New State Budget Boosts Health Care for Older ImmigrantsCalifornia will soon pay the health care bills for low-income people 50 and older who are living in the country illegally, part of an expansion of Medicaid that aims to inch the nation’s most populous state toward Democrats’ goal of making sure everyone has health insurance.
Covered California Launches New Enrollment Period Promoting American Rescue Plan SavingsState officials on Monday launched a new special enrollment period for Covered California to allow residents to receive reduced health insurance premiums available through the American Rescue Plan.
Covered California Offers Special Enrollment Period Following President Biden Executive OrderCalifornians without health insurance will be able to sign up for health care coverage through a special enrollment period for Covered California, the state's health exchange that connects Californians with insurers under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.
COVID: Covered California Nears 1.6 Million Enrolled As Signup Deadline LoomsNearly 1.6 million people have purchased health insurance through Covered California, state officials said Tuesday, a number that reflects the state's high unemployment rate as millions of people have lost their jobs — and their employer-sponsored health coverage — during the pandemic.
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.
Coronavirus Update: Massive Surge In Covered California Sign-Ups During COVID-19 EmergencyOver the past three weeks, as the impacts of the novel coronavirus pandemic have led to more than 22,000 infections in California and many people losing their jobs, the state is reporting huge numbers of people signing up for health insurance.
Signups Rise For Covered California After State Requires Coverage, Enhances SubsidiesCalifornia has reversed several years of slipping sign ups on its Affordable Care Act exchange.
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.
Bay Area Politicians Denounce Texas Judge's Decision Striking Down ObamacareThe Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, was declared unconstitutional Friday by a federal judge in Texas and California politicians quickly denounced the ruling.
California Enrollment Under Obama Health Law Dips SlightlyEnrollment in Covered California dropped slightly this year as about 35,000 fewer people signed up for coverage through the state's insurance marketplace, officials reported Wednesday.
California Outspending U.S. Government To Market ObamacareCovered California is wielding a monster marketing budget that devotes $45 million to ads.
Unlike Trump, Covered California Really Wants You To Know About Open EnrollmentUnlike the federal government, California wants you to know that Covered California open enrollment has begun and rates remain affordable.
Covered California Rates Going Up 12.5% Amid Obamacare UncertaintyInsurers on the Covered California health exchange announce a 12.5 percent price hike Tuesday, as a major insurance carrier cuts back on coverage.
Covered California: Lower-Income Elderly To Take Hit Under GOP Health BillA preliminary study Tuesday estimated that the Republican plan to replace the national health care overhaul would deliver a financial jolt to elderly, lower-income Californians, potentially leaving tens of thousands without coverage.
Study: Lower-Income Elderly Californians Take Hit Under GOP Health BillA preliminary study Tuesday estimated that the Republican plan to replace the national health care overhaul would deliver a financial jolt to elderly, lower-income Californians, potentially leaving tens of thousands without coverage.