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Covered California sign-up deadline extended - 31 Mar 2014
Consumers must complete several steps to be counted as starting the application process, beginning with filling out all required information on the "Apply for Benefits" page and clicking "Continue." Go to or call one of the customer ...
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California's ACA Rates To Rise 8.7% Next Year

HealthLeaders Media - 20 Jul 2018
Covered California is aiming to stem any enrollment losses by spending more than $100 million on advertising and outreach in the coming year. In contrast, the Trump administration spent only $10 million last year for advertising the federal exchange ...
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Should states create their own single-payer health care system? - 20 Jul 2018
While California's state Constitution allows for single-payer system programming, current proposals create no new programs and focus largely on expanding eligibility for existing programs like Covered California. However, current constitutional ...
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5 Amazing Facts About One Big, Weird State's 2019 Health Market

ThinkAdvisor - 19 Jul 2018
Managers of Covered California — the Affordable Care Act public exchange program in California — today released a startling new preview of how the state's 2019 individual major medical insurance market might look. (Related: 5 Weird New Facts About ...
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Covered California's Board Adopts New Budget

EastCountyToday (press release) (blog) - 20 Jun 2018
Covered California's board adopted a $350 million budget that highlights the agency's sound financial footing in the face of continued uncertainty and does not rely on state or federal funds. The balanced budget continues significant investments of ...
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First Edition: July 20, 2018

Kaiser Health News - 20 Jul 2018
Premiums in California's health insurance exchange will rise by an average of 8.7 percent next year, marking a return to more modest increases despite ongoing threats to the Affordable Care Act. The state marketplace, Covered California, said the rate ...
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California 'Obamacare' premiums to rise 8.7 percent in 2019

Fort Bend Herald - 19 Jul 2018
(AP) — Monthly premiums will rise by an average of 8.7 percent next year for more than 1 million people in California who buy health insurance under former President Barack Obama's health care law. The rate increases announced Thursday by Covered ...
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Health Insurers Struggle With Sudden Freeze On ACA Payouts

California Healthline - 10 Jul 2018
Health insurers and Covered California officials are facing another curveball from the Trump administration on the Affordable Care Act that could rattle the insurance market. Over the weekend, Seema Verma, administrator for the federal Centers for ...
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What California's New Consumer Privacy Bill Means for Healthcare

Lexology - 20 Jul 2018
Critical for healthcare companies, the CCPA states that it “shall not apply to protected or health information that is collected by a covered entity governed by the [California] Confidentiality of Medical Information Act [the CMIA]…or governed by the ...
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Affordable Care Act's unexpected side effect: an IOU to the IRS

San Francisco Chronicle - 08 Jul 2018
A $13,000 tax bill was the last thing Bill and Cathy Stapp expected when they signed up for Covered California health insurance in late 2013. The Stapps estimated that their combined income would be less than $63,000 in 2014 — making them eligible ...
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Essential California: Splitsville? Not in November

Los Angeles Times - 19 Jul 2018
Splitting up California? Not so fast. The California Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday to remove from the November ballot a measure aimed at dividing California into three states. The decision was a defeat for Tim Draper, a Silicon Valley ...
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Herald-Mail Media - 20 Jul 2018
^CMP-UC-TUITION:LA—<University of California regents on Thursday approved the first cut in tuition in nearly two decades and decided to again take on the issue of how many nonresident students should be enrolled as they wrapped up a two-day meeting ...

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