Tag: Health Insurance Exchange

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...

President Obama allows individuals to keep their insurance plans through 2014

November 14, 2013– This morning, President Obama made an important announcement allowing individuals to keep their current healthcare policy in 2014, even if they do not meet the Affordable Care Act standards of coverage. The bigger issue is how California will respond.  The State of California DOI Commissioner, California Exchange (Covered California) and Companies offering coverage will need to decide whether or not to follow...

CoveredCA is live! Open Enrollment starts today!

CoveredCA, California's state based health exchange, is LIVE today! Despite last night's government shutdown, Obamacare is live! Here's how you can check eligibility and sign up for benefits today: -call: 800-783-0802 x 707 -email: info@quotebroker.com -facebook: Quotebroker Insurance Services - Twitter: @Quotebroker Or just reply directly to this blog post. Ask anything you want via any media you'd like. We're happy to assist in any...

Avoiding Obamacare: How to Avoid the Penalty Tax While Remaining Covered

Obamacare Open Enrollment starts October 1- just a few days from now. For many people, that day has been long anticipated as a day marking the enrollment in improved plan designs and premium subsidy payments from the government.  Others who may not be so positively affected by the changes are indifferent or even actively against health care reform.  Do you want to avoid new Obamacare...

Is the California Health Insurance Exchange Right for Me?

Yesterday we discussed how you might enroll in the California health insurance exchange when it starts accepting applications on October 1 of this year.  But is the exchange really right for you?  Why might you want to avoid Covered California this fall? Your income keeps you from qualifying for a subsidy - The California health insurance exchange is the only place to receive a subsidy...