California health care reform moves on

California health care reform

Obama victory adds momentum to California heatlh care reform efforts President Obama has won a second term, and this may be good news for California lawmakers who are eager to institute the next phase of their California health care reform plans. California is one of several states that has been making quick and decisive progress on complying with the Affordable Care Act. The state was the first in the country to pass laws concerning the establishment of its own health insurance exchange, and now lawmakers are looking to take advantage…

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California Health Benefit Exchange supported through new laws

Governor Jerry Brown - California health insurance

Governor passes new laws concerning California Health Benefit Exchange Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a series of legislations designed to prepare the state for the coming of the California Health Benefit Exchange. The exchange program is part of the Affordable Care Act, which tasks states with building their own health insurance marketplace that is filled with affordable policies that are designed to meet the needs of consumers. The laws passed by Governor Brown aim create a positive environment for this exchange program to take root as…

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California health insurance exchange to go to Accenture

California health insurance

The state will pay the company almost $360 million for creating and operating the enrollment system. State officials have announced that the contract for the California health insurance exchange eligibility and enrollment system will go to Accenture, for $359 million, The company is expected to have the system up and running to by late 2013. It will need to allow residents of the state, as well as small businesses, to shop for medical coverage and find out whether or not they are eligible to obtain federal healthcare subsidies, as well…

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