Brown Hits Roadblocks With Plan To Replace Managed Care Organization Tax
The framework for Gov. Jerry Brown's complicated proposal has been generally backed by insurers, but details must be worked out to gain full support from businesses and Republican state lawmakers. In other news from the California Legislature, an artificial turf safety bill is rejected.
New Product Would Help Health Care Providers Locate Veins
The startup's new technology could especially help with elderly patients whose veins are harder to find, the CEO says. Meanwhile, another partner asks Theranos to stop using its Palo Alto lab for its testing.
Adolescent Girl Is LA County’s First Confirmed Zika Case
Health officials say the patient has since recovered. The World Health Organization is holding an emergency meeting to decide if the Zika virus requires a coordinated global response. Meanwhile, public officials warn that a vaccine is years away.