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In First State of the State, Governor Newsom Outlines Big Ideas on Health Care Affordability |

In his first State of the State address, Governor Newsom outlined big ideas on health care.  Governor Newsom is right to focus on the affordability crisis in California, given the costs of health care, housing and other expenses in our state. From premiums to prescription drug prices, the Governor pinpointed the problem that Californians are struggling with high health care costs …

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Avoid Unintended Consequences in Healthcare

Home » Blog » Interviews » Killing Cats Leads to Rats: How Healthcare Can Avoid Unintended Consequences Recently, I had the opportunity to see Richard Franzi, author of Killing Cats Leads to Rats, speak about his book. Essentially, the topic is the unintended consequences of our decisions. And in terms of healthcare, there are unintended consequences all over the place. …

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Boston Business Journal quoted David Williams about the sudden departure of Partners HealthCare CEO, Dr. David Tochiana: “(Torchiana) tried to rationalize the organization and make Partners into a real company with more centralized decision-making, and make Partners itself mean something other than just the General and the Brigham,” Williams said. “It’s not surprising that he wasn’t successful. I don’t know …

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New Covered California Report Outlines Options for Affordability Assistance for Health Insurance |

Following the release of 2019 enrollment numbers earlier this week that show steady overall enrollment but a 23% drop in new sign-ups, Covered California today put out a new report detailing various options for increasing affordability assistance for low- and moderate-income Californians who buy health insurance as individuals. The report, commissioned by the Legislature in last year’s AB 1810, offers several proposals …

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Free Healthcare Marketing: 7 Opportunities to Save

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Home » Blog » Doctor Marketing » Don’t Miss These 7 Free (Or Cheap) Healthcare Marketing Opportunities Securing the growth of any healthcare business requires a thorough plan and budget for your marketing. But we get it—many doctors, administrators, and executives are also searching for free, simple ways to reach a local audience. Many of these free healthcare marketing opportunities …

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New Covered CA Sign-Up Numbers Signal Need for More Affordability Assistance and Individual Mandate |

Today, Covered California released its 2019 enrollment numbers, showing sharp declines in new sign-ups, but overall enrollees holding steady. The new report shows Covered California’s resiliency despite federal sabotage, with 1.2 million renewals and nearly 300,000 new enrollees, a total of 1.5 million enrollees. However, new sign-ups were down significantly – 23.7% – due to the elimination of the penalty to have …

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