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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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Over 728K Residents Signed Up So Far For Health Coverage Through Covered California

Federal data show that California’s health exchange is more than halfway toward meetings its goal of 1.3 million people signing up for individual insurance policies by the March 31 enrollment deadline.

02/12/2014

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Covered California Setting Aside $200M For Future Potential Deficit

Officials brimmed with confidence after the agency tallied 625,000 individual or family health care enrollments through mid-January, the most of any state.

02/09/2014

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Covered California Stands By Enrollment Counselors With Criminal Pasts

Covered California spokesman Dana Howard says all applicants go through scrutiny to make sure the counselor has changed their ways.

01/31/2014

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Dozens Of Covered California Counselors Have Criminal Pasts

The Covered California website boasts its representatives undergo criminal background checks, but it doesn’t mention that they’ve hired people with rap sheets.

01/30/2014

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Covered California Releases 6-Figure Salaries For Three New Hires

All are being paid from the pool of $1 billion in federal grant money the exchange has received to date.

01/28/2014

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Calif. Health Exchange Criticized For Sign-Ups

California’s health insurance exchange is coming under heavy criticism for its lackluster efforts to sign up Latinos and for continued paperwork problems that have left some consumers in limbo.

01/23/2014

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