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California extends special-enrollment deadline to give consumers more time to sign up for health care coverage during COVID-19 pandemic

| Jun 23, 2020 | California

Covered California announced on Tuesday that it would be giving consumers more time to sign up for health care coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic by extending the current special-enrollment deadline through the end of July. “Covered California is committed to helping people get access to the health care they need,...[ Read More ]

New signups during Covered California’s open enrollment increase by 41 percent

| Feb 18, 2020 | California

Covered California announced that 418,052 people had newly selected a health plan for 2020 during the most recent open-enrollment period. The total is more than 122,000, or 41 percent, higher than last year’s figure of 295,980.     The increase comes after the state of California instituted two key policies...[ Read More ]

Covered California announces average 0.8% preliminary rate change in individual market

| Jul 11, 2019 | California

Covered California unveiled its preliminary rates for the upcoming 2020 coverage year, revealing how consumers will benefit from new state initiatives, and announced that a major carrier will be expanding into new areas and providing consumers with more choice.     The preliminary average rate change for California’s individual market...[ Read More ]

California's uninsired rate falls to a new historic low as national rate holds steady

| Sep 16, 2018 | California

As Covered California’s open-enrollment period prepares to start in the fall, a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that California continues to make historic gains in the effort to reduce the state’s uninsured rate. According to the data released on Wednesday, California’s uninsured rate fell to a new...[ Read More ]

New Analysis Shows the Health of Californians Enrolled Is a Key Indicator of the Individual Market's Stability and Success

| Jul 12, 2018 | California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new analysis shows that California continues to benefit from attracting a healthy mix of enrollees to its individual insurance market through significant investments made by Covered California in marketing and outreach. These investments have resulted in more-stable rates and enrollment. The health of California’s consumers is...[ Read More ]

Covered California finishes fifth open enrollment strong

| Feb 7, 2018 | California

Covered California announced Wednesday that more than 50,000 new consumers selected a plan during the final three days of open enrollment, bringing its overall total to 423,484 plan selections, which represents a 3 percent increase over last year. “With robust marketing and strong partnerships in communities across California, we attracted...[ Read More ]

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