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驴C贸mo Se Dice? California Loops In AI To Translate Health Care Information

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State officials want to use artificial intelligence to translate public health care and social services documents and websites, which they say will speed up translations, save money, and improve Californians鈥 access to critical information. But some IT and language experts worry AI may introduce errors in wording and understanding.

California Lawmakers Preserve Aid to Older, Disabled Immigrants

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Lawmakers passed a budget that rejected Gov. Gavin Newsom鈥檚 proposal to save nearly $95 million by eliminating in-home support services for qualifying older, blind, and disabled immigrants lacking legal residency. Advocates say Newsom鈥檚 plan would have cost more in the long run. Newsom has not indicated whether he鈥檒l veto.

Watch: California Pays Drug Users To Stay Clean

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天天看片 Health News senior correspondent Angela Hart discusses a state Medicaid experiment for people addicted to methamphetamine, cocaine, and other stimulants. For every clean urine test, they can earn money 鈥 up to $599 a year.

California Dabbles With Reining in Health Spending

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California is now among the states trying to keep health-care costs down by setting spending caps 鈥 a task that pits public officials against a deeply entrenched and heavily lawyered set of players. It鈥檚 uncertain whether the state can get insurers, hospitals and medical groups to collaborate on containing costs even as they jockey for […]

Biden Wants Hospitals To Report Data on Gunshot Wounds

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The Biden administration is enlisting America鈥檚 doctors to help combat gun violence. About 160 health-care executives and officials have been invited to the White House today and Friday to promote public health solutions to the epidemic. A top priority, I鈥檓 told: The White House wants hospital emergency departments to collect more data about gunshot injuries […]

Psychoactive Drugs Are Having a Moment. The FDA Will Soon Weigh In.

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Mounting evidence suggests psychoactive drugs including LSD, ketamine, mushrooms, and MDMA can be powerful treatments for severe depression and PTSD. But not everyone is convinced. And even if such drugs gain FDA approval, safety protocols could render them extremely expensive.

Journalists Zero In on Bird Flu and Weight Loss Drugs

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天天看片 Health News and California Healthline staff made the rounds on national and local media this week to discuss their stories. Here鈥檚 a collection of their appearances.

California Pays People With Addiction To Stay Clean 鈥 With Feds鈥 Blessing

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Led by California, a few states are testing an experimental program that pays people to stop using hard drugs. The Golden State was the first to win approval from the Biden administration to cover the sobriety payments, with Medicaid wrapping it into an ambitious health-care initiative spearheaded by Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to provide the […]

California Pays Meth Users To Get Sober

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California鈥檚 Medicaid program is testing a novel approach for people addicted to methamphetamine, cocaine, and other stimulants. For every clean urine test, they can earn money 鈥 up to $599 a year.

California鈥檚 $12 Billion Medicaid Makeover Banks on Nonprofits鈥 Buy-In

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California鈥檚 Medicaid program is relying heavily on community groups to deliver new social services to vulnerable patients, such as security deposits for homeless people and air purifiers for asthma patients. But many of these nonprofits face staffing and billing challenges and haven鈥檛 been able to deliver services effectively.