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Affordable Small Group Health Insurance with the changes of the Affordable Care Act

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act many small business will transition in 2014 to the new metallic plans, when they are due for renewal. Before making that change, those business need to be informed, and will need to educate their employees about the upcoming changes. In contrast to the individual health insurance market, […]

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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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Group Health Insurance Premiums rose only moderately last year in California

The new 2013 Employer Health Benefits Survey released last week shows that premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage rose only moderately from last year but at a rate still well in excess of wage increases and the general inflation rate. The Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust survey found that premiums for family coverage rose […]

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Health Care Exchange Questions raises Californians Anxiety level

 Everyday you are probably receiving more and more information, through print, radio and television, about the upcoming health care reforms in California. Not understanding the changes can easily causes anxiety. While there is not yet much detailed information available about the changes, it is still important to have some understanding in order to make an […]

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Covered California announces the insurance carriers for the small business exchange SHOP in California

The California Health Benefit Exchange, Covered California, announced on August 1, 2013, the planned participants for the new Small Group Health Options Program (SHOP) marketplace. Six health insurance plans will be made available to the 500,000 small businesses across the state expected to purchase group health insurance through Covered California. Some of these groups may […]

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Income Verification not necessary for enrollment in California’s state health exchange for 2014

The U.S. government  announced it will move to an “honor system” in 2014 for coverage and income verification. States operating marketplaces, such as Covered California  in California  will not be required to confirm a consumer’s statement that he or she does not have employer-sponsored coverage, nor will states have to verify reported income, which determines […]

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