Question: Will #CoveredCalifornia Go Away? If so, how soon?
Answer: It now seems certain that Congress and the Trump administration will repeal and replace the ACA (Obamacare). How soon your Covered California health plan would go away is hard to know, but there are some clues. Early this year, when lawmakers sent President Obama an ACA-repeal bill, which they knew he wouldn’t sign, they included in the legislation a two-year period before the marketplaces and other parts of the law ceased. Right now, the open enrollment for 2017 marketplace health plans is underway. The plans that consumers can buy until Jan. 31 have pledged to participate through 2017.