Covered California

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Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last Year

More than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

12/17/2014

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Covered California Urges Hispanics To Sign Up For Obamacare

Covered California officials are teaming up with U.S. immigration officials to ease the fears of so-called mixed-status families that enrolling for Obamacare might result in deportation.

12/03/2014

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Covered California Bus Tour Continues As Obamacare Enrollment Opens

As open enrollment for Obamacare started on Saturday, Covered California leaders continued their bus tour of spreading the word to educate people about how they can get health care.

11/15/2014

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Open Enrollment For Covered California Begins Nov. 15

Those who missed the last enrollment deadline for Covered California will have another opportunity to enroll starting Nov. 15.

11/13/2014

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Prop. 45 Could Interfere With Covered California, Opponents Say

Opponents of Proposition 45 say the measure, which would give the state insurance commissioner authority over proposed health insurance rates, could interfere with Covered California.

10/31/2014

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Health Coverage Voided For 10,000 On U.S. Residency

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.

10/14/2014

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Probe Sought In Award Of No-Bid Health Care Deals

California’s health insurance exchange faced calls Monday for a state investigation of its contracting practices.

10/13/2014

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AP: California Gives No-Bid Health Pacts

California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government.

10/12/2014

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Governor Approves Changes To Covered California Board

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at diversifying California’s health exchange board by expanding the eligibility criteria for members.

07/21/2014

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Final Deadline Arrives For Health Exchange Sign-Up

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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Tuesday Marks Deadline To Sign Up For Affordable Care Act

The deadline to sign-up or complete the sign-up process for federal health care under Covered California and Medi-Cal is 12 a.m. Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/14/2014

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KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

A growing number of California doctors are charging their insured patients extra fees to cover everyday office expenses – a practice that’s illegal under most health care policies, according to KNX1070’s investigative reporter Charles Feldman.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/10/2014

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Covered California Announces Enrollment Exceeded Expectations Of 1.2 Million

“We do have something to celebrate, but it’s really a starting line,” Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee said.

04/03/2014

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Nonprofit Insurers Lag In California’s Heath Care Exchange

Small nonprofits offering insurance plans on California’s health care exchange are lagging well behind major insurers in sign-ups, potentially undermining a key goal of the federal Affordable Care Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2014

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Health Coverage Sign-Up Deadline Extended 2 Weeks

Consumers who were unable to create an account or start their application because of technical problems have until midnight on April 15 to finish their applications.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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