Tag Archives: Covered California

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How Would A Single-Payer System Affect You?

On June 5, 2017, California state senators passed SB 562, a healthcare bill that would offer free healthcare services to all California residents. If it sounds too good to be true, it is. Because providing free medical care for 40-plus million people comes with a huge price tag. In this post, we’ll break down SB 562, including what it means and how

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Will You Lose Your Health Insurance Under Trump?

After the 2016 election, pundits on all sides swore, “We’re out of the prediction business.” The same declaration should be made for anyone involved in healthcare policy — because while commentary abounds on the future of health insurance under President Trump, nothing has been confirmed. In March, Republicans put together a bill to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. However, until actual legislation gets

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The Small Group Definition Has Changed. Will Your Business Be Impacted?

Under the original provisions of the Affordable Care Act, the term “small business” applied to companies with no more than 50 employees. As of January 2016, that definition has changed. If your firm has 1 to 100 full-time equivalent employees, you are now eligible to purchase healthcare coverage through Covered California. Known as the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP),

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