Stumped about that holiday gift for your niece or grandson? Forget the tablet. How about surprising them with a free month of health care insurance?
Small business owners can now get coverage for their employees via California’s health insurance exchange that will kick in as early as Jan. 1, 2014.
“There’s no way to make the federal law work without this transition to ACA-compliant plans,” board member Susan Kennedy said.
Initial enrollees in California’s online health insurance marketplace are trending older, according to a report released Thursday that provides the first detailed look at those who are seeking policies under the Affordable Care Act.
California’s health insurance exchange led the nation in enrollments during its inaugural month of operation.
Health care providers claim they’re hampered by a lack of certified guidance counselors to help people sign up under the Affordable Care Act.
Officials with California’s health insurance exchange said Tuesday that more than 16,300 applications were processed during the marketplace’s first five days of operation, but they did not say how many people actually purchased coverage for 2014.
Online enrollment for California’s new health insurance exchange resumed Wednesday after technical glitches on the system’s opening day forced overnight upgrades.
Thousands of Californians seeking to buy their own health insurance flooded call centers with questions and overloaded the state’s online marketplace Tuesday.