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Board That Rolled Out Affordable Care Act In California Undergoes Turnover

The board that oversaw the rollout of the Affordable Care Act in California is undergoing its first major turnover since the state-operated health insurance marketplace was established four years ago.

12/29/2014

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Income Verification Throwing Some Californians Off Health Plans

Some Californians who purchased individual health coverage through the state’s insurance exchange are suddenly being dropped or transferred to Medi-Cal, the state’s Medicaid program for the poor.

09/09/2014

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Federal Watchdog Report: California Health Exchange Has Problems With Verification

California’s marketplace for buying individual health insurance often failed to verify important personal information and resolve discrepancies in applications, a critical process in determining if people are eligible for taxpayer subsidies, a federal watchdog said Tuesday.

07/01/2014

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Governor Considers Suing Oracle Over Cover Oregon Online Health Exchange Debacle

In a letter to Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, Gov. John Kitzhaber said he has fired state managers in charge of Cover Oregon, and now it’s time to hold accountable the website’s main technology contractor.

05/30/2014

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Group Claims Obamacare Unconstitutionally Imposes New Taxes

A Sacramento-based law firm is challenging President Barack Obama’s health care law, claiming it imposes new taxes unconstitutionally.

05/05/2014