In order to give members impacted by this change plenty of time to plan for their coverage needs in 2018, we are notifying affected members over the next few days that their current plan will be discontinued on December 31, 2017. This includes all on and off exchange members outside of rating regions 1, 7 and 10, and HMO members in rating region 7. It’s important to note that until 2018, their coverage stays the same. All they need to do is keep paying their premiums.
The California Court of Appeal has rejected health insurers’ lawsuit against Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones challenging regulations he issued to protect consumers from unlawful cancellations of their health insurance. The Association of California Life and Health Insurers (ACLHIC) sued Commissioner Jones to invalidate his regulations that protect consumers from having their insurance unfairly terminated, claiming the commissioner lacked the authority to adopt them and that they were inconsistent with statute.
Pre-Termination Notice – This notice is a follow up request to resubmit eligibility documentation to Covered California. Members that receive this notice must submit Lawful Presence/Citizenship and/or Social Security documents to continue with health coverage or financial assistance through Covered California. Consumers that receive this notice must provide Covered California with appropriate documentation by September 30, 2015 or risk coverage termination.
From Covered California communication with Certified Insurance Agents and Certified Enrollment Counselors Pre-Termination Notices Will Be Sent Today To Fewer Than 11,000 People SACRAMENTO, Calif. Covered California announced Monday it has been able to clear the citizenship/lawful presence status of the vast majority of individuals who were sent notices seeking verification documents in September, meaning […]