We advocate for patients who cannot stand up for themselves.

Joan Werblun
Chair, California Chronic Care Coalition

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October 14, 2019

Patients, Doctors and Advocates Applaud Governor Newsom’s Signature on SB 600

(Sacramento, CA) – The health plan practice of routinely denying fertility preservation for individuals undergoing medical treatments such as chemotherapy will finally be curbed with Governor Newsom’s signature on Senate Bill…

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September 10, 2019

California congressional delegation needs to protect patients against surprise medical bills

CalMatters By Liz Helms The rising cost of health care places undue stress and financial burdens on patients already struggling to access the treatment and services they need to live…

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August 13, 2019

Cancer patients are being denied drugs, even with doctor prescriptions and good insurance

By: Carmen George The Fresno Bee August 2, 2019 Norma Smith was diagnosed with stage-three cancer in December. There are four stages to cancer, and number three means the cancer –…

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