Insurance Sign-Ups Outpacing First Year EnrollmentInsurance 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.
State: Anthem, Blue Shield Misled Customers On Number Of Doctors In Covered California PlansThe California Department of Managed Health Care began investigating in May after patients complained they were told that certain medical providers were included when they chose a health plan, only to find out after their appointment that their doctor was not part of their network. Seeing an out-of-network doctor increases costs significantly for patients.
California Sets Target Of 1.7 Million People Signed Up For Covered CaliforniaAfter 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.
Income Checks Knocking Californians From Health Care Plans To Medi-CalSome Californians who purchased individual health coverage through the state's insurance exchange are suddenly being dropped or transferred to Medi-Cal, the state Medicaid program for the poor that fewer doctors and providers accept.
Covered California Information Seminars
Nearly 1 Million Californians Without Insurance Because Of Covered California Communication ProblemsAbout 900,000 Californians who enrolled for Medi-Cal this year are still waiting for their official ID card that will give them eligibility.
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.
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.
Health Coverage Sign-Up Deadline Extended 2 Weeks The initial enrollment period for getting subsidized health coverage may have passed, but California's health insurance exchange is offering a two-week extension to accommodate the crush of last-minute applicants.
Covered California Sends Deaf Callers To Hotline Offering 'Hot Ladies'On the deadline to sign up for health coverage through Covered California, some hearing-impaired residents were sent to a chat line offering 'hot ladies' instead of an insurance navigator.
Covered California Events
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.
Calif. To Send Voter Forms To Insurance Enrollees California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million people who signed up for insurance through the state's health care exchange.
Folsom Company Says Covered California Plan It Paid For Hasn't ArrivedThe company has made three payments of $3,700 each. Each check has been cashed by Covered California, yet no account numbers or cards have been delivered.