Health Insurance

Covered California Expected To Announce 2016 Individual Premium Rates Monday California on Monday will announce 2016 premium rates for individual health plans sold on the state's insurance exchange, an important gauge of affordability amid growing concern that some insurers around the country are seeking double-digit price increases.
35 California Counties Extend Health Care To ImmigrantsA group of 35 California counties have agreed to provide basic health care to people who are in the United States illegally.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
California Urging Health Sign-Ups To Minimize Tax PenaltiesThe state exchange is ramping up advertising and marketing efforts in the final month of open enrollment for health insurance to minimize the number of Californians who will face tax penalties for remaining uninsured.
Health Insurance Sign-Ups Coming To Shopping MallsThe Obama administration will promote health insurance coverage at shopping malls starting on Black Friday and continuing through the busiest shopping days of the holiday season, officials announced Wednesday. They said more than 462,000 people selected a private insurance plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through the online marketplace
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
State Says Insurers Must Cover Elective AbortionsHealth insurance companies in California may not refuse to cover the cost of abortions, state insurance officials have ruled in a reversal of policy stemming from the decision by two Catholic universities to drop elective abortions from their employee health plans.
California Health Care Sign-Ups Exceed Projections A late surge of sign-ups pushed California's health insurance exchange beyond the original enrollment projections of the Obama administration.
Tax Day Also Final Day For Covered California EnrollmentIt's not just tax day. Tuesday also is the two-week extension deadline to sign up for health coverage through California's insurance exchange.
Deadline Brings High Interest For Health InsuranceA 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.
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.
Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.