Parents Should Take Advantage of Critical Window for Children’s Health Insurance
Assemblymember Mike Feuer:
SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assemblymember Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles), Assembly Majority Policy Leader and Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee, highlights a critical open-enrollment period for kids’ health insurance that began on January 1, 2011 and ends on March 1. As a result of President Obama’s federal health care reform plan and a new state law Feuer authored, insurers can no longer deny coverage to children, whether they are sick or healthy, but it’s important that parents sign their kids up for health insurance during this initial open enrollment period or coverage for their kids could be significantly more expensive.
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