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Calif. Health Exchange Tops 800,000 Sign-Ups

More than 800,000 Californians have signed up for insurance through mid-February on the state’s health care exchange.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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Bill Seeks To Allow Undocumented Calif. Residents To Buy Health Insurance

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.

02/15/2014

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Enrollment In Covered California More Than Half Way To Goal

Just six weeks remain until the end of open enrollment.

02/12/2014

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Calif. Expands Health Exchange Call Centers

The executive director of California’s health insurance exchange said Monday that he is hiring 400 call-center workers, many in Fresno, with the goal of alleviating telephone backlogs that have frustrated those applying for health care.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2014

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Covered California Says Hired Convicts Don’t Pose Signficant Security Threat

KCAL9′s Juan Fernandez reports new information reveals 31 out of more than 3,000 certified counselors have criminal pasts.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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California Health Exchange Enrollment Tops 600K

California’s health insurance exchange says about 625,000 people have signed up for a policy under the federal health care reforms, but enrollments for Latinos and younger people continue to lag expectations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/21/2014

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Some Customers Frustrated With Obamacare-Related Glitches

Some customers are frustrated with glitches related to the Affordable Care Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2014

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Calif. Health Exchange Extends Payment Deadline

The agency running California’s health insurance exchange extended the deadline for payments until Jan. 15 following a surge in the number of consumers signing up for coverage.

01/05/2014

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‘Grace Period’ For Health Insurance Ends Friday

Friday will be the end of the grace period to get health insurance starting Jan. 1 for consumers who were frustrated in their attempts to sign up by Monday’s deadline.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

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Covered California Offers ‘Grace Period’ For Consumers Who Tried To Meet Deadline-Day

The agency overseeing California’s health insurance exchange offered a bit of breathing room for consumers who tried but failed to meet Monday’s deadline for coverage starting in the new year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/23/2013

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Calif. Health Exchange Fixing Mailed Eligibility Notices

The agency that runs California’s health insurance exchange is scrambling to correct a technical problem that left blank spaces in eligibility notices mailed to nearly 114,000 households, leading to consumer confusion just days ahead of the application deadline.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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Celebrities, Presidential Impersonator Urge Americans To ‘Tell A Friend Get Covered’

While bass-heavy music pounds, an actor impersonating President Barack Obama dances, mugs for the camera and raps about the health care overhaul, “So tell a friend or a random guy, I’ve got a game-changer right here that saves lives.”

12/13/2013

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Calif. Health Enrollment Still Skews Older

New figures show older Californians are continuing to enroll in the state’s health exchange at a higher rate than younger residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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107K Californians Enroll In State Health Insurance Exchange Through November

More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state’s health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.

12/11/2013

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Covered California Has Backlog Of 25K Requests

California’s health insurance exchange said Monday that it has a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be processed by Dec. 23 for the applicants to get health insurance starting in the New Year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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