2018 Open Enrollment Period – a hardship for many families who do not to qualify for subsidies

The Open Enrollment Period to enroll in a health insurance plan began November 1st, 2017 through January 31st, 2018 in California. In California, many families who are not eligible for subsidies on Covered California, the premium increase in their health insurance is...

Covered California announced individual health insurance premium increase of 12.5 percent for 2018

At the beginning of August, Covered California announced the rate increases for 2018. The average increase, statewide, will be 12.5 %, this includes a one-time increase of 2.8 percent tax on health insurers that resumes next year, assuming the Cost Share Reduction...

California’s Proposal for Single-Payer Health Care System is far from approval!

At the end of May the State Senate passed the proposal for a  Single-Payer Health Care System called the “Healthy California Plan”. The Healthy California Plan or S.B. 562 was proposed by state Senators Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) and Toni Atkins (D-San...