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Covered California tries to speed things up

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A last-minute surge of enrollees in the Affordable Healthcare Act forced the closure of some options on www.CoveredCa.com., the website that is handling signups for the program in California. The action was taken so that people would be able to start the enrollment process before midnight Tuesday, when open-enrollment for …

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Affordable Care Act gains local momentum

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Obamacare appears to be gaining popularity in the Inland Empire. Nearly 35,000 San Bernardino County residents had signed up for the national health insurance program as of Jan. 31, according to Covered California, the state agency that is administering the federal program. That’s 96 percent of what Covered California had …

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St. Bernardine Medical Center receives award

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For the second consecutive year, St. Bernardine Medical Center received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence by Healthgrades according to a release. This places the hospital among the nation’s top five percent of hospitals for its overall clinical performance. “It’s great to be recognized as a leader in quality …

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Covered California to upgrade service

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Covered California, the state agency that is administering the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will add 350 customer service representatives to its telephone lines. About 900 people are reportedly answering telephones for the program now, and the extra workers will help reduce the wait time and make the program …

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Inland health care company bought

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Medline Industries in Illinois, the largest private manufacturer and distributor of healthcare products in the United States, has purchased Professional Hospital Supply in Temecula. Founded in 1981, Professional Hospital is a wholesale medical, dental and hospital equipment supplier with clients in six states in the western United States, according to …

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Signups for Affordable Care Act lag in the Inland Empire

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Unlike some of California’s major metropolitan areas, the two-county region isn’t close to meeting its registration goal by March 31, the program’s open-enrollment deadline. The early returns are in on Obamcare sign-ups in California, and the Inland Empire has some catching up to do. Nearly 40,000 residents of Riverside and …

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