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Thursday, May 15, 2014COVERED CALIFORNIA CREATES LIMITED SPECIAL-ENROLLMENT PERIOD FOR THOSE COVERED BY COBRA COBRA Enrollees Have 60 Days to Switch to an Exchange Plan; Move Is Expected to Save California Consumers Money on Health Insurance READ MORE >>
Saturday, March 29, 2014Edit 4/1/2014: Covered California altered the deadline. Please read my latest blog post on the April 15 deadline. Many of you may have seen national news reports to the effect that the deadline for enrolling in qualified and (depending upon your eligibility) subsidized health insurance plans has been extended from March 31 to April 15. READ MORE >>
Thursday, March 27, 2014Ok. You've signed up for health insurance through Covered California or directly through an insurance company. You did your due diligence, shopped around, perhaps even spoke to an insurance adviser, like me. And you found an insurance program that you like. It fits your budget and covers your anticipated health-related needs. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 3, 2014If you do not apply for a health plan by March 31, 2014 you may incur a fee at the end of the year. The fee is sometimes called the "individual responsibility payment," "individual mandate," or "penalty". You will pay the greater of these two amounts: $95 per person for the year ($47. READ MORE >>
Monday, January 20, 2014A lot of people want to know if they should be on Medi-Cal or a Covered California Premium Assistance Plan. This Chart explains what the income requirements are for each. It was taken from the Covered California Website. If you are Medi-Cal eligible, then you are not eligible for Covered California Premium Assistance. READ MORE >>