Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, said Friday that the federal government’s budget cuts through sequestration hurt the health and wellbeing of Americans.
November 05, 2012
As Californians prepare to vote on Proposition 37, which would require labeling of food that’s been genetically modified, debate continues on the health implications of eating such foods.
October 01, 2012
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle is discussing the challenges that lie ahead for the Affordable Care Act and what’s needed to ensure its success as part of the UCSF Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series this week.
July 06, 2012
California is preparing to enact provisions of the Affordable Care Act by expanding Medi-Cal coverage and setting up a health benefit exchange. UCSF experts comment.
July 02, 2012
The Supreme Court ruling on the health care law is a "great opportunity, but it’s really only the beginning of what’s likely to be a very long journey,” said Josh Adler, MD, chief medical officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital.
June 29, 2012
As Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling on the health care law is examined, experts are citing concerns about the Medicaid decision, which could end up insuring fewer Americans as states opt out of expansion.
June 28, 2012
This timeline reflects the highlights over the past three years that culminates with the ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
June 28, 2012
UCSF takes its mission of advancing health worldwide seriously and so do the leaders of the free world. That's why UCSF scientists and scholars are regularly called to nation's capitol to get their expert advice.
June 27, 2012
UCSF will hold a panel discussion titled, “What Now? Health Reform in the Aftermath of the Supreme Court Decision,” addressing the impact of the upcoming ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
June 26, 2012
UCSF Medical Center's recent adoption of a new electronic health record system, not only advances patient safety, it enables UCSF to comply with a federal mandate requiring all health providers and hospitals to shift to electronic medical records as part of national health care reform.