Archives: January 2014

Covered CA Update 1-26-14

Here is an update we sent to our Covered CA clients on 1/26/14.  Many of you will find this helpful as several items have come up over the last couple of weeks: 1.  Payments:  The final dates to make payments for January 1st coverage have changed frequently because health plans were unable to issue billing statements in a timely fashion.  The deadlines for January payments have been...

Need a new health plan GUARANTEED for 2/1/14?

If you have not yet enrolled in a health plan for 2014, or still need to change plans, NOW is the time to enroll!  The deadline to enroll for a 2/1/14 effective date is JANUARY 15, 2014.  Your application must be submitted, and a plan selected, NO LATER THAN JANUARY 15TH in order to be processed for a 2/1/14 effective date.  The best way to...

Prescription Drug Benefits and your new 2014 health plan

If you enrolled for a new health plan for 2014 you probably don't have new ID cards yet.  And, if you're taking medication, you may be needing to get a refill or a new prescription soon.  What do you do if you don't have your new ID number? 1.  If you purchased a Covered CA plan with Blue Shield of California, we've been told that...

So you bought new insurance but you don't have an ID card? What to do now...

The vast majority of people who enrolled in new health plans effective 1/1/14 do NOT have their new ID cards yet.  Whether you enrolled through Covered CA or directly with a health plan, chances are, you don't have a new ID card.  But you're being told that your coverage is effective 1/1/14.  So what do you do now?  And what if you need to see...