The state is ramping up advertising and marketing efforts in the final month of open enrollment for health insurance to minimize the estimated 1 million Californians who will face tax penalties for staying uninsured, exchange officials announced Tuesday.
From too few doctors, to state regulators who weren’t enforcing the law, the set backs and successes of the state’s health care exchange have been the topic of many ConsumerWatch reports this year. Now, the new laws in the New Year could fix some of the most significant issues facing Covered California. Julie Watts reports.
Health insurance is supposed to help pay your medical bills, but that’s not how it worked for a young dad with a top-tier insurance plan.
A new state investigation confirmed that health insurance companies have been promoting bogus lists of doctors available in their Covered California health plans for months.
Covered California officials say the first weekend of open enrollment for the second round of state subsidized health insurance was busy, but some shoppers found out, not all the bugs have been worked out with the website.
Californians Signing Up For Health Care Insurance In Person, Or Online As Open Enrollment Begins Again
Across the Bay Area and around the country, hundreds of thousands of people began signing up for health care, as day one of the second open enrollment cycle under the Affordable Care Act got underway.
Residents who want health insurance through Covered California can start signing up for the service on Saturday, San Mateo County officials said Thursday.
Proposition 45, which asked voters if they want the state insurance commissioner to regulate health care rates for small businesses and individual health plans, appeared to be heading toward defeat Tuesday.
California’s health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
The race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. Officials with Covered California, however, are defending the decisions that were made.