The Affordable Care Act |

Why are some being switched from private health plans to Medi-Cal?

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| Notices sent to consumers that their income has dropped to a level that requires they switch to Medi-Cal are based at times on outdated tax information.

Henry Waxman retires after 40 years in Congress


One wag called him "tougher than a boiled owl." Henry Waxman's legacy is a mountain of ground-breaking legislation. He remains beloved in his West L.A. district.


Californians signing up for health insurance at a robust pace


Nearly 145,000 signed up for plans in the first month of open enrollment; more than the number who signed up in the first two months last year.

Covered California extends deadline for Jan. 1 health plans


Those who have started the enrollment process by Dec. 15 now have until Dec. 21 to finish for plans that take effect Jan. 1.

Monday is deadline to buy Jan. 1 health plans


The Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period runs through Feb. 15. But Dec. 15 is the deadline for Jan. 1 policies.

Californians enrolling in private health plans at faster rate


Nearly 50,000 Californians have enrolled in private health insurance plans in the first 19 days of the Affordable Care Act's second open enrollment period.

How do you rate the first year of Covered California?


The Center for Health Reporting explores some big questions about Obamacare's impact in California.

Calif. medical leaders join to boost health plan enrollment


More than a dozen leading health provider groups launch a campaign to promote Covered California's second open enrollment period.