Income Verification not necessary for enrollment in California’s state health exchange for 2014 by Barbara Kempen | Jul 11, 2013 | Affordable Health Insurance, Health Insurance Brentwood, Health Insurance Pacific Palisades, Health Insurance Santa Monica 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 a person’s eligibility for a premium subsidy. Income verification has been postponed until 2015. However, consumers who misrepresent their income on the application for exchange coverage are subject to a penalty of up to $25,000. Keep informed with Solid Health Insurance Services for the latest trends in the affordable health insurance industry in Santa Monica, Brentwood and the rest of California.