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Covered California open enrollment period kicks off Monday

California-Health Insurance
Posted at 6:40 AM, Nov 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-01 09:40:06-04

(KERO) — State health officials will kick off Covered California's open enrollment period with a virtual event Monday, Nov. 1st to go over changes to the state health insurance market.

Officials will discuss extra financial help available to families and the lower premiums that are a result of the American Rescue Plan.

According to Covered California that funding will help all participants by paying for an average of 90% of their monthly health insurance premiums.

More than a million Californians are also eligible for coverage that is free or close to free. For more information or to sign up click here.