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Health Coverage Sign-Up Deadline Extended 2 Weeks

The initial enrollment period for getting subsidized health coverage may have passed, but California’s health insurance exchange is offering a two-week extension to accommodate the crush of last-minute applicants.

04/01/2014

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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

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Covered California Events

Get covered! These events are being held to help anyone with trouble making sense of California’s healthcare exchange get signed up.

03/29/2014

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Covered California Sees Late Surge In Health Enrollment

California officials say they are seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and they are encouraging more people to apply.

03/28/2014

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Calif. To Send Voter Forms To Insurance Enrollees

California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million people who signed up for insurance through the state’s health care exchange.

03/24/2014

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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

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California Health Exchange Enrollment Hits 900K

The head of California’s health exchange says 900,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage so far.

03/13/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Canceled Health Plans

Sen. Ted Gaines claiming the agency’s board violated the law a second time when it voted last November not to extend those policies after President Barack Obama made that option available.

03/05/2014

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Couple Says Covered California Plan Saved Woman’s Life

She couldn’t afford insurance until she and her husband bill signed up for Kaiser coverage through the health exchange. Her first mammogram in years revealed a potentially life-threatening problem that’s now been fixed.

02/21/2014

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Another CBS13 Viewer Says Doctors Denying Covered California Plan

Some doctors won’t accept patients with insurance through Covered California—the state-run implementation of the Affordable Care Act. In some cases, doctors say they reimbursement rates are lower.

02/19/2014

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Man’s Back Surgery On Hold As Doctors Deny Covered California Coverage

He needs his surgery yesterday. But instead of scheduling his date, he and his wife are navigating a confusing maze of doctors and insurance plans.

02/18/2014

An estimated 2 million illegal immigrants live in California. (Getty Images)

California Bill Would Insure People In U.S. Illegally

Immigrants living in the country illegally would be able to buy health insurance through the state of California under a proposed bill.

02/16/2014

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