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Poll: Californians Increasingly Back Medi-Cal For Immigrants

Californians increasingly support extending public health care services to immigrants who are in the country illegally, according to new survey results released Wednesday.

08/26/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

Cover Oregon

Cover Oregon Shutdown Leads To 62 Layoffs After Exchange Never Got Off Ground

Cover Oregon executive director Aaron Patnode told the agency that layoffs will occur in March and April. Most employees being let go work in customer service.

01/12/2015

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Health Care Sticker Shock: Tax Refunds Could Be Taken To Make Up For Low Income Estimates

Covered California enrollees who underestimated their income when signing up for California’s implementation of the Affordable Care Act may be hit with sticker shock when tax season rolls around.

01/06/2015

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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

covered

Covered California Insurance Signups Outpacing Last Year’s Enrollment Numbers

According to Covered California, 11,357 consumers selected an insurance plan in the first four days of the second round of open enrollment that began Tuesday. Last year, when technical glitches and paperwork confusion marred the opening of the exchanges nationwide, it took 15 days to reach 11,000 plan selections.

11/20/2014

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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

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Income Checks Knocking Californians From Health Care Plans To Medi-Cal

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

09/09/2014

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State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective Abortions

Health insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.

08/23/2014

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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

Cover Oregon

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

US President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. Photo by Olivier Douliery/ABACAUSA.COM

Obama Takes Humorous Jabs At Health Care Stumble

Little was sacred when President Barack Obama tossed out playful but pointed jokes Saturday night – not even his own health care plan.

05/03/2014

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