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Trump’s “health plan” raises major alarms in California

Responding to President-elect Donald Trump’s “health plan” released today (https://www.greatagain.gov/policy/healthcare.html), here’s a comment from Anthony Wright, executive director, Health Access California, the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition: “President-elect Trump’s health plan of a few paragraphs has virtually no detail, but just enough to raise major alarm about the significant threats to Medicare, Medicaid, the […]

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All consumers should check out California Healthcare Compare

California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued the following statement this week:  California Healthcare Compare is a new tool that provides the public with access to important information about the price and quality of medical care in California. Californians have had very little access to price information before seeking medical care. In the last few years, we’ve […]

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Joe’s Health Calendar for Feb. 11

Check this column regularly for health events of interest to San Joaquin County residents. New events are being added all the time. Have a health-oriented event the public in San Joaquin County should know about? Let me know at jgoldeen@recordnet.com and I’ll get it into my Health Calendar. I’m not interested in promoting commercial enterprises here, […]

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Joe’s Health Calendar for Feb. 10

Check this column regularly for health events of interest to San Joaquin County residents. New events are being added all the time. Have a health-oriented event the public in San Joaquin County should know about? Let me know at jgoldeen@recordnet.com and I’ll get it into my Health Calendar. I’m not interested in promoting commercial enterprises […]

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No pleasing single-payer advocates

Could be a lively meeting tonight (Thursday) when members of Single Payer San Joaquin get together at 6:30 p.m. at Peace and Justice Network Center at 231 Bedford Place. Word is many are not at all happy with the U.S. House passage of its health-care reform bill. In fact, our own tireless advocate from Stockton, […]

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