Despite Turbulence Surrounding Health Law, California Enrollment Is Up About 7 Percent
“The demand — as well as the need — for health insurance is as strong today as it was when we first began offering coverage five years ago,” Covered California executive director Peter V. Lee said.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Signups For Health Insurance Through Covered California Up 7 Percent
About 342,000 Californians have signed up for health insurance through Covered California since open enrollment began in November — up roughly 7 percent compared to this time last year, according to figures released by the agency Monday. Covered California is the state agency created under the Affordable Care Act to sell health plans to Californians who do not get insurance through their employers or Medi-Cal, the insurance program for the poor. (Ho, 1/22)