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Exemptions to the ACA Tax Penalty
The Affordable Care Act now requires most people to have health coverage or face a tax penalty. Some people do not have to pay the penalty if they qualify for an exemption.
I Cannot Afford the Health Insurance at my Job-What Can I do?
If you cannot afford the health insurance available through your job, you might have other options to get coverage that you can afford.
Grievances & Appeals in Covered CA
Managed Care in CA #5: Covered California members have the right to a notice when their plan denies access to a service, and there are many ways to challenge the plan’s decision through a grievance or appeal.
Continuity of Care in Medi-Cal
Managed Care in CA #6: Continuity of Care rules allow Medi-Cal beneficiaries to continue receiving treatments (including medications) or seeing a prior providers without having to go through additional prior authorization for a period of time after a transition.
Grievances & Appeals in Medi-Cal Managed Care
Managed Care in CA #4: Medi-Cal beneficiaries in managed care plans have grievance and appeal rights when they are denied access to medically necessary services.
Covered CA Special Enrollment Periods
How to enroll in a Covered CA health plan outside of the open enrollment period.
2016 FPL Income Chart
Eligibility for health coverage by federal poverty level (FPL)
Medi-Cal Managed Care & Network Adequacy
Managed Care in California #1: Medi-Cal Network Adequacy. Approximately 70 percent of Medi-Cal enrollees receive services through a managed care plan. Learn about how to access care in this structure.
A section by section map of the rules of managed care.
County Organized Health System Medi-Cal Plans
Managed Care in California #3: In certain counties, Medi-Cal managed care is operated by a single County Organized Health System (COHS).
Covered CA & Network Adequacy
Managed Care in California #2: Network Adequacy in Covered CA
FAQ on Continuity of Care in Covered CA
How to continue receiving services, or continue seeing providers, from another plan when you enroll in a new Covered CA plan.