Special Features

Open enrollment for Exchange coverage ends in THREE days. Now is the time to make a last pitch to anyone you know who is un- or under-insured. We ask you to take this opportunity to contact your networks – colleagues, distant cousins, childhood friends, neighbors, procrastinators, anyone out there who […] more

March 10, 2014   Dear friends and colleagues,   Just to share with you my thoughts on some of the latest news and information about the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for the Exchanges will close for this year on March 31. There are only 20 days left to get […] more

Latest Reports

This series examines the future of children’s coverage in California, both where we are now and where we need to go in the near future.  Topics discussed include: Current coverage of children Remaining uninsured children post ACA implementation Future of state programs like CHDP, AIM, CCS, and Family PACT Delivery […] more

The ACA provides an opportunity for states to make health care coverage more accessible to Americans through Medicaid expansion and state health insurance exchanges. In California, 3.3M individuals will be newly eligible for Medi-Cal or subsidized coverage through Covered California. It is predicted that improved access to coverage will lead […] more

Latest Blog Posts

The Affordable Care Act’s Exchanges were deemed a success with the enrollment of 7.5 million individuals, a figure that surpassed initial projections. However, these numbers only include individuals that purchased insurance through federal and state health exchanges, and it does not distinguish between the already insured and the newly insured. […] more

Obamacare continues to exceed expectations. In a report released today, the Congressional Budget Office projected even lower net costs to the federal government than was projected last month. New projections put net costs at $36 billion for 2014 and $1,383 billion over a ten-year period (2015-2024); $104 billion less than […] more