Health 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.
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.
Nearly 870,000 Californians have signed up for an insurance policy through the state’s health care exchange.