What You Need To Know About Open Enrollment And Covered California

Open Enrollment Information And Deadlines You can never predict when something will happen or when illness will strike. Hospital stays and doctor visits are expensive if you do not have health insurance. Do not gamble with your life or your pocketbook; get a health insurance policy during the Open Enrollment period. Covered California makes it easy. Here are some important deadlines and information about Open Enrollment and Covered California. Open Enrollment The Open Enrollment period Read More

The Insurance Brokers Role in Covered California

Are you one of the many individuals who still feels confused about the implications surrounding the Affordable Care Act? There is no need to worry! One of our experienced and Certified Covered California Agents can answer any questions you may have. Although many people assumed the role of insurance brokers would dwindle with recent health care reform, Obamacare has actually emphasized a greater importance of health insurance brokers. With the health insurance mandate in place, there are Read More

What are Qualifying Events under Covered California?

Covered California is the new health insurance marketplace with different policy options available to best fit your needs and help make premiums more affordable. You must find and get a plan during the open-enrollment period from October 15, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Every year after, the period runs from October 15 to December 7. Qualifying events allow you to enroll outside of the open-enrollment periods and include several different situations. One of the qualifying events include the Read More

The Deadline for Enrollment in Health Insurance is Nearing — Don’t Wait!

March 31 is the deadline for open enrollment on the Covered California health insurance exchange. Anyone who does not sign up for coverage by this date will not be able to enroll through the exchange unless he or she experiences a qualifying event or can qualify for an exemption. Not qualifying for either and not having health insurance opens up the possibility of a penalty that will be issued through taxes. If the issue of getting coverage is due to problems with the website, it is Read More

Time is Running Out to Get Health Insurance in California

Health care reform is here and in full force in California. No longer is health insurance an option -- it is an individual mandate enforced by The Affordable Care Act and the Federal Government. According to the law, the individual mandate became law on January 1, 2014. But just because that date has passed, it doesn't mean that you are too late to get coverage. The deadline for insurance coverage is actually much later than that. The healthcare law states that tax payers must only pay a Read More