Physician Advocate Tip of the Month: Be aware of the off-exchange products that utilize Covered CA plan networks

Every plan offered in Covered CA must also be offered outside of Covered CA, using the same network. If you see these product names on the ID card, it indicates the patient only has access to the Covered CA network.

Physician Advocate Tip of the Month - What you need to know about "the grace period"

Federal law allows Covered CA enrollees who receive financial subsidies to keep their health insurance for three months, even if they have stopped paying their premiums. This is known as the "grace period."

Physician Advocate Tip of the Month - Surviving the first month of Covered California

On January 1, 2014, California's health benefit exchange, Covered California, began providing health coverage to more than 400,000 patients statewide. It is critical that physicians and their staff know what to expect.