OC Register: Ask Emily: Your income may have you bouncing between health plans

OC Register: Ask Emily: Your income may have you bouncing between health plans

By Emily Bazar

Many Californians with Covered California or Medi-Cal health coverage hover near the intersection where the two programs meet. When their incomes fluctuate, however, that “hover” can turn into a “bounce.”


Many consumers don’t find out they’ve been switched until afterward, says Sonal Ambegaokar, senior attorney at the National Health Law Program.

“There’s often a gap in coverage before they can get reenrolled,” she says. “During that time, they have medical needs that are not being addressed.” Read the full article here. »

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