Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.
The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program. That program provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, sparsely populated counties.
Covered California hopes to get 500,000 additional California residents enrolled.
California’s health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care 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.
If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.