Category Archives: California health plans

With the world’s 8th largest economy, California is a world unto itself. Health care plans in California are forced to follow rules that are quite different from those in most other states.

In California, Docs rushing to exit Medi-Cal

The LA Times reports that California docs are taking money out of their own pockets to pay for medical expenses not covered by Medi-Cal. In February, the Legislature rolled back Medi-Cal payouts by 10%, further exasperating the problem.

exits.http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-medical24mar24,0,4323049.story

COMMENT:
As baby boomers begin to age, the crisis in California is only going to get worse. Is the state really prepared to handle medical care of its aging residents 10, 20 years from now?