Speak with a Covered California certified agent! Call (888) 413-3164 or Shop Online Now

Shop and Compare

California Health Insurance Plans and Rates

It's easy. Just enter your zip code.

Covered California Q&A

Covered California and Obamacare related questions from consumers, employers and agents are answered by Phil Daigle with the best information available at the time. Archived entries may no longer be accurate as the Covered California and Obamacare knowledge-base is evolving quickly. TO REQUEST A PERSONAL RESPONSE INCLUDE EMAIL ADDRESS.

Changing Coverage in 2014

By on | No Comments

Question: What will happen with members who are already enrolled in a policy, and the policy is offered in the Exchange? Example: Anthem will provide 4 medal type policies, and I currently am enrolled in a policy that is similar, but at a different rate. Will I automatically be enrolled into Covered California’s policy or will I have to apply with Covered California first and coordinate my termination of current policy, etc.?

Answer: The details are yet to be worked out, but here’s what you can likely expect. Covered California will work with the health plans to make it relatively seamless to switch from a pre-reform plan to a similar Exchange qualified plan through your existing carrier - (Anthem in your case) whether or not you qualify for a premium-subsidy. If you are open to a change of insurance carrier (other than Anthem), you can use your agent or a Covered California customer service rep to help you make a selection and submit your application through the Exchange.

Leave a comment

Do You Have California Health Insurance Questions?

Ask An Expert

View Previous Questions
Call Us at (888) 413-3164

© 2022 California Health Benefit Advisers, LLC
Home / About / Start Shopping / Ask a Question

“Covered California,” “California Health Benefit Exchange”, and the Covered California Logo are registered trademarks or service marks of Covered California, in the United States. This web site is owned and maintained by California Health Benefit Advisers, LLC, which is solely responsible for its content.