Tag Archives: California

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! CDA Presents brings exotic animal dentistry to Anaheim – CDA (California Dental Association)

From the wild lions roaming sub-Saharan Africa to the critically endangered Sumatran orangutans receiving care at the Sacramento Zoo, exotic animals around the world have been an intriguing topic for many years. While their habitats, diets and breeding practices are usually the conversation of choice, their unique dental needs are often left unexplored. A new… Read More »

Planes carrying American coronavirus evacuees from China land at California military base

Two planes carrying American coronavirus evacuees from Wuhan, China — the epicenter of the deadly outbreak — have landed at Travis Air Force Base in Solano County, Calif., according to local reports. The flights, which were chartered by the U.S. Department of State, are carrying 350 Americans, KNTV reports. Passengers on one of the flights… Read More »

California rejects unique intersex surgery ban for some kids

California lawmakers have rejected a ban on medically unnecessary treatment for babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia By ADAM BEAM Associated Press January 14, 2020, 12:59 AM 4 min read SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers have rejected what would have been a first-of-its-kind ban on medically unnecessary treatment for infants born with ambiguous or… Read More »

After California surprise billing law, fewer specialty services were out-of-network

Dive Brief: After a surprise billing ban went into effect in California, the share of services delivered out-of-network by affected specialties declined by 17%, according to a new analysis by the USC-Brookings Schaeffer Initiative for Health Policy. The drop was primarily focused in the third quarter of 2017, immediately after the law was implemented. The… Read More »