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Federal Watchdog Report: California Health Exchange Has Problems With VerificationCalifornia'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.
Calif. Health Exchange Shares Data Without ConsentThe California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
Obamacare Key Dates In 2014Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Calif. Health Exchange Enrolls 35K In First Month, Only Fraction Of TargetCalifornia's new health insurance exchange tentatively enrolled 35,000 people during its first month of operation, a fraction of the eventual goal in the state with the nation's largest uninsured population, federal health officials said Wednesday.
Mayor Johnson Expected To Make Announcement About Affordable Care ActMayor Kevin Johnson will make an announcement this morning about the Affordable Care Act.
Calif. Health Exchange Back Online After UpgradesOnline enrollment is available for California's new health insurance exchange after technical glitches on the system's opening day forced overnight upgrades.
Local Covered California Call Center Opens To High Number Of CallsThe Affordable Care Act kicked off in California on Tuesday, and almost immediately a call center set up to handle questions was inundated with calls.
Where Are The Uninsured In America?Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Who Are The Uninsured In America?Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.
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13 Insurers To Compete On Calif. Health ExchangeThe 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.