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2014-02-19 16:23:59

Enrollment in Covered California Health Insurance Plans Surpasses 700K; Large Gains Also Seen in Latino Enrollment and Medi-Cal Enrollment SACRAMENTO, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced today that as of Jan. 31, 2014, more than 1.6 million Californians have signed up for either Covered California health insurance plans or for low-cost or no-cost Medi-Cal. Nearly half of those...

2013-11-13 16:27:09

Numbers Surge and Momentum Builds as Consumer Experience in Enrollment Process Improves SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Covered California(TM) and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced today that applications were started for an estimated 370,000 individuals seeking coverage in October under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, pointing to strong consumer enrollment interest in a Covered California health plan or a low-cost or...

2013-10-28 12:26:05

A massive education and enrollment effort for Healthcare Reform to take place at the free clinic to bring patients into new coverage programs LOS ANGELES, Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Care Harbor -- a Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization that helps uninsured and underserved populations by organizing large-scale free urban health clinics -- will host its annual Los Angeles clinic from October 31 to November 3 at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. Care Harbor will provide free...

2013-10-09 20:22:30

Amended Measure Reflects Changes Made to Hospital Fee Legislation (SB 239) SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Hospital Association (CHA) today re-filed ballot initiative language for a 2014 measure that will protect hospital funds intended to support care provided to low-income Californians and health care for children from being diverted for non-patient care purposes. The re-filing of the initiative was made necessary because of amendments...

2013-09-27 20:21:47

The network will provide valuable information to San Francisco Community Based Organizations regarding Health Care Reform, Medi-Cal Expansion and Covered California outreach and education. SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP), a community health plan serving over 80,000 San Francisco residents, has been a proud sponsor of the Golden Gate to Health Insurance (GGHI) Network for over ten years. The GGHI Network's mission is to support...

2013-07-25 16:25:04

Measure Will Ensure Hospital Fees, Matching Federal Dollars Are Used for Health Care Services SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move aimed at ensuring that hospital funds intended to pay for care provided to low-income Californians are not diverted by lawmakers for other, non-hospital patient care purposes, the California Hospital Association (CHA) today filed ballot initiative language with the state Attorney General's (AG) office. The initiative,...

2013-05-28 23:26:05

California Insurance marketplace plan will accelerate state-wide acceptance of secure, digital exchanges for medical records and files. Burbank, Califonia (PRWEB) May 28, 2013 Richard Stephenson, CEO and Founder of RISARC, a leading national provider of high-technology and revenue recovery solutions to the U.S. health care industry, today publicly applauded the speed and skill with which the State of California is implementing mandate of the federal Affordable Care Act to set up and oversee...

2013-05-23 12:27:46

Covered California certifies nation's largest public plan LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly operated health plan in the country, is pleased to announce its selection as a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) by Covered California, the state's health benefit exchange. Established by the passage of federal health care reform, Covered California is creating a new insurance marketplace that will provide individuals and small...

2013-05-14 20:22:07

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by C. Duane Dauner, President/CEO, California Hospital Association: The California Hospital Association (CHA) is disappointed that the Brown Administration has not reversed deep and damaging Medi-Cal rate cuts in its May revision of the state's proposed 2013-14 budget. These cuts are ill-timed and will devastate vital health care services to some of the state's most vulnerable residents....

2013-05-03 16:23:01

Cuts Would Cost San Diego County $17 million SANTEE, Calif., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing the real impact cutting the safety net would have on the most vulnerable residents, San Diego County Supervisors Greg Cox and Dianne Jacob joined with local hospital leaders today to call on the California Legislature and Governor Brown to spare hospital-based skilled-nursing facilities and other health care providers from devastating Medi-Cal cuts. Both Assembly Bill 900 by...