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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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Covered California Enrollment Numbers Still Lower Than Expected

More people are signing up for the new affordable care act, but it’s still not enough, say those behind the program.

12/14/2013

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California Unveils Government Healthcare Plans

The state agency Covered California negotiated medical insurance rates with 13 companies. If you live in the Sacramento region, there are four pre-selected providers to choose from.

05/23/2013

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13 Insurers To Compete On Calif. Health Exchange

The state’s largest health insurers, including Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield and Kaiser Permanente, will be among 13 plans competing for policies from millions of Californians who are expected to purchase coverage through the state’s new health exchange, officials announced Thursday.

05/23/2013

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Anthem Blue Cross Settles Lawsuit Involving 120K Policyholders

Anthem Blue Cross has agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the health insurer of manipulating policies and forcing California patients into higher deductible policies with fewer benefits.

06/21/2011

California Fines Insurers For Underpaying Hospitals And Doctors

California’s seven largest health insurers face nearly $5 million in fines for allegedly failing to pay hospitals and physicians fairly and on time.

11/29/2010