Are You Ready for Open Enrollment Season?

Hello, this is George Geldin with a California Individual Health Insurance Update and Medicare Update for September 25th, 2015. Sadly, the weather is changing; maybe the last day can wear a Hawaiian shirt and because autumn is here, it also means that Open Enrollments are just around
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The Future of State Run Health Insurance Exchanges Seems Grim

Are you concerned about the viability of California’s health insurance exchange?   State healthcare exchanges plagued by high cost, low enrollment High costs and disappointing enrollment are plaguing some state-run health insurance markets, according to an Associated Press
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Reduced Health Insurance Premium Rates in California

Have your health insurance premiums dropped?   According to a recent article in one of our industry newsletters, because those enrolling through California’s health insurance exchange, Covered California, were healthier than originally anticipated, and, therefore, a lower risk t
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Covered California Customers Report Difficulty Paying Premiums

Are you part of the 44% of Covered California customers that report difficulty paying their health insurance premiums?   According to a Los Angeles Times article posted last week: “A new survey shows that 44% of Covered California policyholders find it difficult paying their mon
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This Week’s Updates on Covered California Health Insurance

Did you get your health insurance through Covered California?  Are you planning on getting your health insurance through Covered California next year? Perhaps you thought nothing was happening there during “the off season.” Clearly that is not the case! We read an article
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Top 2 Key Consumer Complaints About Health Care Insurance

What are your top 2 complaints about health care insurance, even after implementation of Affordable Care Act?   Even our informal poll shows that the top 2 complaints are: 1. Before I chose a new plan, I checked to make sure my doctor was included and yet, when I went for an office vi
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Have You Heard These Health Insurance Warnings for Spring 2015?

Do you have an individual health insurance policy? Are you receiving a subsidy for your health insurance benefits from Covered California? If your answer to either of those questions is YES (or even “I think so”), then you’ll want to either watch the video below or r
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Is Health Care Reform Impacting Your 2014 Tax Return?

Did you get your health coverage through California’s exchange, Covered California? Did you know that there may be tax ramifications of your enrollment? In last week’s Los Angeles Times article entitled “Obamacare: California sends 120,000 corrected tax forms, thousa
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Obamacare Tallies Are In

Now that the Obamacare Open Enrollment Period is behind us, the last couple of weeks have been filled numerous articles. Below you’ll find a roundup of the most important articles so far this month. “Data on Health Law Shows Largest Drop in Uninsured in 4 Decades, the U.S.
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Supreme Court to Finally Rule on Health Care Reform

Have you been hearing about the anticipated Supreme Court ruling next week over health care? Are you wondering what the scoop really is? We found quite a few articles, but the one that we liked the most was published by the New York times this week. We like this article because it is
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