California Insurance commissioner Ricardo Lara supports single-payer bill

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Today, Assembly Democrats will decide if they will keep backing the bill as its opposition mounts. California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara has announced that he has thrown his support behind a bill for single-payer healthcare. There is a lack of consensus over whether this would cost state residents more or less for coverage. As opposition to the California insurance bill grows, Assembly Democrats will decide today whether they will keep pushing it. There is already a coalition consisting of over 100 professional associations and businesses that have stated that similar…

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California health insurance exchange still has challenges to overcome

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Exchange has a backlog of over 25,000 physical applications The California health insurance exchange, called Covered California, has a backlog of over 25,000 paper applications. Consumers have been scrambling to apply for coverage through the state-run exchange, but have encountered several problems in doing so over the Internet. The exchange suffered from crippling technical issues during the early stages of its launch, but many of these issues have been resolved. Unfortunately, those seeking out coverage through physical applications have encountered other problems that have left them in the dark concerning…

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Insurance news for California homeowners includes less pit bull coverage

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Farmers has announced that it will no longer be providing coverage to pit bull breed owners. Farmers in California has just announced its latest insurance news, that it will be dropping coverage for the owners of pit bull dogs, which follows with a trend that is increasing across the country with certain breeds. Owners of the breed have been expressing surprise and upset about the decision made by their insurer. Many owners feel that this insurance news makes assumptions about themselves and their pets that are unfair and unjust. The insurer has…

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Health insurance for transgender patients still being denied in Oregon and California

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These two states require coverage of this nature and are telling insurers to stop denying healthcare. California and Oregon regulators have now issued a relatively quiet directive to some health insurance companies in order to have them cease their policies for denying coverage to transgender patients due to the nature of their gender identities. Insurers in these states aren’t required to provide specific medical treatments but cannot deny healthcare. The regulators in California and Oregon have now instructed some private health insurance companies that they cannot deny the claims for…

Read More website provides California residents with best insurance quotes and comparisons

The new website has announced the availability of its full service insurance quote website that is specifically designed to cater to the needs of the residents of California. The site is now offering Californians fast and easy access to free instant insurance quotes from insurers located within their area. It also provides the ability to compare the top quotes from several insurance companies so that users will always know that they are receiving the coverage they need, but at the best possible price that can be found. The…

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