Heather Mack

Heather Mack

Journalist at MobiHealthNews

Print and radio journalist covering the technology and business aspects of health. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2015.

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Public Health Information Portal Opens - California Healthline

Public Health Information Portal Opens - California...

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Unions Oppose Bid by Health Care Chain - California Healthline

by Heather Mack, California Healthline Contributing Reporter Friday, August 15, 2014. Labor unions this week protested a bid from a private, for-profit health ......

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Reaching Remaining Uninsured Will Be Difficult and Expensive ...

A significant drop in the number of Californians without health insurance shows the success of Covered California and Medi-Cal expansion, but reaching the remaining uninsured will take careful analysis, enhanced outreach and funding, according to state health officials....

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Tribal Health Leaders Ask for Consistency, Assistance From ...

California tribal leaders and Covered California officials met to work on unique health coverage problems faced by American Indians ranging from inconsistent interpretations of eligibility to outreach among rural areas without Internet....

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Advocates Want Duals Pilot Project Slowed - California Healthline

The National Senior Citizens Law Center is asking state and federal officials to slow down and fix problems in the pilot project to coordinate care for Californians eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal....

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Analysis Spurs Changes in Covered California Outreach Strategy ...

When Covered California’s second enrollment period begins this fall, state officials hope to do a better job reaching out to Californians of color using lessons learned from a staff report on the first enrollment period....

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Landmark Healthy San Francisco Remains Safety Net During ...

San Franciscans unable to afford health coverage through Covered California can continue to receive care through the city's universal health plan until 2015, while city officials work to create a subsidy program to satisfy federal mandates....

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Health Data Sharing Becoming More Attainable but Also More ...

by Heather Mack, California Healthline Contributing Reporter Monday, August 11 , 2014. The health information landscape is fraught with a number of ......

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Statewide Rural Health Association Returns - California Healthline

After a year in the dark, the familiar voice of policy and advocacy for California's rural health communities is coming back. With no staff, no office and technical framework still under construction, the California State Rural Health Association is trying a different, less costly approach to connecting and advocating for...

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New Access to HIV Care, New Difficulties in Affordability - California ...

by Heather Mack, California Healthline Contributing Reporter Monday, July 28, 2014. Health care experts were counting on the Affordable Care Act to pave the ......

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Developmental Center Task Force Reprised - California Healthline

After a task force’s success in devising a plan to re-do development centers, state officials are calling on the same task force to reform and work on a stronger community-based care system....

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Statewide Rural Health Association Returns

After a year in the dark, the familiar voice of policy and advocacy for California’s rural health communities is coming back. With no staff, no office and technical framework still under cons…...

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New Access to HIV Care, New Difficulties in Affordability

The Affordable Care Act offers new coverage opportunities for thousands of HIV-positive Californians who previously were ineligible for private insurance or Medi-Cal. However, the coverage comes wi…...

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Landmark Healthy San Francisco Remains Safety Net During Transition Period

San Franciscans unable to afford health coverage through Covered California can continue to receive care through the city’s universal health plan until 2015, while city officials work to crea…...