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Renewing your job-based health insurance? 4 things to know

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| Experts say people should consider the cost of their plan, as well as the other benefits that may accompany it, like telehealth and wellness programs.

It's open enrollment season! Are we freaking out yet?


Does your blood pressure rise just thinking about the various health insurance options? Impatient is here to answer your personal insurance questions.

Health insurance open enrollment 3.0: What you need to know


Buying health insurance for the first time? Want to switch plans? We have the answers to your questions.

Anthem agrees to forgo mid-year deductible hikes


The move settles a class action suit sparked by mid-year increases to about 50,000 members' annual deductibles and out-of-pocket limits.

Covered California adds low-cost option for some pregnant women


Until now, Covered California did not carry the Medi-Cal Access Program, forcing many women to buy more costly plans through the state exchange.

Brown signs health bills intended to protect consumers


The bills cap out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs; require more accurate provider directories; and require per-individual deductibles in family plans.

2 million people have purchased Covered California insurance


Of the 2 million people who have purchased health insurance through Covered California, about 1.3 million still have coverage through the state exchange.

Paramedics help battle TB in Ventura County pilot project


The initiative is one of 13 state-sponsored pilots in California that expand paramedics' roles in an effort to increase the quality of care while reducing costs.