A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would allow people living in the country illegally to buy health insurance through the state.
Just six weeks remain until the end of open enrollment.
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.
Some customers are frustrated with glitches related to the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.
Over 150,000 residents of California have successfully enrolled so far. California has more than seven million uninsured residents.
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.
New figures show older Californians are continuing to enroll in the state’s health exchange at a higher rate than younger residents.
California’s health insurance exchange said Monday that it has a backlog of 25,000 paper applications that must be processed by Dec. 23 for the applicants to get health insurance starting in the New Year.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Initial enrollees in California’s online health insurance marketplace are trending older, according to a report released Thursday that provides the first detailed look at those who are seeking policies under the Affordable Care Act.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
California’s health insurance exchange led the nation in enrollments during its inaugural month of operation.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?