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Covered California Webinar for Physicians on December 19

Covered California Webinar for Physicians on Thursday, December 19, 12:00pm–1:00pm

Need clarification on Covered California, and how to inform your patients of their options? Join the webinar, presented by Kena Burke, CMA Foundation Covered California project manager, on Thursday, December 19 at noon. This will be a real-time webinar, with opportunities to get answers to your questions. Click here to register. For more information, email Barbara.Mandel@SDCMS.org.


Would You Like Covered California Consumer Materials for Your Office Waiting Room? Call (858) 300-2789. SDCMS Foundation staff can provide training for your office staff to assist patients in understanding their healthcare insurance options. Call Barbara Mandel, SDCMS Foundation Executive Director, at (858) 300-2777.

Covered California Deadline Extended, Resources Added: In order to have coverage go into effect on January 1, 2014, patients must now complete their enrollment by December 23, 2013. Physicians interested in purchasing health insurance for employees through SHOP can use the new self-service website (http://www.coveredca.com and click on “small business”) for coverage effective January 1, 2014. Covered California’s SHOP plans were negotiated to bring a standardized set of benefits, a robust provider network, and a broad choice of health insurance plans with competitive pricing to employers and their employees. For more information visit http://www.coveredca.com, or for in-office presentation s for you and your staff contact Victor.Bloomberg@SDCMS.org.

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