Flooded by last-minute demand for Obamacare coverage, California gave consumers until April 15 to enroll after thousands of people trying to meet Monday's deadline endured long lines and website troubles.
Facing a flood of interest, the Covered California exchange plans to prevent some consumers from finishing their Obamacare enrollment so others can start the sign-up process to meet Monday's deadline.
Six months after sign-ups began in a historic overhaul, Monday marks the end of open enrollment for Obamacare coverage this year.
Far more Californians than expected have bought plans through the state health insurance exchange. How sick they are will factor into next year's prices.
Heavy volume at the Covered California insurance exchange website was creating delays for many consumers and enrollment counselors.
Like young bucks at a county fair kissing booth, states are lining up for a chance to court Tesla Motors and its planned $5-billion battery factory. But fair warning, fellas: The intoxicating fragrance of Musk and his money masks a cold business heart. Already a loser in the race for this California girl’s affections, though, is, well, California. Oh, sure, we’re good enough to design and build the company’s eco-luxe Model S. And Californians bought more than one-third of the $70,000-and-up cars last year. And our tough pollution-control policies sure come in handy, allowing Tesla to sell environmental credit to other automakers; those tens of millions of dollars it...