Health

Harris pleads for Medi-Cal kids, but critics decry a welfare state

Harris pleads for Medi-Cal kids, but critics decry a welfare state

Newly minted California Sen. Kamala Harris recently tweeted her warning about the doom to befall her state’s children if the GOP’s health care replacement cuts federal Medicaid spending.   1 in 2 Californian children depend on Medicaid. This plan’s cuts to Medicaid attacks those who need heath care most. https://t.co/GBRQkFO0st — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) February 24, 2017 Harris probably didn’t ... Read More »

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Without Obamacare or a replacement, 370,000 in San Diego County could lose insurance

Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientist Linda Rasmussen is “extremely nervous” about President Donald Trump’s plan to repeal Obamacare. It’s kept her healthy since 2014, when she enrolled in a subsidized plan through Covered California, the health insurance marketplace the law enabled. If Republicans repeal it without an equivalent replacement, and without federal subsidies she now receives, she’ll be out of ... Read More »

Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

A former Sharp Grossmont physician has sued the hospital saying its officials harassed him and forced him to resign after he criticized dozens of practices he claims endangered mothers and newborns. In his 48-page complaint filed in San Diego Superior Court, Grossmont’s former chief of anesthesiology Dr. Patrick Sullivan also alleges that Sharp administrators in January 2016 reinstalled secret video ... Read More »

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