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Category: Health

Get Coverage and Avoid Penalties

There's a special opportunity to enroll in health insurance this year and avoid paying a penalty to Uncle Sam.
categories HealthImmigration

Feds Strike Deal to Close Exide Permanently

Deal will allow company to avoid criminal prosecution.
categories BusinessCrimeGreen NewsHealthPublic Safety

Debate Continues Over Controversial Health Law Case

The Supreme Court began meeting last week to consider the ongoing case of King v. Burwell, which puts at risk President Obama’s low- and middle-income subsidies for millions of Americans who live in states without their own private health insurance exchanges.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

'Age of Dignity' Author, Caregivers Call for Home-Worker & Immigrant Rights

Author and MacArthur ‘genius’ Ai-Jen Poo joined eldercare workers to call for job rights and immigration reform as they serve a fast-aging U.S. population.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthImmigration

LA’s Korean “Well-Dying” Program Counters End-of-Life Planning Taboo

The ‘Well-Dying’ program advance-care planning in Los Angeles is helping Korean elders challenge their culture’s taboo on discussing death.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Immigrant Youth Encourage Peers to Apply for Medi-Cal

Undocumented and Uninsured campaign strives to help immigrants receive health care.
categories HealthImmigrationYouth

Rest in Peace, Olive Kang

Sixteen-month-old Olive Kang, the subject of a donor campaign championed by her aunt, actress Moon Bloodgood, passed away early Saturday morning, according to her family.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

2 Deaths, Major Exposure Linked to ‘Superbug’ at UCLA Hospital

Infected bacteria from contaminated medical instruments is suspected in a “superbug” outbreak at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center that has infected at least seven patients, two of whom died. More than 170 others may have also been exposed to the antibiotic-resistant germs.
categories HealthPublic Safety

Not Insured Yet? You Still Have A Chance to Enroll

A new criteria allows consumers facing tax penalties to enroll in Covered California by April 30.
category Health
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