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Supreme Court could review Obamacare subsidy case

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) has filed a petition with the Supreme Court for review of Obamacare. The non-profit, CEI has questioned if the federal government can subsidize healthcare for millions of Americans.

This is not the first time Obamacare has faced tough questions.... read more

Health Coverage for Individuals to Rise by 4.2 percent in California

The health coverage cost for individuals in California will rise 4.2 percent on an average in 2015. Covered California has provided a detailed report and has carried out a survey of ten major insurance companies offering Obamacare plans to consumers.

Peter Lee, executive director of... read more

Covered California premium rates expected to increase marginally

Health insurance providers selling plans through Covered California will likely not make any significant increase in premiums for 2015, the Orange County Register reported.

Most of the health insurance companies participating in the Golden State's Covered California exchange have... read more

Number of local doctors accepting Medicaid slips by a quarter

The number of doctors/physicians accepting Medicaid patients in California slipped drastically in wake of implementation of Obamacare that forced an update of provider requirements.

According to new figures released by California's Department of Health Care Services, 82,605 doctors who... read more

California bill aims to regulate pet insurance industry

A California bill that would regulate the small but growing market for pet insurance is now awaiting approval by the state Senate, as it has already obtained the state Assembly's approval.

Authored by Matt Dababneh (D-Los Angeles), the Assembly Bill 2056 has been approved by the state... read more

Percentage of uninsured falls sharply in California

The percentage of uninsured people in California has slipped sharply since last summer, thanks to new health insurance options made available by the government's Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

According to a survey, conducted by the New York's Commonwealth Fund, the... read more

Covered California failed to verify applicants’ eligibility: report

Covered California, the state's health insurance exchange responsible for enrolling individuals for the federal government's Affordable Care Act, failed to adequately verify applicants' eligibility, the U. S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) said in its latest report.

The... read more

Ballot measure won’t impact Obamacare in California: Consumer Watchdog

California’s planned ballot measure on health insurance rate regulation would not upset Obamacare works in the Golden State, supporters of statewide ballot measure said.

Several consumer groups and California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones have long been demanding more authority over... read more

Court directs health insurer to cover residential anorexia care

An appeals court in Los Angeles, California, recently pronounced a ruling that would make health insurers to pay for more residential mental health care.

A three-judge panel at the L. A. appeals court ruled in favor of Marissa Rea and other people who are suffering from anorexia nervosa,... read more

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