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.
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.
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 California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.
CVS Caremark is kicking the habit of selling tobacco products at its more than 7,600 drugstores nationwide as it focuses more on providing health care.
A judge has thrown out a ballot initiative that would have ordered Los Angeles to create its own public health department.
Some customers are frustrated with glitches related to the Affordable Care Act.
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.
The image projected before the classroom at California State University, Los Angeles showed a pair of gleeful sky divers plunging through the air.
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.”
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.