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Enrollment for discounted children’s health insurance closes March 1
Southern California Public Radio

Uninsured children have until March 1 to obtain discounted health insurance from private companies. State lawmakers urge working parents to take advantage of the open-enrollment period.

Under federal health care reform, all minors 19 and younger qualify for medical insurance – regardless of whether they have pre-existing medical conditions. In California, Anthem Blue Cross, United Healthcare and Cigna are selling child-only policies to parents.