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Anthem Blue Cross will not be part of SHOP the state exchange for small business in California

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Anthem Blue Cross will not be participating in the California SHOP Exchange, Covered California. In June, Covered California eliminated the requirement that Qualified Health Plans wanting to participate in the individual exchange must also apply to participate in the SHOP exchange. Because Anthem is no longer required to participate in SHOP, as a condition of […]

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Income Verification not necessary for enrollment in California’s state health exchange for 2014

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The U.S. government  announced it will move to an “honor system” in 2014 for coverage and income verification. States operating marketplaces, such as Covered California  in California  will not be required to confirm a consumer’s statement that he or she does not have employer-sponsored coverage, nor will states have to verify reported income, which determines […]

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United Health Care discontinues to offer Individiual Health Insurance in California

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United Health Care, one of the leading health insurance provider in the country, just announced to leave the Individual Health Insurance market in California. This  move follows Aetna‘s  recent announcement  to stop selling individual policies and discontinue services for all individual policyholders in California by the end of the year. With only 8,000 individual policy […]