Latest California Healthline Stories
The thought of losing California’s Obamacare gains is “somewhere between nauseating and mind blowing,” says Robert K. Ross, CEO of the California Endowment.
Covered California sent the wrong subsidy information to insurers, who charged most consumers less than they really owed. Now they have to pay up.
Due to an error by the exchange, many of them didn’t know they needed to give permission to have their income verified. But Covered California says it will reinstate the tax credits for those who give their consent.
One Health Affairs study published Monday shows many consumers with Covered California health plans limited their rate hikes by choosing lower cost plans. But a second study suggests many passed up financial help because they chose the wrong type of plan.
California Healthline’s Emily Bazar talks repeal, immigrant health coverage and Medi-Cal with Valley Public Radio.
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.