LA Times: Obama says ACA sign-ups surpass 7 million; Twitterverse reacts

Robin Abcarian  This afternoon President Obama, with a grinning Vice President Biden behind him, announced in the White House Rose Garden that sign-ups for his signature health law had exceeded original projections. Some 7.1 million Americans have signed up for Obamacare, the president said, by far exceeding the revised projection of 6 million insured after the disastrous roll out … Continue reading

LA Times: Obamacare sign-ups surge in California ahead of deadline

Heavy volume at the Covered California insurance exchange website was creating delays for many consumers and enrollment counselors.   Lourdos Leanos of North Hollywood, in baseball cap, and many others stand in line at the Panorama Mall in the northeast San Fernando Valley to sign up for Obamacare at a Covered California enrollment event ahead … Continue reading

California Healthline: California Endowment Provides $23M for Medi-Cal Enrollment Efforts

The California Endowment has provided $23 million in grants to be awarded to 36 counties or county groups across the state for efforts to enhance outreach and increase enrollment in Medi-Cal, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Medi-Cal is California’s Medicaid program (Seipel, San Jose Mercury News, 1/28). The funding will be distributed by the California Department of … Continue reading

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