Health insurers must submit initial rates to California’s exchange on Monday, but confusion persists over core elements of the current health law.
The federal health law requires most insurance plans to offer 10 specific categories of essential benefits. Conservatives would like to get rid of that rule in the hopes of bringing down premium costs.
Exchange enrollees and insurers fret over a lawsuit that could end federal help with copays and deductibles.
Decently paid millennials in LA might be better off than under Obamacare — but older people in pricier areas could fare much worse.
As Republicans consider how to bring down costs for younger people, lawmakers may relax or eliminate the restrictions on how much more insurers can charge older consumers.
One Health Affairs study published Monday shows many consumers with Covered California health plans limited their rate hikes by choosing lower cost plans. But a second study suggests many passed up financial help because they chose the wrong type of plan.
The state insurance exchange overlooked 24,000 of its policy holders who failed to give consent to verify their income. If they don’t do so by Dec. 31, they could lose their subsidies in January.
California Healthline’s senior correspondent Chad Terhune joined Peter Lee, executive director of Covered California, on KPCC radio’s “Air Talk” to discuss the open enrollment season and the ongoing frustration over big premium increases and narrow provider networks.
Con los grandes aumentos en las primas que se avecinan, la flexibilidad al elegir un plan de salud puede ser la clave para proteger su bolsillo
With big premium hikes looming, flexibility in choosing a health plan may be the key to protecting your pocketbook.