Can I Get Subsidized Health Insurance if I am Offered Health Insurance by My Employer?

Can I Get Subsidized Health Insurance if I am Offered Health Insurance by My Employer?

For most Californians, if you are offered employer-sponsored coverage, you are not eligible for premium tax credits if you apply for a subsidized individual or family health insurance plan through Covered California. One of the questions on a Covered California...
Alphabet’s New $375 Million Investment in Oscar Health

Alphabet’s New $375 Million Investment in Oscar Health

Oscar, an innovative, successful insurance carrier serving Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco for 3 years, has just announced that Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is planning to invest $375 million in the company. Alphabet had previously invested in...
SB 910 May Ban Short-Term Medical Plans in California

SB 910 May Ban Short-Term Medical Plans in California

With the health insurance tax penalty going away in 2019 for those who do not enroll in Affordable Care Act-compliant health insurance plans, many healthy individuals will be attracted to short-term medical plans as a substitute. Short-term medical plans are designed...
2019 Individual Health Insurance Premiums Set to Rise 8.7%

2019 Individual Health Insurance Premiums Set to Rise 8.7%

 Covered California has just released their 2019 individual market rates increase for the 2019 individual health insurance marketplace. The weighted average rate change will be 8.7 percent.  For a wide part of Los Angeles (Region 16) will follow the 8.6 percent...