• Oh, No; Here We Go Again…

    October 30th, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    Oh, No; Here We Go Again…

    Apparently our friends at Covered California, the state’s health benefit exchange for Obamacare, are having computer problems associated with the second year open enrollment phase set to begin next month. Problems with the Covered California website appear worse than initially disclosed — and may not […]

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    FBI issues subpoena to Obamacare’s Cover Oregon, Oregon Health Authority

    May 21st, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    FBI issues subpoena to Obamacare’s Cover Oregon, Oregon Health Authority

    Carolyn Lawson, former Oregon Health Authority chief information officer, and California IT official, is among the current and former state officials whose emails regarding the state’s health exchange, were subpoenaed by federal investigators this week. While the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s interest in the exchange […]

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    California Obamacare Site Crashes

    February 20th, 2014 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    California Obamacare Site Crashes

    According to Chad Terhune at the L.A. Times$, California’s Obamacare Website Covered California crashed earlier today and remains down at this time: Amid a big marketing push, California’s enrollment website for Obamacare coverage has suffered an unexpected outage due to software glitches. The website problems […]

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    Eureka…We finally finished our Covered California Exchange Application!

    November 6th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , ,
    Eureka…We finally finished our Covered California Exchange Application!

    It’s Obamacare O-Day +36, and we were finally able to successfully complete our application on the Covered California Web Site. Even had a chance to review the actual health insurance plans. A bit confusing, and doesn’t look like we will be able to save any […]

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    O-Day +21: California Obamacare Still Not Working Properly; Unable to Apply, Let Alone Enroll

    October 22nd, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    O-Day +21: California Obamacare Still Not Working Properly; Unable to Apply, Let Alone Enroll

    Hooray!! We were able to actually set up account finally yesterday, and initiate application process where greater details are provided on family, income, eligibility and finally, enrollment. But like last night, system keeps presenting me with a screen for additional family members that I do […]

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    White House Delays Obamacare Employer Mandate. Is Individual Mandate Next????

    July 2nd, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , ,
    White House Delays Obamacare Employer Mandate. Is Individual Mandate Next????

    The White House announced today that the Business Employer mandate, the second leg of the Affordable Care Act, will be delayed until 2015. The Obama administration will not penalize businesses that do not provide health insurance in 2014…Instead, it will delay enforcement of a major […]

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    TechLeader.TV with Juli A. Baker, CTO/CIO, Covered California Health Benefit Exchange, JUN 27, 2013

    June 6th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    TechLeader.TV with Juli A. Baker, CTO/CIO, Covered California Health Benefit Exchange, JUN 27, 2013

    Next Program with Juli A Baker Chief Technology/Information Officer Health Benefit Exchange Live Webcast Hosted By John Thomas Flynn with Special Guest Juli A. Baker CTO/CIO Covered California Juli Baker is the CTO/CIO for Covered California which was created to implement the new federal healthcare […]

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    Calculating Potential Insurance Cost under Obamacare in 2014

    June 6th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Calculating Potential Insurance Cost under Obamacare in 2014

    Covered California, the state’s healthcare exchange has provided a new online calculator to help estimate how much it will cost to purchase health insurance in 2014 and the amount of financial assistance you may be eligible for. Check it out here.

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    California Health Exchange Update: Nearly 4,800 Apply for 180 Concord Call Center Jobs; Will Exchanges be Ready in Time?

    April 5th, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , , , ,
    California Health Exchange Update: Nearly 4,800 Apply for 180 Concord Call Center Jobs; Will Exchanges be Ready in Time?

    In a sign of the times and the reality of Obamacare: Nearly 4,800 people have applied for 180 new health exchange call center agent positions at the newly approved call center facility in Concord, the county reported Thursday…The agents will help eligible state residents enroll […]

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    Obamacare’s Health Insurance Benefit Exchanges Triggering Need for Massive Call Centers

    March 23rd, 2013 by admin Categories: Blogs Tags: , , , , ,
    Obamacare’s Health Insurance Benefit Exchanges Triggering Need for Massive Call Centers

    The 50 million uninsured Americans, 7 million of them in California alone, “should” be able to contact calls centers for guidance in establishing their eligibility for federal subsidies and obtaining health insurance coverage as well later this year. Emphasis is on “should” as they must […]

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