Health Insurance

GENERIC (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Health Coverage Voided For 10,000 On U.S. Residency

California’s health insurance exchange is moving to cancel coverage for over 10,000 people who failed to prove they are U.S. citizens or legal residents.

10/14/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

FILE PHOTO (credit: istockphoto.com)

Records: County Emergency Room Visits Slowed During Obamacare’s Early Months

Los Angeles County emergency room visits slowed in the early months of Obamacare, according to state records.

08/22/2014

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Calif. Senate Holds Immigrant Health Coverage Bill

The state Senate is holding legislation that seeks to extend health care coverage to immigrants who are in the country illegally until lawmakers find a way to pay for it.

05/23/2014

(credit: CBS)

Tuesday Marks Deadline To Sign Up For Affordable Care Act

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/14/2014

(credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

KNX 1070 Investigation: More Calif. Doctors Illegally Charging Insured Patients Extra Fees

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/10/2014

(credit: CBS)

Nonprofit Insurers Lag In California’s Heath 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/02/2014

(credit: CBS)

California Sees Late Surge In Health Enrollment

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

(credit: CBS)

Covered California Confirms Monday Signup Deadline

California is sticking to Monday’s health insurance enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their applications.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,445 other followers