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The Office of the Patient Advocate wants to keep you informed about important health care news. This page includes OPA's press releases and an archive of updates posted to the "What's New" section on OPA's home page.

 

  

Current and Archived News & Media

 

07.01.2014

OPA has a refocused statutory charge. Learn more....

05.22.2014

OPA has a new webpage on Financial Assistance with Hospital Bills.

02.26.2014

OPA has a new webpage on How to Avoid and Report Health Insurance Scams.

01.28.2014

The 2014 Edition of OPA's Health Care Quality Report Cards is now available! The Report Cards have quality scores for health plans and over 200 medical groups. View the press release... (Spanish) (Chinese)

11.06.2013

Today's Webinar: Health Care Quality Report Card - 2014 Edition. Find information about today's stakeholder briefing.

10.01.2013

Covered California is now open! Find this new health insurance marketplace at www.coveredca.com or call customer service at 1-800-300-1506 for more information.

09.30.13

8 New Fact Sheets on health care change in California and patient rights. Download and print these useful Fact Sheets, which are available in several languages.

08.29.2013

Covered California has a new online tool to help people compare health plans and costs. View the Shop and Compare Tool...

08.19.2013

Job Opportunity with OPA: Health Program Specialist II. Final filing date: 9/6/2013. Learn more...

07.10.2013

Job Opportunity with OPA: Health Program Specialist I. Final filing date: 7/16/13. Learn more...

05.23.2013

Covered California announced its health plans and rates for 2014. Learn more...

04.22.2013

New Patient Advocate: The Office of the Patient Advocate has a new Director. Welcome Amy Krause!

03.27.2013

The 2013 Edition of OPA's Health Care Quality Report Cards is now available! The Report Cards have quality scores for health plans and over 200 medical groups. View the press release...

03.27.2013

PRESS RELEASE - 2013 Health Care Quality Report Cards are a Vital Tool for Consumers Making Health Care Choices. See full press release...

02.28.2013

New report from the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research on language assistance and limited English proficient HMO enrollees. View the report...

02.13.2013

Covered California launched its new website at www.coveredca.com. California's new marketplace will begin selling insurance in October 2013. 

12.19.2012

The "Let's Get Healthy California" Task Force issued its final report.  Find it on the Task Force webpage

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