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Covered California Upgraded Systems for 2015 Open Enrollment Covered California Upgraded Systems for 2015 Open Enrollment

When Covered California first opened for enrollment last year, it wasn’t long before reports of website malfunctions and long waits on the call line were reported by disgruntled Californians. Many…

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The State of Obamacare Today The State of Obamacare Today

November 15 marked the beginning of the second year of Obamacare, and Open Enrollment is currently underway in our state via Covered California. Though its first year was rocky, mostly…

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Majority of California Businesses React Positively to ACA Majority of California Businesses React Positively to ACA

According to a recent survey by the California Bank and Trust*, 63 percent of small businesses in California report that the Affordable Care Act has has a neutral or positive…

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The Affordable Care Act and the Cost of Non-Compliance The Affordable Care Act and the Cost of Non-Compliance

  One of the more controversial regulations included in the Affordable Care Act, the Employer Shared Responsibility, was initially postponed in order to allow employers more time to come into…

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Only Six Days Left: Health Insurance Deadline Approaches March 31 Only Six Days Left: Health Insurance Deadline Approaches March 31

Since the opening of Covered California in October 2013, over one million Californians have successfully enrolled in a health insurance plan. The state health insurance exchange, created in order to…

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Offer Health Insurance To Your Employees – A Quick Guide Offer Health Insurance To Your Employees – A Quick Guide

One of the major challenges in business is recruiting, training, and retaining the best employees. Offering health insurance as part of the employee benefits package has always been one of…

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Affordable Care Act Limits Health Insurance Premiums Affordable Care Act Limits Health Insurance Premiums

As we all know by now, the Affordable Care Act produced the most comprehensive changes in the history of the health insurance industry. Aside from giving states the option of…

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Small Businesses Represent Small Portion of Covered California Enrollment Small Businesses Represent Small Portion of Covered California Enrollment

At the end of February, Covered California released promising figures for enrollment in Obamacare thus far. More than 1.6 million Californians had signed up for health care coverage through the…

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How Do Small Business Owners Access Covered California? How Do Small Business Owners Access Covered California?

Along with the opening of California’s statewide health insurance exchange for individuals in October 2013, Covered California also designated a portion of the website to helping small businesses secure health…

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Covered California SHOP Portal Suspended for Improvements Covered California SHOP Portal Suspended for Improvements

On February 12, Covered California officials made the decision to suspend the online portal for the Small Business Health Options Program. This part of the SHOP website will be redesigned…

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