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Headlines

HOW TO COMPLAIN TO MEDICARE - Friday, Aug. 29
Medicare has new toll-free phone lines to take beneficiary complaints, but critics say the numbers are not easy to find. The New York Times

MEDI-CAL ASSET-SEIZURE BILL HEADS TO GOV. BROWN - Thursday, Aug. 28
After passing the state Senate and Assembly unanimously this week, a bill limiting California's seizure of assets from the estates of Medi-Cal recipients is headed toward Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. San Jose Mercury News

MORE DOCTORS MAKE HOUSE CALLS FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS - Tuesday, Aug. 26
Medicare is looking to see if it can save money by using old-fashioned personal physician visits as an alternative to emergency room visits. San Francisco Chronicle

MEDI-CAL HAS BOOBY TRAP FOR SOME ESTATES
- Monday, Aug. 25
Under a money-saving system that has been in place for years, the state of California could seize estate assets of many elderly Medi-Cal recipients after they die. San Francisco Chronicle


STONEBROOK HEALTHCARE EARNS GOLD
- Monday, Aug. 25
Administrator Lori Cooper and her staff at Stonebrook Healthcare Center in Concord have reached the highest level of achievement in the nation, winning the Gold Excellence in Quality Award from the American Health Care Association. AHCA Press Release

COVERED CALIFORNIA TO OFFER ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS - Monday, Aug. 25
Covered California will offer new family dental plans to consumers who enroll in health insurance coverage in 2015, and all individual health insurance plans will include pediatric dental benefits for members through age 18. Sacramento Business Journal  

Special Events

Applications Now Being Accepted



2014 Quality Symposium
Sept. 3 Southern CA
Sept. 5 Northern CA

 

CAHF 64th Annual Convention & Expo
Renaissance Palm Springs & Palm Springs Convention Center
November 9-12, 2014


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