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California's love for Obamacare sign ups sag

Californians, the biggest supporters and lovers of Obamacare, has a problem. Sign ups for private health plans in California, New York and other states that opted to build and run their own insurance markets has stagnated. 312 more words

In The News

Covered California Awards Millions In No-Bid Health Pacts

SACRAMENTO (KCBS) — The race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. 435 more words


Covered California May Not Keep Track Of Complaints From Consumers

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Covered California, the state’s insurance exchange under Obamacare, has been riddled with problems since its inception last year.

The exchange has insisted it is working to fix problems, but KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch has found that Covered California may not even realize the scope of what needs to be fixed since the agency isn’t actually tracking complaints. 389 more words


Social media position bears responsibility, odd hours

When a crisis happens on campus, Dana Howard feels a substantial weight on her shoulders.

Howard, social media and marketing manager, is responsible for informing students faster than any other communications position at Murray State. 57 more words


Covered California and the criminal navigators cause concern

Wow, how does one check to make sure a criminal is rehabilitated?  California’s Obamacare health exchange has reportedly hired 31 insurance counselors with criminal pasts to help sign individuals up for coverage — and officials will allow them to keep their jobs. 159 more words

Current Events

Calif. Obamacare Navigators Get $58 for Each Enrollee.

An official with California’s healthcare exchange program blurted out Friday that Obamacare enrollment navigators get $58 for every person they successfully enroll.

Dana Howard, deputy director of the state exchange, made the surprising revelation while being quizzed by conservative radio host… 221 more words

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Obamacare's winners and losers in Bay Area

This is from The San Jose Mercury News.

  Cindy Vinson and Tom Waschura define the term useful idiots.

  They proudly proclaim their belief in Obamacare… 1,308 more words