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California Agents Back Web Firms

California Agents Back Web Firms

The California Association of Health Underwriters wants its state’s public exchange to let “Web-based entities” help with enrollment. Traditional brick-and-mortar agents in some states have opposed letting Web-based entities help with the sale of “qualified health plan” coverage. Those agents have argued that letting the Web-based [...]

Covered California’s Executive Director Faces Fiery Test

Covered California’s Executive Director Faces Fiery Test

His grandfather helped start the Palo Alto Medical Clinic in 1930, when the idea of a physicians' group was so revolutionary that critics called it anti-competitive, even "communist." And decades later, the Johnson administration recruited his uncle to help roll out Medicare, prompting new attacks from fellow doctors opposed to any slide into [...]

California Trains Helpers To Meet Demand For Health Insurance

California Trains Helpers To Meet Demand For Health Insurance

The California health exchange has focused on drumming up interest in coverage during the first month of operation. Certified enrollment counselors can barely keep up with the requests for assistance that are rolling in. SEIU is using some of the money to call people in their homes at night and on the weekend. "Over 4,000 (people) have said tell [...]

Covered California Gets 1 Million Visitors–16,311 House Holds Sign Up

Covered California Gets 1 Million Visitors–16,311 House Holds Sign Up

Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee reported that 16,311 households had completed applications for health insurance, while 27,305 others had established accounts and partially completed their applications. More than 978,000 individuals had visited the coveredca.com website, spending time and researching their options, while 59,000 [...]

Covered California Announces Health Insurance Plans for Small Businesses

Covered California Announces Health Insurance Plans for Small Businesses

IN CALIFORNIA • Covered California Announces Health Insurance Plans for Small Businesses • Agents Lose An Ally in Covered California • Public Officials Criticize Kaiser For Rate Hikes • HealthCompare Signs Web Broker Entity Agreement • CAHU Says That Agents Need to Fight SB 639 • Agents Lose An Ally in Covered California • [...]