Officials with Covered California announced on Wednesday that ten insurance companies will offer plans through the state’s health insurance exchange next year. Average premium rates, however, will also increase.
While California Republicans came together over the weekend for their biannual convention in solidarity with intentions to unseat Gov. Jerry Brown, the GOP front-runners represent a wide gap within the party.
Millions of dollars will be spent encouraging people to sign up for health insurance when open enrollment in California’s insurance exchange begins Oct. 1. An outreach campaign will include media buys, community meetings and even door-to-door visits.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld virtually all of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that nearly every American have health insurance.
As challenges to the President’s health care reform continue, so does the implementation of the law. New provisions of the Affordable Care Act include a focus on insurance companies.