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posted 03/13/2014

In California, Certified Enrollment Counselors fill a role under the Affordable Care Act similar to the one that’s often described as a “navigator” on a national level. But under Covered California, CECs and navigators are not the same thing.

posted 02/13/2014

Insurance agents believe they were an afterthought for Covered California, which from the get-go, placed the emphasis on training county health care workers and counselors at nonprofits to help people find the right coverage for them.

posted 01/28/2014

When Covered California reports its health insurance enrollment figures each month, one worrying statistic consistently jumps out –- the low number of Latinos signing up. This became the top news story out of the exchange in January, overshadowing the overall positive numbers.

posted 01/23/2014

In California, the effort to get people signed up for insurance has proceeded with little partisan rancor, and at a quickening pace. December enrollment was nearly four times that of October and November combined. Nonetheless, millions of Californians remain uninsured.

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In California, Certified Enrollment Counselors fill a role under the Affordable Care Act similar... more »
posted 03/13/14
Insurance agents believe they were an afterthought for Covered California, which from the get-go,... more »
posted 02/13/14
When Covered California reports its health insurance enrollment figures each month, one worrying... more »
posted 01/28/14