Covered California has released their 2017 Regional Rate and Plan Information summary. This summary has a more in-depth focus specific consumer market information than does their 2017 Health Plan Booklet. While the target audience is Certified Application Counselors and Agents, there is also some very useful information for consumers.
L.A. Care Covered members can now use PayNearMe to pay monthly premiums in cash at more than 680 retail locations, including 7-Eleven, ACE Cash Express and Family Dollar Stores. Members present a bar code to the store cashier to make their cash payment. The service is free to L.A. Care Covered members and the payments post within 24 hours.
L.A. Care Covered will offer standard benefit design health plans in all of Region 16 (S.W. Los Angeles County) and part of Region 15 (N.E. Los Angeles County). All their plans are HMOs and they offer no non-standard benefit design plans off the exchange.