Covered California made it official last week: After two years in the wilderness, UnitedHealthcare will return to the state’s individual insurance market and begin selling health plans on California’s exchange later this year. Not much can overshadow news about the nation’s largest insurer — except maybe a story about one of the smallest. Hi, Oscar. […]
Several experts, however, credited the exchange with one big win: Creating more options for shoppers.
No state signed more people up for health law coverage in the first health law enrollment period, but a sometimes faulty website and spotty customer service often frustrated the process.
Unlike their larger counterparts, small health plans are struggling in the state’s health insurance marketplace to attract new members — with two exceptions.
Mounting problems with the federal health insurance exchange have sparked widespread concern, and even supporters of the ACA are turning critical. Experts weigh in on if elements of Obamacare should, or even can, be delayed if problems persist.
Among the GOP’s bushel of would-be presidents, Romney’s dramatic health reforms command all the press – but rival Tim Pawlenty may have overseen the more radical changes, at least on paper.