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Covered California Announces Contracts with Insurance Carriers

CoveredCA, California's state-based health exchange, today announced that 12 carriers have signed their contracts to participate in the upcoming service year, starting January 1, 2014.  Those carriers include: Alameda Alliance for Health Anthem Blue Cross of California Blue Shield of California Chinese Community Health Plan Contra Costa Health Plan Health Net Kaiser Permanente L.A. Care Health Plan Molina Healthcare Sharp Health Plan Valley Health Plan...

Health Insurance Exchange: Income and Insurance Verification Delayed Until 2015

While many of us were enjoying a long holiday weekend, the Obama administration chose the Friday after Independence Day to release a major announcement pertaining to the Affordable Care Act.  According to the Washington Post, income and insurance verification requirements will be significantly scaled back until 2015. The delay comes in an effort to implement verification systems on an electronic basis.  With the technology unavailable,...

Covered California reveals 2014 standard benefit plan designs

Covered California, California's health insurance marketplace, has published on their site the standard benefit health insurance plan designs for the upcoming 2014 coverage year.  Plans will be divided into Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze.  Take a look at the chart here: The big change to the current market is going to be the deductible levels.  Currently, none of the major California health insurance carriers are...

CoveredCa names participating carriers; releases 2014 health plan benefit designs, sample pricing

CoveredCA, the California state health insurance exchange, has released today the names of the health insurance carriers that will be contributing to their health care marketplace when the program goes live on January 1, 2014.  In all, thirteen carriers will participate in this marketplace, including: • Alameda Alliance for Health • Anthem Blue Cross of California • Blue Shield of California • Chinese Community Health Plan...

Highlights from CoveredCA Health Benefit Exchange meeting 05/07/2013 led by Peter Lee

CoveredCA held its most latest meeting today, May 7th 2013 and released some big updates regarding California healthcare reform.  Among the highlights were: Insurers participating in CoveredCA will be announced May 23, 2013. The latest draft of the Model Contract was released, the "living document" upon which all insurer contracts will be based. Participating insurers will be required to terminate all ACA non-compliant plans on December...