NEW KAISER FAMILY FOUNDATION REPORT
With the Trump administration pursuing new restrictions on immigration and increased immigration enforcement, the political and social climate for immigrant families in the United States has changed substantially over the last year. A new Kaiser Family Foundation report, developed with support from Blue Shield of California Foundation, explores how these shifts are affecting families in California and across the country.
The report, Living in an Immigrant Family in America: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, & Health—which draws on focus groups with immigrant families and interviews with pediatricians—finds that immigrants from a variety of backgrounds report rising fear and anxiety that is affecting their daily lives and well-being as well as the health of their children, who are predominantly U.S.-born citizens.
A panel of experts discussed the report at a public briefing held by Kaiser Family Foundation at its Washington, D.C. offices. An archived webcast of the briefing, as well as copies of presentation slides and other materials, is available on kff.org.
The Open Enrollment Period for 2018 coverage begins on November 1, 2017!
Consumers will be able to enroll in health care coverage through January 31, 2018. In order to have coverage begin January 1, 2018, consumers will need to enroll by December 15, 2017 and also pay their binder payment by December 27, 2017.
The statewide bus tour is scheduled to take place the first week of Open Enrollment, with the first stop in Los Angeles on November 1, 2017.
As a valued partner, we are informing you of the upcoming Bus Tour schedule before our official announcement in a press release. Click here for the full bus tour schedule, which is subject to change, and join us at a location near you.
Open Enrollment Tool Kit
Open Enrollment Tool Kit to help answer many of your open enrollment-related questions.
Governor Brown signs bills that protect health consumers! (October 2017)
Governor Brown has signed SB 17 to help consumers fight the rising cost of prescription drugs, as well as SB 54, SB 133 & AB 156.
- Fact sheet: SB 54 (DeLeon) The California Values Act
- Fact sheet: SB 17 (Hernandez) Drug Price Transparency
- Fact sheet: SB 133 (Hernandez) Continuity of Care
- Fact sheet: AB 156 (Wood) Open Enrollment Periods
On Tuesday night, a version of a repeal and replace plan, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act, failed to overcome a parliamentary objection that the bill had not yet been scored by the Congressional Budget Office.
A vote on a final bill is expected later this week. Here’s how different versions of the bill would impact Americans. We are tracking these votes live as they happen.
Our Health Care at Risk
New Medi-Cal Renewal Process Could Lead to Loss of Coverage, Advocates Say http://www.healthycal.org/archives/15719 Advocates for low-income patients, as well as union representatives for county welfare workers, expect tens of thousands of eligible recipients ...
The Affordable Care Act GivesFormer Foster Youth FREE Health Care until Age 26! Regardless of their income, former foster youth are now eligible for Medi-Cal until 26. More information on this expanded ...
GOOD NEWS! Covered California has established a dedicated CEE/CEC Help Line. You can call the help line for direct assistance with the following: Eligibility questions Status update on paper applications submitted General CalHEERS ...
Jan. 7, 2013 COVERED CALIFORNIA RELEASES STATISTICS FOR ITS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE FOR WEEK ENDING JAN. 4 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — CoveredCalifornia™ and the Department of Health Care Services releasedupdated numbersshowingthat consumer ...
Get Covered OC has launched a door-to-door education campaign focusing on providing information on Covered California to uninsured OC residents. The California Endowment has provided the funding to support this ...
Covered California™ today established a special customer care unit and phone number dedicated to helping enrollees who are transitioning from current market health insurance plans to coverage under the Patient ...
The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers (COCCC) hosted a Covered California Certified Enrollment Counselor training at the Institute for Healthcare Advancement’s Barnett Center in La Habra. Community health ...
As a member of the Covered OC Listserv you can now be included in everything that is going on with our collaborative. You can receive these emails in your inbox ...