Covered California Round 3: Bridging the Gap for Black and Latino Californians to #GetCovered

November 1 marked the beginning of the third open enrollment period for Covered California, our state’s health insurance exchange. It’s hard to believe that only two years ago, I was a Certified Enrollment Counselor in National City, just south of…
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The “2 Minute Warning” for Covered California: Making the Case to #GetCovered

In the world of sports, the “2 minute warning” is synonymous with greatness. Legends are born in the moments when victory hangs in the balance, and the distinction between a champion and a runner-up comes down to a matter of…
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The Affordable Care Act Saves Lives. Will the Supreme Court Cripple It?

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is saving lives. Believe it or not, many people across the country think this statement is false, even borderline blasphemous. But I can’t understand why. Based on every significant metric, this law has overachieved. The…
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Covered California’s Enrollment Numbers Account for 1/3rd of All Enrollments Nationally

Much anticipation has brewed while stakeholders, policymakers, and consumers have diligently waited for Covered California to release its enrollment numbers. Much of this anticipation has come on the heels of healthcare.gov not producing the numbers the Obama Administration would have…
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