Capsules: Why Some Don’t Pay Their Obamacare Premium: It’s Not What You Think

Now on Kaiser Health News’ blog, KQED’s Lisa Aliferis reports: “A new analysis finds that many people who signed up for a Covered California health insurance exchange plan are likely to drop the coverage for a good reason: They found insurance elsewhere. Researchers at the U.C. Berkeley Labor Center released estimates Wednesday showing that about 20 percent of Covered California enrollees are expected to leave the program because they found a job that offers health insurance. Another 20 percent will see their incomes fall and become eligible for Medi-Cal, the state’s insurance program for people who are low income” (Aliferis, 4/2). Check out what else is on the blog.

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