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.
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.
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.
“We do have something to celebrate, but it’s really a starting line,” Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee said.
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.
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.
California’s health insurance exchange experienced a high volume of users, leading to a sluggish website and long wait times as consumers make their final enrollment dash to avoid a tax penalty.
Monday marks the deadline to sign up for federal health care under Covered California.
California is seeing a late surge in the number of people signing up for health insurance coverage ahead of next week’s deadline — and state officials are encouraging more people to apply.
California is sticking to Monday’s health insurance enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their applications.
The state of California has agreed to mail voter registration cards to nearly 4 million people who have signed up for insurance through its health care exchange after a threat of a lawsuit, the American Civil Liberties Union said Monday.
The head of California’s health exchange says 900,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage so far.
A state lawmaker who is running for state insurance commissioner said Wednesday that he is suing California’s health benefits exchange for wrongly cutting off more than 1 million insurance policies.
A key part of California’s online marketplace to shop for health insurance has been offline since it began malfunctioning Wednesday.
More than 800,000 Californians have signed up for insurance through mid-February on the state’s health care exchange.