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.
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.
Stakes High In California As U.S. Supreme Court Decides Whether To Strike Down Affordable Care ActThe US Supreme court heard arguments early Tuesday morning on whether the Affordable care act should remain in place. While a majority of justices appeared to agree, there’s no guarantee how the Court will eventually rule.
California Health Insurance Rates Increase Slightly For 2021The state plans to increase health insurance premiums for the 1.5 million Californians who purchase coverage through the state marketplace, state officials announced Tuesday.
U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Trump Administration Exemptions To Obamacare Birth Control MandateThe Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the Trump administration's broad exemptions to employers who raise religious or moral objections to providing free birth control coverage, paving the way for more employers to opt out of a provision of the Obama-era health care law that has been at the center of a long-running dispute before the courts.
In Late-Night Filing, Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Invalidate ObamacareIn a late-night court filing, the Trump administration on Thursday urged the Supreme Court to overturn the Affordable Care Act. The filing came the same day the government reported that close to half a million people who lost their health insurance amid the pandemic have got coverage through HealthCare.gov.
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.
California Joins House In Asking Supreme Court To Immediately Decide Fate Of ObamacareLawyers for the Democratic-led House of Representatives as well as California and other Democratic-led states asked the Supreme Court Friday to immediately step in to decide the fate of the Affordable Care Act.
Democratic Leaders Shine Spotlight on Health CareCalifornia congressional Democrats took aim at Pres. Trump on Saturday while promoting their health care agenda in San Francisco.
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.
States: Workaround Succeeding After Trump Cuts Health SubsidiesA workaround by states to counter Trump administration cuts to Affordable Care Act subsidies has largely succeeded in protecting consumers from higher costs, California and 17 other states said.
Democratic Attorneys General Fight Texas Over Obamacare LawsuitSixteen Democratic attorneys general pushed back Monday against a Texas lawsuit aimed at striking down former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Leading Liberal Policy Group Unveils 'Medicare Extra' Plan for Universal CoverageA leading liberal policy group is raising the ante in the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.
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.
Late Sign-Ups Show Obamacare Clinging to Life in Trump EraA deadline burst of sign-ups after a tumultuous year for the Obama health law has revealed continued demand for the program's subsidized individual health plans. But ACA troubles aren't over.