Covered California Looks To Enroll 750,000 Uninsured PeopleCalifornia health exchange officials said Thursday they will strategically target about 750,000 uninsured people who qualify for health insurance subsidies but haven't signed up for coverage.
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.
Where Are The Uninsured In America?Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Who Are The Uninsured In America?Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
California Given Green Light To Run Own Health Insurance MarketThe federal government has approved California’s plan to run its own health insurance market, a milestone in the state’s effort to meet the national health care reform law.
KCBS In Depth: Push For States To Opt In On Affordable Care ActNow that the Affordable Care Act has been ruled on by the highest court in the land, participation in the health insurance program is the next hurdle for proponents. And, it stands to reason that the medical community will have a lot to say to state officials across the nation who are thinking of "opting out."
Calif. Likely Among First States With Health Insurance ExchangeAfter Thursday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act, several million Californians could be among the first in the nation to qualify for government subsidized insurance because of state efforts.
California Cuts Discount Car Insurance Program PriceA little known state program that offers low cost car insurance to low-income California drivers just got cheaper.
East Bay Mayors Press Governor To Save Doctors Medical CenterPolitical pressure is mounting on Governor Jerry Brown to sign a bill authored by State Sen. Loni Hancock that would benefit the cash-strapped Doctors Medical Center in San Pablo.
Thousands Line Up In Oakland For Free Health ClinicThousands of people looking for health services made their way to the Oakland Coliseum for a free four-day health clinic.
Thousands Expected For Free Health Care Event In OaklandServices expected to be performed during the weekend event included dental cleanings, filling and extractions, eye exams and preparation and delivery of glasses, breast exams and diabetes screenings.
Alameda County Reaches Out To Kids Without Health InsuranceAlameda County officials are working to get more of the more than 10,000 uninsured children in the county health coverage.
New San Francisco Excelsior Clinic Targets UninsuredThe clinic planned to provide primary and preventive medical care, basic dental and mental health screening, prescription medication assistance, and specialty referral coordination.
Analyst: Health Care Bills Won't Add To California's DeficitTwo bills aimed at helping the uninsured get health care coverage won't send the California state budget deeper into the red, according to a state government analysis that contradicts claims by opponents.
Advocates Call for Immediate Help for CA's UninsuredCalifornia health care advocates have called for revisions to President Obama's Affordable Care Act which they claim do not thoroughly address the needs of the state's low-income and uninsured residents.