Covered California

Consumer Group Says Covered California Slow To Fix Customer ProblemsA consumer advocacy group complains that Covered California remains sluggish at resolving customer service problems, leaving people unable to access health care or finish their taxes.
Covered California Extends Health Insurance Enrollment After Many Affected By 2014 Tax PenaltyThe state's health insurance exchange is giving people who didn't know about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) tax penalty a little extra time to sign up for coverage this year.
Some Covered California Customers Asked To File Tax Returns Despite Erroneous Info From ExchangeThousands of Americans may be filing inaccurate tax returns, because they have been told to ignore mistakes make by Covered California and other state and federal health care exchanges.
Parents On Covered California Insurance Exchange Unable To Get Dentists For KidsPediatric dental care is supposed to be included in all policies sold on California’s Health Insurance exchange, but some parents say just because it’s included doesn’t mean it’s actually possible to get an appointment with a dentist who’ll treat kids.
Tax Forms For 4,500 Covered California Enrollees Still Missing, Weeks Before DeadlineLast month, KPIX 5 reported on the problems Covered California has had issuing tax forms to people who bought insurance on the state-run exchange. Now, tax forms for thousands of customers are still missing.
Midnight Deadline Looms To Begin Insurance-Enrollment Process With Covered CaliforniaHealthcare consumers who take action to start enrollment in Covered California or make an appointment by midnight Sunday will have until Friday to complete the enrollment process.
Covered California Sends Out Nearly 100,000 Tax Forms Containing Errors, Others Deal With Missing FormsTens of thousands of people who buy their health insurance through Covered California will get an unpleasant surprise when they file taxes this year.
Covered California Urges 1 Million Uninsured Californians Facing Tax Penalties To Sign UpThe 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.
New Laws In 2015 Could Fix Issues Facing Covered CaliforniaFrom 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.
Hospital Snafu Leaves Bay Area Patient With $20K BillHealth 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.
Covered California Insurers Promoting Bogus Doctor Lists According To State InvestigationA new state investigation confirmed that health insurance companies have been promoting bogus lists of doctors available in their Covered California health plans for months.
Website Problems, Phone Delays Reported In 2nd Year Of Covered California EnrollmentCovered 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.