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What to know about Covered California as open enrollment begins





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It's time to sign up for health care coverage in 2018. Open enrollment for Covered California starts today. This comes after months of efforts by the GOP and President Trump to repeal, or at least weaken, Obamacare.

KPCC health reporter Michelle Faust joined Take Two to explain what it all means for people looking to buy individual health plans through the state exchange. 

Obamacare is still the law of the land, she says. People who are legal US residents, who don’t get healthcare at work, can buy a health plan on the health insurance marketplace. The Medi-Cal expansion is still in place.

Covered California enrollment lasts through the end of January.