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Covered California gives procrastinators a break

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| The original deadline to buy a health plan or switch plans for 2016 was Sunday at midnight. Now those who get started by then will have another week.

Here's what you need to know about Covered California costs and penalties


Peter Lee, the executive director of Covered California joins Larry to answer listeners questions about enrollment.

A last-minute push in Inglewood for health insurance signups


Covered California teams are in low-enrollment areas throughout the state putting out the word that Sunday is the deadline to sign up for a 2016 health plan.

Bill would force health insurers to tell you about 'unreasonable' rates


When regulators conclude a rate hike is too high, they can post it online. But the group backing the bill says it's too hard to find that information.

Still no health insurance? Tax penalties for 2016 going up


An uninsured individual who doesn't qualify for an exemption will owe $695 or 2.5 percent of household income, whichever is greater.

Don't lose the funds in your FSA


Traditionally, Flexible Spending Accounts for some health care expenses had a "use-it-or-lose-it" rule. That's starting to change, but you still need to be vigilant.

Covered California targets 'hot spots' of LA's uninsured


The agency is stepping up efforts to inform those without coverage that Dec. 15 is the deadline to buy a health plan that takes effect on Jan. 1.


As insurance companies threaten to leave the Affordable Care Act, a look at its viability


UnitedHealth, the largest health insurer in the United States, warned Thursday that it may pull out of Obamacare exchanges after 2016.