Insurers will have to cover 8 at-home virus tests per month
The New York Times
The Biden administration announced the new guidelines as it continued to work to get coronavirus tests to people regardless of their insurance status.
New York board formally mandates booster shots for health care workers
A panel at the state Department of Health on Tuesday formally adopted the mandate for health care workers to receive booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Hochul’s ‘health equity’ proposals draw scrutiny. What advocates say was missing
Some advocates have taken issue with what — and more specifically who — was not included in those health-related State of the State plans.
Could this be the year for single payer health care in New York?
The chair of the state Senate Health Committee, Sen. Gustavo Rivera, identified the single payer bill as top priority, though perhaps a longer-term goal.
Hospital data indicates available beds — but health care workers say otherwise
Buprenorphine is now available without prior authorization for people on Medicaid
Gavin Newsom proposes health care access for all in plan to cover undocumented Californians
The Sacramento Bee
California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing to extend Medi-Cal coverage to all low-income, undocumented adults living in the state.