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California will not allow President Obama's Obamacare "fix" - Health plans scheduled to cancel as anticipated

Despite the president's wishes to the contrary, California yesterday rejected his plan to allow individuals to keep their current health plans through 2014.   In a press release, insurance commissioner Dave Jones expressed disappointment in the state health care exchange, CoveredCA, not allowing this provision to go through: Over a millionCalifornians have received cancellation notices from their health insurer. On behalf of these policyholders I...

Obamacare 101: Health Care Reform FAQ - en Español

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=H9ND8EATNP4 Not to be outdone, the Kaiser Family Foundation has released their popular Health Care reform video guide in Spanish as well. Watch as "Los YouToons Se Preparan Para Obamacare." Spanish-speaking consumers will go from "know-nothing" to "Know-it-all" in just seven minutes. Further questions/preguntas? Ask away! If you prefer to receive your options over the phone, simply dial 866-SUBSIDY or 800-783-0802

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...