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    With the first open-enrollment deadline approaching this week, Covered California urged consumers to sign up now so they can have their health care coverage be effective on Jan. 1. “Covered California is a critical safety net to help people get quality health care coverage during the surging pandemic and ongoing recession,” said Peter V. Lee, executive ...
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    In the face of rising COVID-19 cases that are disproportionately infecting and killing African Americans and other people of color, Covered California has taken the unprecedented step of giving consumers until Dec. 30 to sign up for health insurance coverage that begins on Jan. 1. Covered California’s original enrollment deadline was Dec. 15 for coverage ...
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    Covered California officially kicked off its annual open-enrollment period on Monday with a statewide effort to encourage Californians to protect themselves, their families and their friends from the COVID-19 pandemic by wearing a mask and signing up for health care coverage. The campaign includes sending face masks, emblazoned with the message “Get Covered/Stay Covered,” to ...
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    By Dianne Anderson By now, given the extreme health crisis facing African Americans, and job loss that has thrown so many off healthcare, Narda Smith feels that her phone should be ringing nonstop to get Covered California. The deadline looms just one week away, and she is ready and waiting for the community to take ...
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    These are unprecedented and challenging times for the nation and the state of California as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic alters the course of our lives for the foreseeable future. As job-loss claims hit record highs, more and more Californians will be dealing with a loss of income and their health insurance coverage. Covered California and ...
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    It’s open enrollment time for millions of Californians who’ve enjoyed health insurance and quality medical care through the Affordable Care Act. And Covered California, the state agency that administers the law, once again is leading the charge to get people signed up. “The Affordable Care Act is now irrevocably woven into the fabric of America,” ...