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Governor Jerry Brown did not include major investments in Medi-Cal or Covered California in his budget revision last week, but lawmakers and advocates say they'll keep pushing to improve the programs.  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola has more.

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Covered California is launching a massive marketing campaign this open enrollment season.  The public health exchange is using roughly one-third of its total budget on outreach this year - and spending much more than any other state.  Capital Public Radio's Sammy Caiola explains in this report.

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Monthly premiums for Covered California will rise by 12 and a half percent next year.  And about ten percent of those enrolled in the program will be forced to find another plan.  Capital Public Radio's Julia Mitric has more.

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As thousands of Californians rush to meet deadlines to sign up for health insurance through Covered California, a new report shows that even a partial repeal of Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, could leave nearly 5 million Californians without health insurance.  KVCR's Isel Cuapio reports.

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The future of Covered California may not be clear under the Trump administration, but that hasn't stopped people from enrolling.  Capital Public Radio's health care reporter Ja'Nel Johnson talked with Covered California's executive director.

Covered California Is Open For Enrollment

Nov 2, 2016

Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange, is now open for enrollment. Here are some details in a report from Capital Public Radio's Ja'Nel Johnson.

Monday Vote On Health Insurer Tax

Feb 29, 2016

California Lawmakers will vote Monday on Governor Jerry Brown's proposal to restructure a tax on health insurers. The deal is intended to avoid a billion-dollar state budget deficit. Democrats are expected to support the tax, but Republicans are split. From Capital Public Radio, Ben Adler reports.

Residents of the Inland Empire only have until Sunday to sign up for health insurance via the state's insurance marketplace.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has more on the approaching Covered California deadline.

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It's open enrollment season for Covered California, our state's Obamacare health care exchange.  California reduced the number of uninsured children by about 176,000 kids in the first year the Affordable Care Act took full effect, according to a new report.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has details on the new findings from Georgetown University.

A majority of California consumers are aware of the state's health insurance exchange.  But many uninsured people don't know they can get help paying for insurance.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr has details on a survey released yesterday (Thursday).

Covered California Announces 2016 Rates

Jul 28, 2015
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KVCR's Rick Dulock shares this report from Capital Public Radio on Monday's announcement of Covered California 2016 Rates.

Covered California Rate Announcement - Monday

Jul 27, 2015
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Covered California will announce its 2016 health insurance rates Monday. Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr has this report.

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The California health exchange has set monthly limits on prices consumers will pay for specialty prescription drugs.  Capital Public Radio's Katie Orr reports on the rates approved by the Covered California board.

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Millions more people have health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act -- but some are paying more for it than they had planned.  The state legislature is working on several fixes to the health care law so people don't get hit with hidden charges or outrageous deductibles.  KVCR's Matt Guilhem has this story from California News Service.

Calif. Health Insurance Exchange May Cap High-Priced Drugs

Apr 13, 2015
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Covered California is considering putting caps on the prices consumers pay for high-cost drugs.  And as Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone tells us, the Covered California Board of Directors is expected to vote on it Thursday.

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Covered California -- the state's "Obamacare" health insurance exchange -- is in the process of setting prescription drug benefits for health insurance plans in its 2016 marketplace.  As Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone learned, the health planes will base next year's premiums partly on that formula.

Covered California Enrollment in 2015

Mar 6, 2015
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Covered California says its recent enrollment numbers show more Latinos and young people signed up this year Capital Public Radio Health Reporter, Pauline Bartolone has more.

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Covered California, the state's "Obamacare" health insurance exchange, is extending its deadline for some people who haven't yet signed up for health insurance.  KVCR's Ken Vincent has more in this report from Capital Public Radio.

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Sunday is the deadline to sign up for a new health insurance plan if you're buying your own.  Covered California says there will be hundreds of enrollment events around the state to give people in-person help.  Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone dropped in on one this week.

CA Insurance Commissioner Critical Of Covered California

Jan 15, 2015
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California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones is criticizing Covered California -- the state's "Obamacare"  health care exchange -- for stopping an insurer from offering policies in an area where there is very little health insurance competition.  Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone reports.

Covered California Declines To Add New Insurance Option

Dec 24, 2014
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Even though there is a shortage of adequate subsidized health insurance policies for many people in rural areas of Northern and Central California, Covered California -- the state's "Obamacare" subsidized health insurance program -- chose not to accept the application of an insurance company that would have helped expand insurance choices.  Capital Public Radio's Health Care Reporter Pauline Bartolone reports.

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We conclude a series of reports on some of the difficulties many rural Californians have getting insurance through Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange.  Capital Public Radio Health Care reporter Pauline Bartolone reports on one community where there are practically no choices for affordable insurance for qualified residents.

What Covered California Doesn't Cover

Dec 17, 2014
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Covered California, the state's "Obamacare" health insurance exchange, is a pretty good deal for most people who qualify.  But it's not always a good deal for many people who need subsidized health insurance in rural areas.  In part 1 of a 3-part series, Capitol Public Radio Network's Pauline Bartolone profiles one family that hasnt been able to rely on Covered California to meet it's health care needs. 

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The Board of Directors of Covered California -- the state's health insurance exchange -- meets today to discuss a problem that affects one of every ten Covered California customers:  being eligible for only one or two choices among insurance policies.  Capitol Public Radio's Health Care correspondent Pauline Bartolone reports.

Covered California Enrollment Up from Last Year

Dec 11, 2014
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So far, the pace of enrollment in Covered California -- the state's health insurance exchange-- is progressing at a faster rate than last year.  But Covered California officials say there are still a lot of Californians who are eligible but who haven't enrolled.  Capitol Public Radio Network's Katie Orr reports.