Issues related to healthcare, medicare, and any other issues regarding affordable care.


Hearing to review the current health insurance industry trend of reclassifying certain life-saving drugs, including drugs related to HIV/AIDS treatment, into a specialty tier, thereby significantly increasing the cost of and limiting access to those drugs for patients; and requesting the Department of Public Health, the Mayor's Office, Anthem Blue Cross of California, Blue Shield of California, Chinese Community Health Plan, Health Net of California, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Los Angeles Ca...



Animal blood donors.

Controlled substances: unfair or deceptive practices.




Receive semi-annual activities report from the Valley Medical Center Foundation.

Residency: displacement by natural disaster.

Small employers: health reimbursement arrangements.

Public bank.

Sugar-sweetened beverages: safety warnings.

Violent felonies.

State government: data.

University of California retirement benefits.

Investigational drugs, biological products, or devices: right to try.