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Covered California’s website down since four days – Californians should demand an extension of the enrollment period

While we get blasted with  radio advertising  that Covered California is open for business and ready to enroll, unfortunately the website has not been working since Wednesday February 18th. (Today is day four of a nonworking website) It would be only fair that Californians get an extension on the enrollment period  beyond March 31st. The […]

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What are Navigators and will they replace health insurance agent in California?

With the implementation of the state exchange there will be also so called “Navigators” trying to assist consumers to understand the new exchange. In contrast to a licensed insurance agent, who has passed exams and had a complete background check including fingerprinting, Navigators are not asked for such a scrutiny. The law created government-paid helpers […]

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How does the Individual Health Insurance Market will look like in Santa Monica in 2014?

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 […]

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Blue Shield and Aetna refuse to lower rate increase – is this a result of Obamacare?

Despite objections from the California Insurance Department, health insurance carrier  Blue Shield of California and Aetna Inc. are proceeding with double-digit rate increases that state officials said were unreasonable.  The rising cost of hospital and physician services, prescription drugs and diagnostic tests  are the reasons why both insurer argue that premium increases are necessary. One […]

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Anthem rate increase revised by act of insurance commissioner – there is hope for affordable health insurance in Santa Monica and the rest of California

Anthem will reduce their most recent health insurance premium increase due to active negotiations with the insurance commissioner- there is still hope for affordable health insurance in Santa Monica and the rest of California. Many of you may have seen news coverage about our agreement with the California Department of Insurance (CDI) to reduce our […]

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What will be the penalty for not having health insurance in 2014 in Santa Monica and the rest of California ?

Starting in 2014 there will be a penalty for not having health insurance in Santa Monica , California and the rest of the USA. The penalty for 2014  will be with $ 95 annual per person low. But the penalty will increase in 2015 to $ 325 and in 2016 to $ 695 and will […]

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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 […]

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The most recent numbers on health care spending in the US – will it allow affordable health insurance in Brentwood

The most recent numbers show still only a slight increase of health care spending in the US, which could mean that affordable health insurance in Brentwood is possible. In 2009, health spending increased only 3.8%, an all-time low. The 2010 increase was only slightly higher at 3.9%. This slow growth in 2010 health spending matched […]

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Affordable Health Insurance in Brentwood – did you know that 5 % of American spent half of the health care expenditures

Wondering about  affordable health insurance in Brentwood, and why when you hardly spend anything on health care your insurance rates keep on climing? Accordingly to a  new issue brief from the National Institute of Health Care Management in 2009 half the population – fully 150 million people – spent an average of just $236 per […]

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With the Health insurance rebates in August, health insurance will be more affordable in Brentwood

Good news, with the federal  health care reform and the commitment that 80 % of health insurance premium for individual and small group business has to be spent on medical care , health insurance in Brentwood  and throughout California will be more affordable . In August the rebates of all major carriers will be distributed, […]

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