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Achieving Mental Health Parity

Sep 23, 2015
Photo by Heidi de Marco/KHN

After the state of California fined her employer $4 million in 2013 for violating the legal rights of mental health patients, Oakland psychologist Melinda Ginne expected her job — and her patients’ lives — to get better.

Instead, she said, things got worse.

The New Health Care Rules: Tax Returns, Taxes, Penalties, and Exemptions.
Guests: Jason Galek, a Specialist in Taxation Law, Certified by the California Board of Legal  Specialization of the State Bar, and Christina Weed, tax attorney. Listeners with questions for Chuck and his guests, please call 415-841-4134.



On the October 6th,  2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a debate about proposition 45, the ballot initiative that gives California's state insurance commissioner veto power over rate increases. Opponents say prop 45 would undermine the Affordable Care Act. Proponents argue that without health insurance rate regulations, they will continually go up. What questions do you have about proposition 45? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Do young "invincibles" need health insurance?

Mar 6, 2014

From our partners at Youth Radio.



The Affordable Care Act/Medi-Cal Coverage -- immigration issues.
Guest:  Ellen Wu, Exec. Director, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Listeners: please call with questions & comments for Chuck and Ellen Wu: 415-841-4134.

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Guests:  Bonnie Preston, Outreach & Policy Specialist, Office of the Regional Director, Region IX, U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services, San Francisco Office;  Amber Cutler, Staff Attorney, the National Senior Citizens Law Center.

Listeners -- please call with questions & comments for Chuck and his guests: 415-841-4134.