What to consider as the first open enrollment period in California under the federal Affordable Care Act comes to an end:
With less than a week to go from its Monday deadline, Covered California has blown past its enrollment goals for the new health insurance program, according to officials.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
The enrollment portal has been temporarily taken offline because of software malfunctions that were affecting the consumer experience. Covered California decided to close the enrollment portion of the website early Wednesday afternoon.
Over 150,000 residents of California have successfully enrolled so far. California has more than seven million uninsured residents.
Representatives with the state’s health care exchange, Covered California, are holding a number of events at Bay Area libraries helping people enroll over the next two weeks.
Officials with California’s health insurance exchange say more than 16,300 applications were processed during the marketplace’s first five days of operation.
California State University plans to spend the projected $125.1 million in extra state funding for the 2013-14 academic year to expand enrollment and online courses, boost employee salaries and pay for increased energy and health benefit costs.
Assistant Vice Chancellor Robert Turnage told reporters Monday that the 23-campus system faces two bleak scenarios that the Board of Trustees will discuss at its Tuesday meeting.
The University of California is reporting a big jump in the percentage of out-of-state students who have been admitted for undergraduate study.