With Covered California health insurance coverage beginning Wednesday, another hurdle for consumers will come on Jan. 6 when they must pay for it.
Over 150,000 residents of California have successfully enrolled so far. California has more than seven million uninsured residents.
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.
The California health exchange is giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their knowledge.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
California’s new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation’s largest uninsured population.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.
If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.