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 [...]
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 [...]
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 2014 small business owners in California have to implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as part of the health care reform. ACA requires business with 50 or more full-time workers to provide a minimum level of affordable health care coverage or pay a penalty, which starts at $ 2000 for each full-time employee after the [...]
With all the media one wonders how the Individual Health Insurance Market look like in Santa Monica in 2014. Starting in 2014, the health insurance market in Santa Monica and the rest of California should be simpler and more affordable for Individuals and Families to purchase health insurance that can’t be denied or canceled due [...]
Following Federal direction received on February 15, 2013, California PCIP has suspended new enrollments for applications received after March 2, 2013. This comes to a surprise, and one wonders will this also happen to the State Exchanges, when they realize what the cost will be to offer everyone insurance without medical underwriting and give subsidies [...]
How to qualify for federal subsidy in the health insurance exchange in Brentwood and rest of California?
Many Americans may qualify for some type of subsidy in form from tax credit or directly federal payment to pay for health insurance premium in Brentwood and the rest of California in 2014 , if they join the health care exhange. Not only low- income families but also moderate-income families earning up to 400 percent of [...]
How will the health care exchange in Santa Monica California look like and what is expected for 2013
In 2013, the implementation of the health care exchanges in Santa Monica and the rest of California will begin. Here is a quick timeline showing what to expect in 2013. Health Insurance Agents will have to get a certification in May or June to be able to sell on the California health care exchange. As early as Fall [...]
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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