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Affordable Care Act News

Latest Sacramento Affordable Care Act News

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

1.2 Million Enroll In California Health Plans

California’s health exchange says more than 1.2 million Californians enrolled in private insurance plans by the initial deadline earlier this week.

04/03/2014

Covered California phone chat

Covered California Sends Deaf Callers To Hotline Offering ‘Hot Ladies’

On the deadline to sign up for health coverage through Covered California, some hearing-impaired residents were sent to a chat line offering ‘hot ladies’ instead of an insurance navigator.

03/31/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

California Makes Final Drive For Health Coverage

Whether it’s a chance for a subsidy or to avoid a tax penalty, Californians are making a last-minute dash to sign up for health coverage.

03/31/2014

Cover Oregon

Former Official Involved With Cover Oregon May Sue For Defamation

Carolyn Lawson, the former chief information officer for the Oregon Health Authority, says managers at the Health Authority and the insurance exchange, known as Cover Oregon, “privately threatened and publicly scapegoated” her.

03/18/2014

Covered CA

Folsom Company Says Covered California Plan It Paid For Hasn’t Arrived

The company has made three payments of $3,700 each. Each check has been cashed by Covered California, yet no account numbers or cards have been delivered.

03/13/2014