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Remaining Uninsured Face Challenges in Cost and Simply Signing Up

September 12, 2014 | 9:48 am

Remaining Uninsured Face Challenges in Cost and Simply Signing Up

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Plight of East Palo Alto man with two jobs and 3-hour commute illustrates obstacles to getting covered.

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On California Exchange, Only Kaiser’s Rates Will Go Down in 2015

August 13, 2014 | 7:00 am

On California Exchange, Only Kaiser’s Rates Will Go Down in 2015

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Kaiser’s lower rates next year on the California health exchange might be meant to attract customers.

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Survey: 3.4 Million Californians Newly Insured Under Obamacare

July 30, 2014 | 9:30 am

Survey: 3.4 Million Californians Newly Insured Under Obamacare

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Review finds that three in five previously uninsured adults in state are now covered. Read more …

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Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

July 9, 2014 | 1:41 pm

Lawsuit: Anthem Blue Cross Committed ‘Fraudulent’ Enrollment Practices

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Company said to have misled enrollees about whether their doctors and hospitals were in its new plans.

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Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

March 31, 2014 | 3:58 pm

Covered California Disables Part of Site to Handle Traffic

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Some people may be logged off once enough of their application is filed to give more people a chance. …read more

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Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

March 23, 2014 | 12:21 pm

Insurance Agents Drive High Asian Enrollment on Covered California

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Three of five Chinese-American enrollees have used agents, a much higher rate than for other groups. . Read more. …

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Bay Area Obamacare Enrollment Fairs Offer Signup Help as Deadline Approaches

March 18, 2014 | 3:13 pm

Bay Area Obamacare Enrollment Fairs Offer Signup Help as Deadline Approaches

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Five health care enrollment fairs in the Bay Area this week are planned, as deadline approaches.

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Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

March 18, 2014 | 12:07 pm

Analysis: Obamacare Leads to More Competition in Insurance Market

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Anthem Blue Cross has seen its market share drop from 47 percent to 30 percent. …read more

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Visualizing the Horrible Complexity of Healthcare.gov

November 25, 2013 | 3:40 pm

Visualizing the Horrible Complexity of Healthcare.gov

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We’ve heard tales of 500 million lines of computer code. That sounds like a lot — but is it?

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News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

October 4, 2013 | 2:50 pm

News Pix: Government Shutdown Kills Bay Area Fun; California Health Exchange Kicks Off

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Tourists are shut out of popular attractions. Meantime, the state begins signing up Obamacare customers.

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