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Cost Of Healthcare Coverage Going Up For California Plans

Californians buying individual health plans on the state insurance exchange will see an average increase of about 4 percent in premiums for the second year in a row.

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35 California Counties Extend Health Care To Immigrants

The decision was made Thursday by the County Medical Services Program. That program provides health services to the poor in the mostly rural, sparsely populated counties.

06/27/2015

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Founder Of LA-Based Christian Stanley Gets 10 Years In Prison For Investment Scam

Prosecutors say Powell founded the Los Angeles-based Christian Stanley, Inc. telling investors he’d buy out peoples’ life insurance policies and later collect the death benefits when they died or by selling them on the life settlement market.

06/08/2015

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Antelope Valley Woman Accused Of Scamming Seniors She Told Were Going To Star In Big Movie Remakes

In order to be cast in the remakes, she told the victims she would need their Social Security numbers.

05/29/2015

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California’s Medi-Cal Program For Poor Grows To 12M

Medi-Cal, the $95 billion joint federal-state program, covers 12 million people — nearly one in every three residents — for their doctor visits, hospital care, pregnancy-related services, as well as some nursing home care, making California the largest health care purchaser in the state.

02/15/2015

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Mercury Insurance Faces $27.6 Million Fine For Wrongful Fees

In announcing the largest fine against a California auto insurance company, Commissioner Dave Jones said Monday that Mercury charged customers the same amount — $27.6 million — in broker fees that his agency did not approve.

01/12/2015

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Health Care Exchange Sign-Ups Exceeding Last Year

More than 144,000 residents have selected Covered California plans this year on the marketplace, which was created as part of President Barack Obama’s health care reform law.

12/17/2014

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Open Enrollment For Covered California Begins Nov. 15

Those who missed the last enrollment deadline for Covered California will have another opportunity to enroll starting Nov. 15.

11/13/2014

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Released From Prison After 20 Years, SoCal Man Finds Calling In Counseling Troubled Teens

John Hawkins was convicted of conspiracy and sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. It was there he says he found his calling: counseling troubled teens.

11/03/2014

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AP: California Gives No-Bid Health Pacts

California’s health insurance exchange has awarded $184 million in contracts without the competitive bidding and oversight that is standard practice across state government.

10/12/2014

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Deadline Looms For ACA Enrollees To Verify US Citizenship

About half of 100,000 Californians who enrolled for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act still must prove they are in this country legally to continue to receive benefits.

09/29/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Disaster Insurance

Experts say one of the biggest problems with disaster insurance is that people don’t buy enough of it.

09/19/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: Insurance Commissioner’s Expert Tony Cignarale

All of the experts say the ‘big one’ is coming, but only a small percentage of the homes in California are protected by earthquake insurance.

09/18/2014

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KNX Ready Or Not: California Earthquake Authority CEO Glenn Pomeroy

All of the experts say the ‘big one’ is coming, but only a small percentage of the homes in California are protected by earthquake insurance.

09/18/2014

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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

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