Lisa Aliferis

Lisa Aliferis appears in the following:

Spike In ER, Hospital Use Short-Lived After Calif. Medicaid Expansion

Friday, October 17, 2014

Previous research found that going on Medicaid increased a poor person's use of costly emergency room visits. Now an analysis suggests that initial spike in ER visits quickly tapers off.


San Francisco Politician Goes Public With His Choice To Take Anti-HIV Drug

Thursday, September 18, 2014

City Supervisor Scott Wiener said he is taking a pill that can dramatically reduce the risk of HIV infection. He appears to be the first elected official to have gone public with the decision.


Nearly Half Of Californians Who Used Exchange May Drop Coverage

Thursday, April 03, 2014

Over the next year, many of the more than 1.2 million people who used the Covered California exchange to buy health insurance are expected to switch to job-based plans or Medicaid.


In California, Asian-Americans Flock To Health Coverage

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

California has signed up over 1 million people on its insurance exchange. People of Asian descent represent a high percentage of sign-ups, but some subgroups have proved hard to reach.


Canceled In California: People Eye Health Plans Off Exchange

Friday, December 06, 2013

Some Californians are choosing plans that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act to save money. They have only a few weeks left to pick coverage that will last a year. It will eventually be replaced by health insurance that includes a full range of essential benefits, but at a higher cost.