Articles Tagged With ‘Affordable Care Act’




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More Californians signing up for health care plans

California’s state health exchange, Covered California, is reporting large numbers of residents signing up for health care plans under provisions in the nation’s new health care law. [Mercury News] Between Nov. 15 and Dec. 3, 300,000 Californians submitted applications to... (Continue reading)

California healthcare service cancelling undocumented residents

Covered California, the state health exchange set up under the Affordable Care Act, is threatening to terminate the insurance plans of more than 10,000 enrollees who have yet to verify their immigration status. [KEYT] If the enrollees in question do... (Continue reading)

Letter to the editor: The Senate must take action

By GARY KIRKLAND Americans like me need the Senate to take up the cause on three matters of great importance. First, the Senate must not allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to enforce the ObamaCare Individual Mandate. The law is... (Continue reading)

Tenet Healthcare contemplates exclusive healthcare provider networks

By KAREN VELIE Tenet Healthcare, the parent company of two San Luis Obispo County hospitals, is contemplating switching to exclusive healthcare provider networks to provide doctors to its local hospitals. Currently, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center and Twin Cities Community... (Continue reading)

Misrepresentations in the Affordable Care Act

OPINION By MATT KOKKONEN “If you like your insurance, you can keep your insurance, period. If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor, period.” Obama was selling Obamacare to us and advocating that those insured with “grandfathered policies”... (Continue reading)

California senator proposes Obamacare for illegal immigrants

California should grant immigrants who enter the country illegally access to state-sponsored health insurance, the head of the Legislature’s Latino caucus announced Friday. [LA Times] Democratic Sen. Ricardo Lara said he plans to introduce a bill similar to the Affordable... (Continue reading)

Big ag’s $50 million Obamacare contract

Western Growers Association, a group staunchly opposed to the Affordable Care Act, won a $50 million contract to manage Obamacare in California. [Calbuzz] Pinnacle Claims Management Inc., a subsidiary of Western Growers Service Corps, won the lucrative three-year contract earlier... (Continue reading)

California health exchange concealing insurance ratings

California’s newly created health insurance exchange is withholding quality ratings of health plans, irking companies offering highly rated plans. [LA Times] Covered California, the state exchange created under the Affordable Care Act, offers customers a variety of plans provided by... (Continue reading)

California overstated health insurance exchange Web traffic

California’s newly created health insurance exchange vastly overstated the traffic its website received Tuesday during the rollout of Obamacare. [LA Times] Covered California’s website, coveredca.com, received 645,000 hits Tuesday, far fewer than the 5 million it initially reported, state officials... (Continue reading)

Yosemite celebrates birthday by shutting down

Yosemite National Park celebrated its 123rd birthday Tuesday by closing its gates due to a federal government shutdown. [LA Times] The U.S. House and Representatives and Senate failed to agree Monday night on how to renew funding of the federal... (Continue reading)



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