Parents On Covered California Insurance Exchange Unable To Get Dentists For KidsPediatric dental care is supposed to be included in all policies sold on California’s Health Insurance exchange, but some parents say just because it’s included doesn’t mean it’s actually possible to get an appointment with a dentist who’ll treat kids.
Tax Forms For 4,500 Covered California Enrollees Still Missing, Weeks Before DeadlineLast month, KPIX 5 reported on the problems Covered California has had issuing tax forms to people who bought insurance on the state-run exchange. Now, tax forms for thousands of customers are still missing.
Midnight Deadline Looms To Begin Insurance-Enrollment Process With Covered CaliforniaHealthcare consumers who take action to start enrollment in Covered California or make an appointment by midnight Sunday will have until Friday to complete the enrollment process.
Covered California Sends Out Nearly 100,000 Tax Forms Containing Errors, Others Deal With Missing FormsTens of thousands of people who buy their health insurance through Covered California will get an unpleasant surprise when they file taxes this year.
Covered California Urges 1 Million Uninsured Californians Facing Tax Penalties To Sign UpThe state is ramping up advertising and marketing efforts in the final month of open enrollment for health insurance to minimize the estimated 1 million Californians who will face tax penalties for staying uninsured, exchange officials announced Tuesday.
New Laws In 2015 Could Fix Issues Facing Covered CaliforniaFrom too few doctors, to state regulators who weren't enforcing the law, the set backs and successes of the state's health care exchange have been the topic of many ConsumerWatch reports this year. Now, the new laws in the New Year could fix some of the most significant issues facing Covered California. Julie Watts reports.
Hospital Snafu Leaves Bay Area Patient With $20K BillHealth insurance is supposed to help pay your medical bills, but that’s not how it worked for a young dad with a top-tier insurance plan.
Covered California Insurers Promoting Bogus Doctor Lists According To State InvestigationA new state investigation confirmed that health insurance companies have been promoting bogus lists of doctors available in their Covered California health plans for months.
Website Problems, Phone Delays Reported In 2nd Year Of Covered California EnrollmentCovered California officials say the first weekend of open enrollment for the second round of state subsidized health insurance was busy, but some shoppers found out, not all the bugs have been worked out with the website.
Californians Signing Up For Health Care Insurance In Person, Or Online As Open Enrollment Begins AgainAcross the Bay Area and around the country, hundreds of thousands of people began signing up for health care, as day one of the second open enrollment cycle under the Affordable Care Act got underway.
Covered California Health Insurance Enrollment Begins SaturdayResidents who want health insurance through Covered California can start signing up for the service on Saturday, San Mateo County officials said Thursday.
Voters Reject Proposition 45, That Would Allow Insurance Commissioner To Regulate Healthcare RatesProposition 45, which asked voters if they want the state insurance commissioner to regulate health care rates for small businesses and individual health plans, appeared to be heading toward defeat Tuesday.
Covered California Cancelling More Than 10,000 Enrolled Over Failure To Prove ResidencyCalifornia's health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
Covered California Awards Millions In No-Bid Health PactsThe race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. Officials with Covered California, however, are defending the decisions that were made.
Advocates Sue State Over Massive Medi-Cal Backlog, Low-Income Residents Waiting MonthsAdvocates have filed suit against the state, saying hundreds of thousands of low-income Californians are being denied medical care because of a huge backlog of Medi-Cal applications.