A late surge of sign-ups pushed California’s health insurance exchange beyond the original enrollment projections of the Obama administration.
It’s not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California’s insurance exchange.
A blizzard, jammed phone lines and unreliable websites failed to stop throngs of procrastinating Americans from trying to sign up for health coverage by the midnight Monday deadline for President Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy initiative.
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.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.