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Health Care Reform

(Covered California)

Covered California Struggles With Heavy Volume As Deadline Arrives

The agency overseeing California’s health insurance exchange offered a bit of breathing room for consumers who tried but failed to meet Monday’s deadline for coverage starting in the new year, as its website and call centers were overwhelmed by last-minute demand.

12/23/2013

(Covered California)

Covered California Enrollment Still Skewing Older After 2 Months

Older Californians are continuing to enroll in the state’s health exchange at a higher rate than younger residents, according to figures released Thursday.

12/12/2013

(Covered California)

Covered California Deals With Backlog Of 25,000 Applications

California’s health insurance exchange has a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be processed by Dec. 23 for the applicants to get health insurance starting in the new year.

12/09/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

(CBS)

Obama Gets Help From Oracle, Google To Fix Healthcare Site

The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the technological problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance.

10/31/2013

(Covered California)

Covered California Health Exchange Has Processed 16K Applications

Officials with California’s health insurance exchange say more than 16,300 applications were processed during the marketplace’s first five days of operation.

10/08/2013

A doctor treats a patient in a room of the emergency department of a hospital in Lens, northern France, on September 18, 2013. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Enrollment Begins At California Health Care Exchange

Business officially opened Tuesday morning at health insurance exchange call centers in California, under President Obama’s health care overhaul.

10/01/2013

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5 Things You Need To Know About The ACA

The Affordable Care Act is a nationwide effort to cover millions more people with health insurance. There are five key things to know about your options…

09/30/2013

(CBS)

Covered California Call Center In Concord Prepares For Start Of Affordable Care Act

With major parts of the Affordable Care Act taking effect on Tuesday, the Covered California call center in Concord said they are prepared to answer questions about health care reform.

09/30/2013

Examination in a doctor's office. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Worry How Much Obamacare Will Cost Them

The controversy over the Affordable Care Act landed in Silicon Valley Thursday as small businesses questioned a panel of experts about whether they could afford the costs associated with the new health insurance requirements.

09/26/2013

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