Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Covered California and Department of Health Care Services Release Early Results for First Month of Open Enrollment through Health Insurance Exchange

Demand for Coverage Continues to Be Strong, with Applications Submitted for More Than 592,000 People Through Dec. 15

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 592,000 people sought coverage and were determined eligible for private health insurance and eligible or likely eligible for Medi-Cal in the first month of open enrollment, Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services announced Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

California Consumer Demand for Health Coverage Continues to Be Strong as Record Numbers Apply

Nearly 300,000 Applications Submitted in Early Days of Second Year

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — More than 290,000 new consumers submitted applications and were determined eligible for private health insurance or Medi-Cal in the early weeks of open enrollment, Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services announced Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Doctor is In


Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 — Sacramento

The doctor is in. So are the pharmacist, the hospital and the medical group. Last week, I was proud to stand with individual physicians who have provided care to Covered California enrollees and with representatives of leading medical associations at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, as we announced what we believe to be a historic and first-of-its-kind partnership.

Covered California Applauds President Obama Spreading ‘The Word’ About Open Enrollment

President Takes over Popular Segment on ‘The Colbert Report’ to Reach Young Americans and Encourage Them to Sign Up for Health Care Coverage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California applauded the president’s use of humor and facts to reach young Americans, to let them know about the importance of obtaining health care coverage during the current open-enrollment period.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Covered California Partners with National Immigrant Rights Organizations to Reassure Consumers in California and Nationally That Immigration Information Is Safe, Secure and Confidential

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Leading national and California immigrant rights organizations joined with Covered California to announce a partnership to spread the word to all communities that immigration status should not deter anyone who can benefit from obtaining coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The federal government’s leading official overseeing health insurance marketplaces across the nation joined the effort Tuesday to reinforce the fact that information shared in health coverage applications will be kept secure and confidential.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Leading Physicians, Medical Groups, Hospitals and Health Professionals Announce New Partnership with Covered California to Promote Health Coverage

Doctors Say New Coverage Is Changing Lives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Covered California, the California Medical Association and leaders of 13 physician, pharmacist, hospital and health care provider groups joined forces Tuesday at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center to highlight health care being delivered as a result of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and to announce a new partnership promoting health coverage offered during open enrollment.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Open Enrollment Off To A Strong Start, Early Statistics Released By Covered California And DHCS Show

Improved Website, Thousands of Enrollment Assisters, New Storefronts, Expanded Service Center Hours Ready to Help Consumers Gain Coverage

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Covered California and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced that 69,245 consumers submitted applications for health coverage, including Medi-Cal, during the first four days of the 2015 open-enrollment period.