Open Enrollment For Covered California Kicks Off For First Year Without Individual Mandate Penalty
Covered California officials have predicted there will be a 12 percent drop-off in enrollment because of the change. Media outlets take a look at what you need to know about the open enrollment season.
San Francisco Chronicle:
Covered California Health Insurance Signups Begin For Those Without Benefits
Open enrollment begins Monday for Californians who want to sign up for health insurance through Covered California, the state-run marketplace that sells plans to people who don’t receive health benefits through work or the government. Consumers have until Dec. 15 to sign up for coverage that takes effect Jan. 1, and until Jan. 15 to sign up for coverage that takes effect Feb. 1. (Ho, 10/15)
Orange County Register:
Covered California Open Enrollment: Here's What To Know
Linda Greenfeld, executive director of commercial products, at L.A. Care, talked to the Southern California News Group about some of the most common questions and concerns people have during this time. (Bharath, 10/12)