Health insurance companies in California have offered some big price hikes in recent months.
The largest health insurance company, Blue Cross Blue Shield of California, said Thursday it was hiking the price of its Obamacare plans by 25 percent, according to Reuters.
And the California Nurses Association said it would increase its premiums by 40 percent.
Health plans are typically cheaper for people with older or sicker families.
California health officials say they’re also expecting some high-cost patients to seek new coverage.
But if you’re one of those people, here’s what you need to know about the health insurance market in the Golden State.
What is health insurance?
Health insurance is insurance that pays premiums for doctors, hospitals and other medical services.
Some health plans are offered by large health companies that are owned by the same company.
The individual plans sold in California are also called Blue Cross and Blue Shield.
Some states have some kind of insurance market, called a “single payer” system.
Some private insurance companies also offer health insurance.
The insurance plans are sold through individual brokers, health insurance agents and health plans.
What are the types of plans?
A typical health plan covers health care for people in the same place.
If you live in a community where there are a lot of people, you can get insurance through your employer or your community health plan, which is a group health plan.
In California, you typically buy a health plan through an employer or health plan for a family of four.
The same goes for a student.
If your student is eligible for the state’s public university student health plan and you live near the campus, you probably also want to consider enrolling in that plan.
You may also get insurance from your spouse or family member.
What happens if I get sick?
If you have a serious illness, like an illness you have in the past that requires hospitalization or medical treatment, you may need to leave the health plan you are on and sign up for another.
But you can leave health plans and join other plans on the individual market, which means you don’t pay the premiums.
The health plans in California also don’t charge co-pays or deductibles.
You can buy a plan that doesn’t have any co-payments, and the premium will be paid by your insurer.
But this type of plan may not cover any drugs or procedures.
The state’s Medicaid program covers the costs of care for the uninsured and underinsured.
How do I buy health care in California?
The most common health plans offered in California include Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Blue Pacific, Cigna and Blue Blue.
Blue Pacific is the state-run health insurance broker.
It offers health plans to employers and students, and its plans also include plans that cover dental and vision.
Blue Cross is a large health insurance provider with a presence in all 50 states.
Blue Blue is a regional insurer that sells health plans through a network of individual brokers.
Blue Health Insurance Group is a subsidiary of Blue Pacific.
Both are publicly traded companies.
Blue Pacs policies are more affordable than Blue Crosss plans, but there are other health plans available from Blue Pacific and Blue Health.
How does health insurance work in California and what are the benefits?
The health insurance system in California is based on the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, or HIPAA.
The act requires health plans, health professionals and employers to set up a system to make sure all patients and their loved ones are protected.
It also requires employers to share medical records with their workers and to let workers decide whether or not to seek health care.
The California Legislature has passed legislation, called SB 1281, which would amend the HIPAA laws to allow health plans that are private or for-profit to offer health coverage to all people, regardless of income or health status.
The bill also requires health insurers to pay for health care as long as they meet the requirements of the new HIPAA requirements.
How much will it cost me to buy a California health plan?
It’s important to remember that California’s health insurance is a federally regulated health care system.
All of the health care costs you pay through your health plan are considered your own.
You pay a fee to the health insurer to cover those costs, and that fee is known as the “insurance premium.”
There is no limit to how much you can charge your insurer to buy your health insurance plan.
So if you have health insurance through a large employer, you’ll be paying higher premiums than if you had health insurance from Blue Cross.
The average California health insurance premium is about $1,800, according, to the Kaiser Family Foundation.
But that figure includes a lot more costs for the people with preexisting conditions.
That’s because the new law requires insurers to cover more services and more of those costs are covered by health insurance companies.
How many people are covered in California’s new health insurance program?
California has a state-based health insurance scheme that covers about 30 million people.