Prior to the 19.4 update, I could always review the documents and correspondence for an account as an agent. This information was vital to see when letters were sent out and if they were returned to Covered California. It also showed which documents we had uploaded for verification purposes like income or residency. As of Monday, May 20, this section has vanished.
Posts related to the termination of health insurance either voluntary or involuntary, steps, process, and considerations.
A review of 50 randomly selected terminated Covered California agents, as of May 12, 2017, showed 36 agent licenses were still authorized to transact insurance through the California exchange when reviewed through a DOI license search. 10 of the agents showed no authorization for Covered California. 3 agents were listed as Inactive and 1 had their licensed revoked. Of the fifty agents, 5 resided outside of California; 4 from Florida and 1 from Arizona.
Like a mugger coming out of the shadows, San Diego County Medi-Cal worker(s) mugged a family enrolled in Covered California and stole their health insurance for 2107. The attack was unprovoked as the couple had not been in Medi-Cal and don’t have any children in Medi-Cal. However, Covered California reported the family to San Diego County because the family fit the profile of a household who they think aren’t smart enough to estimate their own income for 2017.
January 30th: Blue Shield and Sutter sign 2015 contract update January 5th Blue Shield Sutter falling out below Blue Shield of California jolted their members with a New Year’s announcement that they were dropping Sutter Health hospitals and doctors from many of their plans for 2015. The reason given was that Blue Shield was not […]
Health Net is reporting that Covered California has cancelled 4,100 members for no apparent reason. This information was sent to all Health Net brokers on December 19, 2014. The coverage for these members will end December 31st unless the member or agent takes action to renew the health plan by Sunday December 21, 2014. Health Net […]
Covered California released a breaking news alert to agents on December 12th, 2014, that mixed households, those with children in Medi-Cal and the parents on a Covered California subsidized private plan, may face delays in selecting a health plan until the respective county finishes their review for eligibility. New! Mixed Households: Renewal Update County social services […]
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 […]
Consumers who purchased a health plan through Covered California 2014 may lose their monthly tax credit in 2015 if they don’t give permission to allow the state exchange to verify their income through the federal hub. The sudden loss of the Advance Premium Tax Credit in 2015 applies to consumers who did not give Covered […]