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California Achieves Near-Universal Coverage, but Budget Deficits and Single-Payer Proposals Remain

In 2024, California achieved near-universal health coverage through Medi-Cal expansion. Despite this achievement and an ongoing budget deficit, a new Single Payer bill was introduced in February. Read for insights on the universal coverage milestone, budget challenges, and looming proposals.

CaliforniaChoice Adds Full Network Platinum PPO for 7/1

Starting with the July 1 effective date, CaliforniaChoice now includes a Full Network Platinum PPO plan from Anthem Blue Cross.

Federal Judge Strikes Down ACA Requirement for $0 In-Network Preventive Care for Certain Services

A federal judge has struck down important $0 preventive care provisions in the ACA; an appeal is under review. California law blunts the impact for many, but not all. Nevadans will be affected. Find out what you need to know in Paul Roberts’s latest column.

NABIP Operation Shout: Telehealth Flexibility

Contact your legislators today and urge them to cosponsor the Telehealth Expansion Act of 2023!

Tech Team Updates for April 2023

This month’s Tech Team Updates offer more news you can use concerning Ease, the online enrollment platform for health insurance brokers working in the 2-250 employee marketplace.

EBRI Finds Ongoing Employer Support for Benefits

A recent study by the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI) found continuing enthusiasm among employers concerning sponsorship of worker health insurance.