Covered California announced today the insurance carrier who will participate in California’s State Health Exchange. Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield of California and Kaiser Permanente — which account for nearly 87% of the individual market in the state — have chosen to participate in the exchange. Meanwhile three prominent health insurers — Aetna, Cigna and [...]
Covered California announces that Anthem, Blue Shield and Kaiser will participate in California in the State Exchang
Millions of Californians who contact the state’s new health exchange, Covered California. to buy insurance will be given the opportunity to register to vote, too. Secretary of State Debra Bowen made California the first state to designate its health exchange as a voter registration agency, but others states are expected to follow suit, . Remember that October 1st [...]
Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange in California will spend $37 million in grants to begin the massive task of educating millions of Californians about the new healthcare law. Of the $37 million , $ 34 million are dedicated for the education of consumers and $ 3 million for small business. The grants will [...]
Confusing Penalties for companies over 50 employees, will frustrate business owner in Brentwood and the rest of California
In 2014 the Obamacare will be in effect and many small business owner and midsize owner are very confused by all the different penalties by not offering health insurance to their employees in Brentwood and the rest of California. Small Companies are companies, which have less than 50 employees ,each employee is working more than 30 hours [...]
Each year the medicare cost sharing rise slightly in the California and the rest of the United States. Here are the cost sharings for your medicare benefits in the year 2013. Monthly Part B Premium - $ 104.90 ( some beneficiaries may be subject to higher Part B premiums because of their income ) Part [...]
Many Americans are under the believe that with introduction of the Obamacare in 2014 all employers have to to offer health insurance in Santa Monica and the rest of the country. This is not the case . The Obamacare ( the Affordable Care Act ) requires only certain employers to purchase health insurance or else [...]
Many clients of mine asking me when can I buy health insurance through the California State Exchange and can my agent assist me to navigate through the system. The health insurance exchange , Covered California, will open October 1st, 2013 and continue enrollment until March 31st, 2014. You must purchase health insurance during this open-enrollment [...]
Will I be able to buy health insurance on the state health exchange, covered CA, in California if I have a pre-existing health condition?
Good News for everyone in California, who got denied health care coverage due to pre-existing health conditions, can in 2014 obtain health insurance through the state health exchange or any private exchange. Starting in 2014, insurance companies will be required to sell policies to everyone regardless of current or past health issues, and they will [...]
How much will it cost to buy health insurance on the state health exchange, Covered California, In California
Although we do not have the final rates yet for the health insurance premium for the state health exchange in California, Covered CA, we know the main factor which will determine the premium of the state exchange. 1) Age, Regional Area and smoking status 2) How much coverage you choose to purchase (you can [...]
In the most recent years I came across of many Angelenos who just could not afford the health insurance premium and opted out not to carry health insurance. In Los Angeles alone the percentage of uninsured is 25 %. Starting in January 2014, most individuals will be required to have health insurance or pay a [...]
About Barbara SchmalzBarbara's strong sense of organization and hard work has allowed her to be a successful business expert in Los Angeles for 20 years. After handling the insurance matters for a manufacturing company for 5 years, Barbara decided to found Solid Health Insurance Services.
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