Articles Tagged With ‘Covered California’




California suffers ‘first casualty of the Trump presidency’

California is tabling its plan to allow illegal immigrants to buy health insurance from the exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Though congressional Republicans have launched an effort to repeal... (Continue reading)

California seeking to enroll illegal immigrants in Obamacare

California’s state health care exchange has sent an application to the federal government seeking permission to sell insurance to illegal immigrants. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, prohibits illegal immigrants from buying health... (Continue reading)

Covered California rates going up

Health premiums for Californians using Obamacare will rise by an average of 4 percent in 2016. [LA Times] Premiums offered in Covered California, the state exchange, also increased by an average of 4 percent this... (Continue reading)

Covered California to collect health records

Records of prescriptions, doctor visits and hospital stays belonging to Covered California enrollees will soon be part of a state database. [LA Times] Covered California, has announced plans to collect health insurance data on every... (Continue reading)

Which California counties offer health care to illegal immigrants?

San Luis Obispo County is not one of 11 California counties that provide low-cost health care to illegal immigrants, according to a Los Angeles Times report. A 1933 California law states counties must “relieve and... (Continue reading)

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,... (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... (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... (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... (Continue reading)