Health Insurance

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

What Is An Insurance Card?

Different insurance companies have different formats for their insurance cards, but all cards contain the same basic information.

02/25/2014

Where Can I Get Care?

Your insurance company and state government maintain directories of doctors. These can be great starting places for learning where to get care.

02/23/2014

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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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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Obamacare Enrollment In California: Over 150,000 So Far

Over 150,000 residents of California have successfully enrolled so far. California has more than seven million uninsured residents.

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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Calif. Health Enrollment Still Skews Older

New figures show older Californians are continuing to enroll in the state’s health exchange at a higher rate than younger residents.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Covered California Has Backlog Of 25K Requests

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

Report: Initial Enrollees In California’s Online Health Insurance Trending Older

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/21/2013

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