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  • medical coverage
  • California's top insurance regulator has accused Blue Shield, one of the state's largest health plans, of 1,262 violations of claims-handling laws and regulations that resulted in more than 200 people losing their medical coverage. (latimes.com)
  • Exactly When May Employers Cut Off Medical Coverage to Adult Dependent Children Who Reach Age 26 Under PPACA? (ifebp.org)
  • extend
  • You may be able to extend coverage for your dependent child if your child was found to be physically or mentally handicapped, mentally ill, or developmentally disabled before the age of 26 and continues to be fully dependent on you for support and unmarried. (nyu.edu)
  • health
  • Marketplace plans can't deny you coverage or charge you more just because you have any pre-existing condition, including mental health and substance use disorder conditions. (healthcare.gov)
  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA) expanded Medicaid eligibility and created health insurance marketplaces where income-eligible individuals can receive subsidies to purchase coverage. (berkeley.edu)
  • Analysis of California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) data shows substantial coverage gains between 2013 and 2015 among self-employed Californians and those working for small businesses (defined as having 50 or fewer employees). (berkeley.edu)
  • The ACA was predicted to increase opportunities for entrepreneurship by reducing "job-lock," or the phenomenon of workers staying in jobs that are not well-matched to their skills and interests in order to maintain health coverage for themselves or family members. (berkeley.edu)
  • Blue Cross of California agreed Thursday to stop canceling individual health coverage unless it can show policyholder deception -- a major shift by the state's largest health insurer that could lead to sweeping industrywide changes. (latimes.com)
  • Expanding health insurance coverage aims to reduce financial barriers to primary care and improve care efficiency by minimizing emergency department (ED) use. (rwjf.org)
  • This study examines emergency and outpatient department use after the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage expansion. (rwjf.org)
  • Universal Health Coverage (UHC) Day, commemorated each 12 December, is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care to every person, everywhere. (who.int)
  • The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, that all UN Member States have agreed to, try to achieve Universal Health Coverage by 2030. (who.int)
  • What's Working: Helping Members with Health Care Decisions , International Foundation, 7/1/2015 The administration of a multiemployer health and welfare fund describes how the fund took adavantage of ACA to gain subsidized coverage for union members who did not qualify for the fund's plans. (ifebp.org)
  • Can a parent's health care plan exclude dependents under age 26 from coverage if the dependents could get coverage through their own employers? (ifebp.org)
  • options
  • As Congress continues to debate the effects the ACA has had, this brief highlights the ways in which California's self-employed and small business employees who lack ESI were affected by the expanded coverage options under the ACA. (berkeley.edu)
  • data
  • In total, 567,000 self-employed and more than 1.0 million employees of small businesses were estimated to be enrolled in ACA coverage in 2015, according to analysis of CHIS data. (berkeley.edu)
  • news
  • We have an unusually excellent opportunity for your fine news coverage, at our Global Crisis Solutions Conference on Monday, March 1st, hosted by two prominent UC Berkeley PhD alumni at the campus Alumni House from 10AM to 4PM. (angelfire.com)
  • offer
  • This brief defines small businesses as those with no more than 50 employees because under the ACA employers with more than 50 full-time equivalent employees are required to offer affordable coverage to full-time employees or pay a penalty. (berkeley.edu)