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Some Anthem Blue Cross Members Say Obamacare Is Not As Advertised

Some Anthem Blue Cross members have received letters that their health insurance plans are no longer available due to the Affordable Care Act.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Calif. Insurance Exchange Processes 16,000 Applications

Officials with California’s health insurance exchange said Tuesday that more than 16,300 applications were processed during the marketplace’s first five days of operation, but they did not say how many people actually purchased coverage for 2014.

CBS Los Angeles–10/08/2013

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LMU Trustees Vote To Eliminate Elective Abortion Coverage From Employee Health Plan

The Board of Trustees at Loyola Marymount University has voted to eliminate insurance coverage for elective abortions, while leaving an option for employees to seek out abortion coverage at their own expense.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2013

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KNX 1070 Healthcare Uncovered: Premiums

Some people who already have insurance might want to look for something better on the new healthcare exchange.

10/03/2013

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Foothill Residents Warned Worst Of Fire Season Still Ahead

Summer may be over, but Southern California residents are being warned to stay vigilant preparing for wildfires.

09/27/2013

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DA Warns Of Phony Collision Scams For Insurance Money

Drivers in Los Angeles County are being warned Monday about about scam artists who stage phony traffic collisions to collect insurance payouts.

09/16/2013

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Calif. Appeals Court Rules Public Insurance Must Cover Autism Treatment

A type of treatment for children with autism must be covered by public insurance companies, a California appeals court ruled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

Health Reform Rollout: Today – 2018

While many Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what may be in store in the near future, some are unaware of the longer term provisions still to come. Below is a […]

08/25/2013

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State Insurance Officials Warn Of Scams After Silver Fire

The blaze, which broke out last Wednesday, burned 20,292 and caused injury to 11 firefighters and one civilian and destroyed 48 structures.

08/14/2013

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Guaranteed Coverage For People With Pre-Existing Health Conditions

Health insurance companies can no longer deny or limit coverage for individuals with pre-existing health conditions.

07/22/2013

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The New Patient’s Bill Of Rights

The new Patient’s Bill of Rights protects many basic rights of Americans when it comes to personal health care and dealing with insurance companies.

07/22/2013

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Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low Incomes

Several health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.

07/21/2013

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Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]

07/02/2013

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LA Settles Health Insurance Lawsuit With Anthem Blue Cross For $6M

The settlement is far less than the $1 billion in fines and restitution former Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo threatened when the lawsuit was filed in 2008.

06/20/2013

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Man, 91, Accused Of Stealing His Own Car Sues Insurance Company For Rejecting Claim

Clinton Hutchison told CBS2 News he used his 2004 Buick Regal for daily visits to see his wife of 68 years, who is suffering from Alzheimer’s, in a rest home until it was stolen in January from right outside his residence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

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