A few articles that we wanted to share this week.
‘Somebody is gonna die’: Omicron hobbles California’s new Medicaid prescription system – Thousands of patients are having trouble getting their medications because of problems with California’s new Medicaid prescription drug program.
CMA: “Medi-Cal Rx temporarily removes prior auth requirements for most drugs”
CMA: Op-Ed: Medical malpractice ballot measure would benefit lawyers
Gavin Newsom hasn’t delivered single-payer health care in California. Does it matter?
CDC proposes softer guidance on opioid prescriptions
California to debate mandating Covid vaccines at all workplaces
Justice Dept. signals it may allow safe injection sites
Pandemic’s impact on youth mental health ‘devastating’: Dr. Vivek Murthy said addressing the issue is “not just medical, it’s moral.”
California’s Health Care Dollar
CalOptima abruptly fires entire legal team as concerns mount over agency’s direction
SDUT Opinion: To prevent homelessness among students, schools must take mental health care seriously
State can access federal funds to solve dangerous psychiatric bed shortage
Jessie Diggins’ legacy extends far beyond her historic Olympic gold