California health insurance exchange marketing takes off on bus tour

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Officials have been using this new method to help to promote the marketplace across the state. On Sunday, the head of the California health insurance exchange boarded a bus in order to tour Los Angeles and spread the word about the benefits that residents of the state can enjoy through the Affordable Care Act. Many people in California have yet to take part in the health care law’s requirements. A large proportion of the people who have not yet been participating in the California health insurance exchange are in the…

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California seeks to provide health insurance to undocumented immigrants

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The state is attempting to skirt around Federal health care reforms to devise its own strategy. In terms of its health insurance exchange and sales, California was an early joiner and has pushed forward to stay ahead of the game at every level of the Affordable Care Act, including itself among the minority of states that have established their own marketplaces Since Covered California was first created and Medi-Cal was expanded it has been seeking to cover one specific group. Ever since the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, California…

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California is working to expand health insurance coverage

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State lawmaker seeks to expand coverage to undocumented residents Expanding health insurance coverage to undocumented immigrants in California is an initiative that is picking up steam. Senator Ricardo Lara has been a champion for this cause for some time, but expanding coverage to these people is not an easy achievement. Ensuring that undocumented residents can receive coverage through the state’s health insurance exchange, Covered California, may be an expensive and politically difficult situation to manage, but it has been growing in popularity among both lawmakers and consumers throughout the state.…

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Covered California launches massive health insurance data collection campaign

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Covered California will be collecting data to better understand the insurance market California’s health insurance exchange, called Covered California, is set to launch a large-scale data-mining project that will aim to shed light on the way people are using their insurance coverage. The organization will collect information from the insurance companies providing policies through the exchange and it will also collect data concerning how these policies are used. Covered California will also record doctor visits, hospital stays, and prescription information. Some are concerned about the security of their information With…

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Health insurance must be purchased by Californians by today

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The residents of that state will need to buy their coverage or they will face a tax penalty for the full year. Californians who haven’t yet purchased their health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act have until the end of the day, today, to obtain their coverage and stop themselves from facing a tax penalty for the whole year. The second, extended enrollment period for the health care reform is now coming to an official close. Technically speaking, the health insurance enrollment period was supposed to have come to…

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California legislation could extend health insurance coverage to undocumented immigrants

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1 million undocumented immigrants could gain access to health insurance coverage New legislation in California could make it possible for undocumented immigrants to receive health insurance coverage through the state’s Medicaid program and its insurance exchange. If successful, the legislation would expand coverage to an estimated 1 million immigrants that live in the state. The legislation is currently before the California Senate, where lawmakers are determining whether the initiative will be in the best interests of the state and its residents. Many could gain access to the state’s Medicaid program…

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California could fall short of its health insurance enrollment goal

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Covered California may not reach its enrollment goal this year California may be falling short of its goal to enroll 1.7 million people into its health insurance exchange, called Covered California. The state has been heavily promoting its insurance exchange, hoping to raise awareness of the availability of health insurance coverage for those that do not have it. During the last open enrollment period, the state managed to enroll hundreds of thousands of people into the exchange, but enrollment rates have slowed considerably during the last days of the latest…

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