Benefit Packages Announces News Relevant to the Affordable Care Act (PPACA)

February 16, 2013 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Affordable health insurance in California is almost here. At Benefit Packages you can quickly begin going through the Health Insurance Exchange to Covered California while the funds are flowing in. Covered California is name for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) or Obamacare provisions in California. These provisions are incredibly important to keep track of because of the penalties and rewards that go with them.

The act will be available for a California Insurance Exchange starting in October 2013. California has made sure to prevent any delays by approaching the upcoming insurance exchange in several ways. They have selected leaders, defined essential health benefits, developed the technology infrastructure, and built market strategies. Since 2011, leaders have been coming together each month to discuss the essential benefits that have been decided to be based on Kaiser Permanente's small group HMO. In addition, the effort is now on three fronts with the Department of HealthCare Services and Managed Risk Medical Insurance coming on board. They have worked together to hire contractors for the technological infrastructure necessary. Furthermore, a plan to get the word out is underway with new branding techniques, including "Covered California" as a new name. By 2019, the California Insurance Exchange is expected to help two million residents obtain and retain insurance through Insurance Agencies like Benefit Packages.

Benefit Packages has been at the forefront of the California Insurance Exchange, realizing the dramatic changes it will bring. They continue to provide the knowledgeable and premium service they have come to be associated with. As an Anthem Blue Cross Premier Agency, the services of Benefit Packages are of a distinguished quality ensuring that you will have no problems or headaches with getting that claim paid. The licensed and knowledgeable agents at Benefit Packages deal with a variety of plans from individual insurance plans to large multi-million dollar plans. This gives the agents a unique approach to solving any issue that stands between their customers and the insurance they deserve. With the Insurance Exchange nearing, this will come in handy and further emphasize the excellent service that Benefit Packages promises.

About Benefit Packages
Since 1987, Benefit Packages has ensured a superior insurance service for their customers. Representing all of the major health insurance carriers and a Blue Cross Premier Agency, Benefit Packages has the solution for you whether you are looking an individual, small business, or corporate-sized plan. Benefit Packages believes that health comes first and this is evident in the knowledge and kindness each agent treats their customers with. Larry Hurwitz and his professional team of agents pride themselves on being at the forefront of healthcare news. Thus, they are the best team to manage your health insurance exchange regardless of the type of plan you currently have. Make the right decision and avoid reading hundreds of pages on insurance benefits, call Benefit Packages at 1-800-356-3615 today. For more detail please visit,