Tag Archives: Covered California

Dr. Nnannaya Omerigbo, Pediatric Physician, treats a patient at one of T.H.E.'s health centers in Los Angeles.

Through Medi-Cal, More Than 1 Million 
Black Californians Sign Up for Health Insurance

By McKenzie Jackson/California Black Media   As far as Ronail “Stretch” Shelton knows, his health is great. Strong, athletic and fit, the Los Angeles-based personal trainer is one of hundreds of thousands of Californians of [...]
Left to right, Leon Washington, Certified Insurance Agent Cecilia Kamman, and Archie D. Stroman.

Last Minute Signups for Covered California

This past Sunday was the deadline to apply for health plans for Covered California for 2015, and Congresswoman Barbara Lee and Oakland Mayor Schaaf participated in a final push for maximum enrollment at Lake Chalet [...]
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Community Development Organization Pushes Affordable Healthcare

Andre Hall founded Uplifting the Community Development Corporation (UTCDC) in Oakland in 2012 to address the physical, emotional, and emotional issues affecting populations living in minority communities.From mental health and substance abuse assistance to HIV [...]
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Affordable Care Act Enrollments High in California

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), more nearly 365,000 Americans have enrolled in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) offered states federal funds to [...]
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Covered California Launches Website Site for Small Businesses

Covered California has launched a self-enrollment function of the Small Business Health Options (SHOP) online marketplace, starting this week. With this new function, small business owners with between one and 50 eligible employees can enroll [...]
Pastor Harold Mayberry (left), of FAME, and Chris Wright (right), of AEG Facilities, give away new shoes to participants at FAME's Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway. Photo by Ashley Chambers.

First AME Hosts Back-to-School Shoe Giveaway

School is back in session, and many students hoping to put their best foot forward found a way to do it at the First African Methodist Episcopal (FAME) Church’s 17th annual Back-To-School Shoe Giveaway in [...]
Senator Boxer speaking at La Clinica in Oakland on Monday, August 5th. Photo taken by Redell Frazier

Senator Barbara Boxer Supports Affordable Care Act Access to Affordable Healthcare Oct. 1

Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), an advocate for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), is taking every opportunity to educate the community on how this health reform will benefit families across the nation.