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No-Insurance Tax Penalty Increase

The annual tax penalty for not carrying health insurance in California will increase in 2015 to $ 325 per adult and $ 162.50 per child, or, 2 % of your annual income (whatever is higher). The maximum penalty will be $975 per family  or roughly 2 % of total income depending on the family income. […]

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Covered California Rate-Increase Approved

California Insurance Regulators accepted the health insurance rate increases in the state exchange Covered California for 2015 . The state’s two insurance regulators deemed proposed premiums for 2015 individual coverage acceptable among the 10 health plans under the Covered California exchange. These rates also apply to individual coverage outside the state’s marketplace. With this notification Anthem has […]

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Covered CA announces rates for 2015 – good news for Los Angeles area

Covered California  announces rates for 2015; the Los Angeles region will  have a 4.3 % price increase which is 0.1% higher than the 4.2%  state average these are welcome news for all Angelnos.  Ten insurance carrier participating in Covered California 2014 remain in 2015.  Aetna, UHC, Assurant and Cigna are still not partnering with Covered California. Kaiser […]

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Health insurance cancellation due to missed premium payments needs to be revised

With the introduction of the Affordable Care Act , and the intention that every American should be enrolled in health insurance, the cancellation policy due to missed payment of the insurance carriers need to be revised. In the last 2 months especially Anthem in California has cancelled policy holders health insurance coverage  for missed premium […]

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Affordable Health Insurance Changes With The Affordable Care Act

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many small business will transition into 2014 with the new metallic plans. Before making that change those business will not only need to be informed, but they will also have to educate their employees about the upcoming changes. In contrast with the individual health insurance market, the small group health insurance […]

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Californians welcome the Afforable Health Care Act

The first open enrollment period for obtaining health insurance is over and has been very successful in California.  March being the unprecedented month, more than 340,000 Californians rushed to sign up before the Open Enrollment Period ended. Covered California had planned fewer than 700,000 sign ups but as of now over 1.2 Million Californians have […]

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Open Enrollment Period for Health Insurance ends March 31st , how successful is Covered CA so far?

The Open Enrollment Period for obtaining Health Insurance under the Affordable Care Act ends March 31, 2014. More than 1.7 million Californians have signed up since October 1st, according to the state exchange ,Covered California . At least approx. 630,000 applicants are eligible for federal tax subsidies. Another 877,000 Californians were determined to be eligible […]

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Rocky start to find affordable health insurance in Los Angeles, California in 2014

It has been more than a rocky start to find affordable health insurance for 2014 in Los Angeles and throughout California. Not only computer glitches, long telephone waiting line but more important missing information such as provider networks and final approved insurance rates causing millions of Californians to  delay their  final decision which insurance plans to […]

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Small Business Renew Early to avoid Rise in Premium in their group health insurance plans in Los Angeles

Small Businesses in Los Angeles  renew early their current group health insurance plan  to avoid rise in  premium rates in 2014, while implementing the ACA ( Affordable Care Act ) health plans. With some of the recent changes brought on by the new health care reform, many small business are finding ways to circumvent some of the frustrations […]

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Tip to find affordable health insurance with the state health insurance exchange in California

Shop the insurance market – on and off the State Health Insurance Exchange, Covered California. With the introduction of the California State Health Insurance Exchange, Covered California, all policyholders in California should compare their current health insurance plan with the new qualified health plans. These health plans are guaranteed to provide essential levels of coverage […]

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