Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that accommodates an influx of uninsured residents into Medi-Cal yet leaves in place a 10 percent recession-era cut to most doctors, dentists and other health care providers who treat Medi-Cal patients.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.