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Covered California says website will work as open enrollment begins
San Francisco Business Times

Covered California is poised for a boom in new business.

Open enrollment for insurance coverage in 2015 began at 12:01 a.m. Nov. 15 and runs through Feb. 15, 2015. Benefits will begin Jan. 1 for those who sign up by Dec. 15.

The state health benefit exchange website has been upgraded, more workers are available to answer call-center phones and brokers are geared up to help. Program officials hope to add more than 500,000 new members in 2015.