The California Pre Existing Insurance Plan (PCIP) is transitioning everyone to the Federal PCIP program effective July 1, 2103. Everyone should have received notification from the Federal Finance Center. Please follow the instructions immediately to avoid lapse in coverage.
Please be certain that you have paid your June premium. If you have not paid June’s premium contact the California PCIP immediately, the phone number is 877 428 5060.
You can view the Federal PCIP plans and rates at www.pcip.org or www.picplan.com. I would encourage you to call the Federal PCIP to be certain that your coverage has transitioned properly, the phone number is 800 220 7898.
The Federal PCIP will end on January 1, 2104 at which time you will be guaranteed a health insurance plan in accordance with the Affordable Care Act. Open enrollment for January 1, 2014 begins on October 1, 2013 at which time you should call me to discuss options.
PCIP no longer allows brokers to be involved after your policy has been issued. Please call them directly if you have questions.