Health Care Reform
Officials with California’s health insurance exchange say more than 16,300 applications were processed during the marketplace’s first five days of operation.
Business officially opened Tuesday morning at health insurance exchange call centers in California, under President Obama’s health care overhaul.
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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.
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.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
Half of California voters say their health care costs increased this year. And, the same proportion describes health care as difficult to afford.
Twelve health insurance companies have signed contracts to offer coverage through California’s new exchange as part of the federal health care law.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-California, came to Oakland Monday to promote the nation’s new health care law, saying it will help millions of Americans get the health care they need.