In History: Medicare and Medicaid Celebrates the 55th Anniversary

On July 30, 1965, Medicare and Medicaid programs were establish when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the legislation them into law. This year marks the 55th anniversary of these important healthcare programs and they have continued to protect the health and well-being of millions of families, saving lives, and improving the economic security in the United States. To […]
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COVID-19 ADAP Update from the California Department of Public Health Office of AIDS

For all participants whose enrollment expired or was set to expire before August 30, 2020 ADAP & PrEP-AP has extended eligibility to August 31, 2020 OA-HIPP, EB-HIPP & MDPP enrollments have been extended through September 30, 2020 New ADAP applicants can reach out by phone or email to an enrollment worker Find an Enrollment Worker Site here […]
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Check out the new ADAP Client Portal!

On September 3, 2019, the California Department of Public Health, Office of AIDS released the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Client portal. Using the portal, clients enrolled in ADAP can: View their client ID, enrollment site, enrollment worker contact information, eligibility status, and eligibility end date View the Insurance Assistance Program information if enrolled, including […]
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Covered California: Tax Filing Requirement for Consumers Receiving Premium Assistance

Some Californians, individuals, and families enrolled in Covered California (Covered CA) plans are eligible for financial assistance to lower the cost of their health insurance.  Anyone who receives financial assistance with Covered CA is required to file a federal tax return as a condition of eligibility. Covered CA offers two main ways to get assistance with health care […]
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Open Enrollment Is Here!

This year’s health insurance enrollment cycle began on October 15, 2018, and ends on January 15, 2019. Enrolling is easy and may be done a number of ways: online at Covered CA by phone (1-877-453-9198) in-person with one of San Francisco’s many enrollment workers. Covered CA Basics Covered CA is the state’s health insurance marketplace […]
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Employer-Based Health Insurance Premium Payment (EB-HIPP) Program for ADAP Clients

On May 15, 2018, the Office of AIDS (OA) and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) announced the implementation of an employer-based health insurance premium payment (EB-HIPP) Program. New and existing ADAP clients who are enrolled in an employer-based health insurance plan are now eligible to receive premium assistance for their portion of their insurance premium. […]
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It Is Tax Time Again

With all the recent tax reform changes, many people have many questions. Intuit has created a nice article that explains how the changes affect 2017 taxes (taxes you actually file in 2018) and changes that take effect next year during the 2018-tax filing season (taxes you file in 2019).  Below are some highlights, important dates, […]
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