CHA News Article

Covered California, DHCS Staff to Provide Update at Upcoming CHA Webinar
Complimentary, members-only program is this Friday — register now

California’s health benefit exchange, Covered California, opened for business Oct. 1. To date, more than 2 million individuals have visited the website,, to shop and compare health plans, determine eligibility and sign up for coverage. CHA will provide an update on Covered California and Medi-Cal expansion during a complimentary, members-only webinar Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon. Featuring staff from Covered California and the California Department of Health Care Services, the webinar will offer information on eligibility assistance and cost-sharing reductions available to consumers, Medi-Cal expansion, eligibility concerns and much more. Hospitals will also learn how to partner with Covered California to enroll consumers in health plans or in Medi-Cal. For additional information and to register, visit

For CHA members not able to participate on Nov. 15, the webinar will be recorded and available later this month on the CHA website. In addition to this week’s webinar, CHA is developing a quick-reference guide to provide hospital staff with information about Covered California and Medi-Cal expansion. The reference guide will be available for download from the CHA website later this month.