Covered California Provides Healthcare for Over 800,000 Households


In California, federal subsidies are making healthcare premiums more affordable for nearly 800,000 households, as the government paid $3.2 billion to health insurance companies for people enrolled in Covered California in 2014. These subsidies saved more than $5,200 per household on average. Users paid $1.1 billion for their policies in 2014. The executive director of Covered California, Peter Lee, stated, "The assistance provided through the Affordable Care Act helped bring health coverage within reach for more than a million people, and it changed lives across the state."

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