- Exchanges: California will run a state-based exchange.
- Medicaid Expansion: California supports Medicaid expansion and the legislation authorizing it has been signed into law.
- Medicare Advantage Enrollment: California currently has 1,965,175 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 38% of all Medicare beneficiaries.
NEWS OF NOTE
» Los Angeles Times – Healthcare law could raise premiums 30% for some Californians
» Contra Costa Times – California’s subsidized health insurance ‘marketplace’ takes shape
» Sacramento Bee – California Health Exchange Seeks to Make Buying Insurance a Breeze
» Governor Brown Issues Statement on Supreme Court Ruling (press release)
» UC Berkeley and UCLA – Estimates for Exchange Enrollment
» Los Angeles Times – California Health Insurance Exchange Awards Operational Contract
» The Sacramento Bee – Jerry Brown orders task force on Californians’ health care
» Huffington Post – President’s Affordable Care Act Has Been ‘Lifesaving’ for Golden State
» San Francisco Chronicle – California Health Insurance Exchange Moving Ahead