Covered CA / Obamacare made another boo boo.

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Folks, I got this as an “agent alert” but thought I would share it. This entire messed up system must be replaced. During the 2017 renewal process the incorrect Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC) amount was sent to the health plan for some consumers. The eligibility determination and notice the consumer received from Covered California displayed the correct APTC amount. …

The Coastal Rail-Trail

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This recently came across my inbox: Gaspar and Muir NO vote on the Cardiff Coastal Rail Trail Project By Mayor Gaspar and Council member Muir The Coastal Rail Trail project is not new; it was originally envisioned in the late 1980s. Several prior councils recognized the negative impacts this project would have on our coastal community and, as a result, did not …

BIA vs. Encinitas Lawsuit

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On October 10, 2014, the San Diego County Building Industry Association (BIA), a CA not for profit Trade Association, sued the City of Encinitas in Superior court (case# 37-2014-0034550-CU-WM-NC) because of changes the City Council adopted in how the city should interpret Government Code section 65915, also known as the “Density Bonus Law.” According to BIA Vice-President Matt Adams, the …

All Aboard?

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Another Metrolink train crash and derailment, this time in Oxnard, caused by a big rig that got stuck on the tracks in the early morning hours. It could’ve been worse of course, but if your loved one is among the 30 or so injured, some critically, that’s not what you’re thinking about. On Sept. 12, 2008, a Metrolink train failed …

Update from Covered CA … They’ll Trust You on This.

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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015 The old deadline of February 15, 2015 to enroll was too restrictive. So now, basically, if you pinky swear that you just didn’t know about the IRS penalties for not having a Qualified Health Plan you can sign up as late as April 30th and avoid the penalties. Gosh. What a sincerely caring, generous and forgiving …