Dan Diamond, California Healthline

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Why Covered California is downsizing as other state exchanges grow

Kynect. Maryland Health Connection. The Washington Health Benefit Exchange. Every one of those state insurance exchanges added new carriers in preparation for Obamacare’s second open enrollment period this fall. Covered California did not. Instead, the Golden State took a different approach: Its exchange is getting smaller. Dwindling Participation. Diminished Returns? When Covered California unveiled its […]


No short-term fix for healthcare.gov: Should Obamacare be delayed?

Social security numbers allegedly passed around in clear sight. Page after page of unworkable code. And no clarity on when it will all be fixed. Just another day of trying to log in to healthcare.gov. Two weeks after its launch, the federal health insurance exchange is a “failure,” says The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein. Some officials deserve to be fired, […]