Although we have talked a lot about the opening of California’s health insurance exchange, some of our clients were still caught unawares.
Here in California, the exchange is called CoveredCA. Although some insurers backed out of California’s health insurance exchange, one many have not heard of has entered.
LA Care Covered is part of California’s Health Insurance Exchange
According to an article published by LA Care, “L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest publicly operated health plan, will launch its new health plan for all of Los Angeles County. L.A. Care Covered™ is a Qualified Health Plan chosen by Covered California,” the state’s health insurance exchange.
“L.A. Care Covered™ will provide its members access throughout Los Angeles County to an extensive network of doctors, specialists, hospitals, pharmacies, preventive care services and health education.
“As part of the launch, L.A. Care is unveiling a new, product-specific website, www.lacarecovered.org. It offers a user-friendly format, with information about each health plan tier and detailed benefits, a monthly premium calculator, health care reform guides and health and wellness information…It provides yet another vehicle to ensure that low-income individuals and families have easy access to high quality, affordable health care.”
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