The lead was certainly the 12.5% average rate increase for CoveredCA health plan holders, but the more shocking revelation from the CoveredCA press release this morning was the announcement that Anthem will withdraw from 16 of 19 regions in California. The 3 remaining regions are 1, 7 and 10, the counties belonging to which can be found here. Region 1 includes the... Read Article
We knew this day was coming. Every year sometime between your fourth of July BBQ and your Labor Day BBQ, CoveredCA releases the upcoming year's new plan and rate information for carriers participating on their exchange. Every year since its inception, CoveredCA's detractors have promised "sky-high" rate increases, but thus far the actual changes have been fairly mild at 4% each year. That ends today:... Read Article
Do you hate doing your taxes? Do you and your accountant put them off as long as possible? You are about to get a lot more motivated to get them done as soon as possible. CoveredCA has identified thousands of covered individuals who are at risk of losing their premium assistance on April 1 due to not filing their taxes in time. The good news?... Read Article
In anticipation of 2016's health insurance Open Enrollment season, here is the CoveredCA 2016 Benefit Grid showing the differences between the various plans offered. Some quick notes on how to read these benefits: The first 2 plans (Bronze, Silver) and the last 2 plans (Gold,Platinum) are going to be the plans applicable to the majority of people Only those earning within certain income limits have access to the... Read Article
This morning's blog topic is a cross-post from the Quotebroker YouTube Channel. In the attached video we'll show you how to submit your information to see if you are eligible for assistance in paying for your health insurance, otherwise known as your Obamacare subsidy. Take 5 minutes to watch the video and fill out the form and you'll receive your customized proposal in 24 hours.
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