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Covered California Identifies Uninsured Hotspots

By Kenny Goldberg Covered California has identified hot spots where relatively large numbers of uninsured residents live. The exchange has designated six such hot spots in San Diego County, where it plans to concentrate its enrollment efforts. The six areas … Continue reading

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Lawmakers Drop Effort to Open Covered California to Immigrants Here Illegally

By Kenny Goldberg A legislative effort to allow people who are here illegally to buy Covered California health plans has been shelved. State Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) removed a section from his bill (Senate Bill 4) that would have … Continue reading

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Covered California Gives the Uninsured Another Chance

By Kenny Goldberg Covered California is offering consumers yet another chance to buy a health plan. This special enrollment period runs from Feb. 23 to April 30, two weeks after taxes are due. President Barack Obama announced a similar special … Continue reading

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En Marcha Periodo de Inscripción de Covered California

Puede solicitar la ayuda de especialistas de inscripción en lugares como este, operado por Catholic Charities en la esquina de University y la Calle 43.| Photo Por City Heights Life Por City Heights Life La ventana de tres meses para … Continue reading

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City Heights Groups Help Residents Get Insured

You can apply for health insurance with the help of enrollment specialists at locations like this one operated by Catholic Charities on the corner of University and 43rd St.| Photo By City Heights Life By City Heights Life A three-month … Continue reading

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Second Opinion: Tales From Year One of Covered California

Video Credit: Nic McVicker, KPBS By Megan Burks Nearly 60 percent of San Diego County residents who were previously uninsured signed up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act in 2014. And as year two begins, more than 300,000 … Continue reading

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Covered California Announces Grace Period for Applicants Who Missed Deadline

The state’s online health insurance exchange Covered California. | Photo Credit: Tarryn Mento, KPBS By Megan Burks Covered California, the state’s health insurance exchange, is giving Californians until Sunday to complete their applications for January coverage. Previously set for Dec. … Continue reading

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Covered California Better Equipped to Help Foreign Language Speakers

By Kenny Goldberg In its first year of operation in 2013, California’s health insurance exchange wasn’t well equipped to help people who speak foreign languages. But this year, Covered California’s website has information in Spanish, Arabic, and ten other foreign … Continue reading

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Covered California Works to Insure More Youth, Latinos

Covered California spokesman Dana Howard and Gary Rotto, public policy director for the Council of Community Clinics, discuss open enrollment on KPBS Evening Edition. By Kenny Goldberg Click here to listen to a KPBS Midday Edition segment with more information … Continue reading

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Covered California Drops Ball With Non-English Speakers, Report Says

By Kenny Goldberg The report from the non-profit Greenlining Institute says Covered California deserves praise for enrolling 1.4 million people in new health coverage. But the Institute’s Jordan Medina said the exchange’s website was primarily designed for people who speak … Continue reading

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