KPCC: Most of SoCal’s Covered California insurers extend payment deadlines again

Stephanie O’Neill 

Health Insurance Provider Anthem Blue Cross To Hike Rates

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Anthem Blue Cross’ offices in Woodland Hills.

Five of the six insurers offering health plans to southern Californians through Covered California have granted yet another reprieve for their customers who have not yet paid their first premiums for policies that took effect Jan. 1st.

Covering California series icon 2013A paperwork bottleneck at the insurance companies had led state officials to give consumers until Wednesday of this week to pay for policies that took effect on New Year’s Day. But that extension didn’t quite do the trick, so five of the six insurers offering Covered California plans in southern California are again offering a bit more time to pay.

 

Continue reading here: http://www.scpr.org/news/2014/01/17/41659/most-of-socal-s-covered-california-insurers-extend/

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