California Healthline: Medi-Cal Officials Hope Enrollees Aren’t Confused by Exchange Renewal Notices

by David Gorn Last week, state officials said they’re planning to get a message out to families that have coverage both in Medi-Cal and Covered California — that the renewal notices from the exchange are not the same as Medi-Cal renewal notices.Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program. “Estimates are that there’s about a 20% overlap, where … Continue reading

The Hill: ObamaCare activists face confusion over healthcare law

By Elise Viebeck      State-level activists working to promote ObamaCare are encountering severe confusion among the public with less than a week until the new insurance exchanges open for enrollment.  Six healthcare advocates acknowledged Wednesday that people’s misunderstandings about healthcare reform remain the biggest challenge to connecting them with benefits.  “We have our work … Continue reading

California Healthline: Obamacare Obstacle: Consumers’ Confusion When Picking a Plan

by Matthew Wayt, California Healthline Editor   HealthCare.gov would like you to answer a few questions before considering policies offered through the new health insurance exchanges. For many, the problems start there. Recent surveys show that U.S. residents are confused by Obamacare — and, more generally, by health insurance — which has led some observers to question whether … Continue reading

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