Charity Founded To Help People In Remote Areas Obtain Basic Medical Care Sets Up Shop In The United States

Getting your basic health care from a charity organization isn’t just for people in remote areas anymore, according to 60 Minutes. Meet RAM — Remote Area Medical — a charity founded to bring basic health care: vision, dental, and mammograms, for example, to remote parts of the world. What remote areas are they working in now? Try Knoxville, Tenn.

California Seeks To Fine Blue Shield $12.6 Million For Illegal Cancellations

California Seeks To Fine Blue Shield $12.6 Million For Illegal Cancellations

The LA Times says that the State of California is seeking a $12.6 million dollar fine against Blue Shield for 1,262 violations of claims-handling laws that resulted in 200 people losing their insurance. Blue Cross and Blue Shield have already been fined $1 million for improperly terminating the policies of the sick and pregnant.