Covered California Director Touts Strength Of Marketplace As Signups Begin For Consumers Reenrolling In Plans
“Covered California’s marketplace fosters competition that puts consumers in the driver’s seat and gives them the power to shop and save,” said Executive Director Peter V. Lee. Those who don’t currently have insurance with Covered California will have to wait until Oct. 15 before their enrollment window opens.
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Covered California Kicks Off Plan Renewal Period For 2019
People who currently have health coverage under Covered California can now renew their health plans for next year. The renewal period started on Monday, with those looking to renew facing an 8.3 percent rate increase, according to the organization. However, that is below the state average of 8.7 percent. Customers have until January 15, 2019 to renew. Covered California said customers can reduce their rate increase to 6.9 percent if they choose the lowest-cost plan in their tier. (10/2)