Covered California

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900K Enroll In California Health Exchange

The head of California’s health exchange says 900,000 people have signed up for insurance coverage so far.

03/13/2014

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Lawsuit Seeks To Reinstate Canceled Health Plans

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/05/2014

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Key Part Of Covered CA Site Down For Repairs

A key part of California’s online marketplace to shop for health insurance has been offline since it began malfunctioning Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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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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