Covered California Extends Open Enrollment Deadline to Dec. 30Covered California is extending the open-enrollment deadline for health care coverage for two weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CA Health Insurance Mandate Looms, Covered CA Deadline Fast ApproachingThe new year is fast-approaching, and if you want to enter it insured through Covered California, you're running out of time. Starting January 1st, 2020, a new mandate will take effect requiring all Californians to be insured. Those who aren't, will face a penalty. This is among two huge changes next year.
California Assembly Speaker Shelves State Single-Payer Health PlanSpeaker Anthony Rendon called the bill "woefully incomplete."
Gov. Brown Signs Spending Plan That Expands Medi-Cal While Continuing Budget CutsGov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed a budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year that accommodates an influx of uninsured residents into Medi-Cal yet leaves in place a 10 percent recession-era cut to most doctors, dentists and other health care providers who treat Medi-Cal patients.
Covered California Extends Payment Deadline To Jan. 15Covered California says on its website that health coverage will continue to take effect on Jan. 1 but the payment deadline has been extended to prevent consumers from feeling rushed to pay recently received invoices.
California Asks Health Insurers To Extend PoliciesCalifornia's insurance commissioner on Thursday called on health insurance companies and the state insurance exchange to extend a deadline on individual policies through 2014 after President Barack Obama announced changes to his Affordable Care Act.