CHA News Article

Covered California Releases Enrollment Figures by Region
Also highlights key enrollment dates

Covered California yesterday released enrollment figures, by region, for the period of Oct. 1 to Nov. 30. The regional enrollment figures include the number of individuals who have started applications for Covered California qualified health plans, individual enrollments in subsidized and non-subsidized coverage, percentage of overall state enrollment, enrollment by metal tier and enrollment by carrier. Last week Covered California and DHCS released statewide figures showing 109,296 individuals enrolled in Covered California health insurance plans between Oct. and Nov. 30. For the same period, 179,000 individuals were determined to be likely eligible for Medi-Cal.

Regional enrollment figures are available online and are included below:

Dec. 23 is the deadline for consumers to enroll for health insurance coverage taking effect Jan. 1, 2014, but consumers can continue enrolling in Covered California plans through March 31, 2014. If a consumer chooses a plan by Dec. 23, 2013, and the insurance company receives payment by Jan. 6, 2014, coverage will be retroactive to Jan. 1, 2014. Medi-Cal enrollment is continuous throughout the year.

Additional deadlines are listed below.

Enrollment Deadline Payment Received Deadline Coverage Begins
Dec. 23, 2013 Jan. 6, 2014 Jan. 1, 2014
Jan. 15, 2014 Jan. 28, 2014 Feb. 1, 2014
Feb. 15, 2014 Feb. 25, 2014 March 1, 2014
March 15, 2014 March 26, 2014 April 1, 2014

For answers to frequently asked questions about enrollment deadlines and payment dates, visit