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Healthcare For Undocumented Immigrants Up For Debate At California Capitol This Week

Under the bill, low-income immigrant families would be able to get regular medical care through the state’s Medi-Cal program.

04/13/2015

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

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Covered California Enrollment Deadline Extended Until April 30

California will offer a special extension to buy health insurance through the state exchange for people who say they weren’t aware they would face a tax penalty for being uninsured.

02/20/2015

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California Pushes To Expand Immigrant Health Care

President Barack Obama’s executive order to spare some immigrants from deportation has galvanized Democrats, immigration groups and health care advocates in California to push for expanding health coverage to a segment of the population that remains uninsured.

11/30/2014

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Insurance Sign-Ups Outpacing First Year Enrollment

Insurance sign-ups under California’s health care exchange are running ahead of the pace from a year ago, when the marketplace opened for the first time.

11/20/2014

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California Sets Target Of 1.7 Million People Signed Up For Covered California

After initial missteps caused a choppy start, California health care officials are betting that an upgraded website, more help and better Spanish-language outreach will result in a smoother and bigger second open enrollment season under the Affordable Care Act this year.

11/15/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

California Endowment’s Goal: Health For All

According to a recent UCLA study, nearly 5 million uninsured Californians can get access to prevention-based medical coverage in 2014 through federal health reform, but many of those eligible for Medi-Cal, the state’s public insurance program, haven’t enrolled.

07/07/2014

Health Care Tax

States Concerned Medicaid Costs Will Rise With New Federal Health Care Law

From California to Rhode Island, states are confronting new concerns that their Medicaid costs will rise as a result of the federal health care law.

05/26/2014

Health Care Tax

Despite Optimism, Obstacles Remain For Health Care

The federal health care overhaul is providing coverage for millions of Americans, but it has only chipped away at one of its core goals: to sharply reduce the number of people without insurance.

04/21/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

1.2 Million Enroll In California Health Plans

California’s health exchange says more than 1.2 million Californians enrolled in private insurance plans by the initial deadline earlier this week.

04/03/2014

Credit: Covered California

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

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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