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Next Covered California Board Meeting Scheduled for May 22

Covered California will hold its next board meeting in Sacramento on May 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an open session estimated to begin at noon. The agenda includes a report from Executive Director Peter Lee and Covered California staff on the status of policies and programs, including legislation and federal rules. The board is also scheduled to discuss initial open enrollment evaluation findings and proposed 2015 program changes, 2015 enrollment projections, 2014-15 interim budget and 2015-16 budget projections, and the eligibility and enrollment process for the individual exchange regulations.

The board is scheduled to take action on the proposed 2015 revenue assessment as well as the adoption of regulations related to remote identity proofing, and fingerprinting and criminal background checks. In addition, the board is scheduled to take action on the readoption of regulations related to the 2014 standard benefit plan design, certified plan-based enrollment program, Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) eligibility and enrollment process and certified insurance agents.