Latest California Healthline Stories
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.
We talk with a leading expert about Republican ideas for reform. Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institution says it’s a mistake to think conservatives have too few ideas — rather they have too many.
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.
Despite health law uncertainty, more than 25,000 new consumers chose new plans in just two days this week.
Our interactive map gives a county-by-county look at the percentage of people covered by Covered California and Medi-Cal expansion.
A Kaiser Health News analysis finds that the portion of federal marketplace plans requiring people to pay a third or more of the cost of specialty drugs have jumped from 37 to 63 percent since 2014. California has greater protections to limit consumer costs.
Some of Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s constituents fear his vow to repeal Obamacare now and replace it later could rob them of coverage.
Sen. Ed Hernandez said the state’s strides in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act are “too important to lose.”
Despite President-elect Donald Trump’s promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, state officials and advocates say your health plan is safe for now.
Director Peter Lee reminds consumers that the insurance exchange remains ‘open for business’ as he looks for ways to work with the new Trump Administration.