Worries That People Will Be Discouraged, Confused By Health Law Ruling Prompt Covered California Deadline Extension
The deadline to sign up to get coverage starting Jan. 1 is now this Friday for people in California. Consumers will also be able to enroll for coverage starting Feb. 1 up until Jan. 15.
Covered California Extends Enrollment Period After ‘Ridiculous’ Court Decision
Covered California gave consumers another week for enrollment after a federal judge’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act last week. Judge Reed O’Connor of the U.S. District Court in Texas declared the entire health reform law is unconstitutional because of the original mandate requiring individuals to have insurance. (Carlson, 12/18)