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Health Insurance Ratings On Exchange Websites

Posted on: August 13th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

It makes sense that a website designed to make shopping for health insurance easier would have a comprehensive list of health insurance companies and their respective ratings.  It makes sense for the consumer and gives the competitive insurers more reason to become better and attract more customers.  Much to the dismay of some California residents, […]

Online Health Insurance Marketplace Participation

Posted on: May 30th, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

As October rapidly approaches, participation by health insurance companies within the various state online marketplaces is starting to come into focus. The Maryland Online Marketplace, better know as “Maryland Health Connection” Announced yesterday that 12 health insurers plan to offer plans via their exchange.  The list of participating plans include: Aetna, BEST Life & Health, […]

Kevin Ware’s Broken Leg Brings Attention to Student Health Insurance

Posted on: April 8th, 2013 by SamTabes No Comments

It was the broken leg heard throughout the stadium.  Kevin Ware brutally broke his leg while playing basketball for the University of Louisville in a big NCAA Tournament game last week.  As he was rushed to the hospital there was already a debate stirring about the treatment of unpaid college students who generate millions of […]

California’s Healthy Families Health Insurance May Be Restored

Posted on: September 7th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

California’s Governor Jerry Brown made a controversial move earlier this year to end the state’s Healthy Families Insurance Program for low-income children and cover them through Medi-Cal which is the state’s version of Medicaid.  This change to children’s health insurance in California was an effort to drastically cut costs, but is it working?  Now a […]

California Health Insurance: Plan Rankings for 2012

Posted on: April 25th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Based on the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Health Insurance Plan Study, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of California received the highest California health insurance ranking.  The award recipient earned five out five in all categories including coverage and benefits, provider choice, information and communication, claims processing, statements, customer service and approval processes.  They received five […]

Sofi Insurance Offering More Health Insurance Options

Posted on: April 13th, 2012 by SamTabes No Comments

Sofi Insurance, a health insurance company out of California, is trying to give residents more options when it comes to finding health insurance policies.  Sofi is looking to revolutionize the buying process through an entire new process.  Their rate and coverage comparison system aims to put the power back into the laps of consumers so […]

Breakdown of How Health Insurance Premiums Are Used

Posted on: January 4th, 2012 by ymedina No Comments

Have you ever wondered why your health insurance premiums are so high and continue to rise?  It may feel like the health insurance industry is taking advantage of consumers by rising premium costs across the board, but this isn’t necessarily true.  A very interesting article on WashingtonPost.com shows a breakdown of exactly how much goes […]

California Uninsured

Posted on: December 6th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

A recently released report by America’s Health Rankings which measured the % of the adult population in each state that does not maintain health insurance coverage (either private or public) indicated that California has one of the highest uninsured rates in the country with 19.4% lacking health insurance.   Ten years ago in 2001, California’s uninsured% […]

Inland Empire Low Income Health Plans

Posted on: December 5th, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

San Bernardino & Riverside counties are set to launch new low-income health plans pending sign-off on paperwork by Federal Government.  Leadership of both counties believe that the plans could be live by January 1 2012. San Bernardino’s plan is called Arrowcare, while Riverside Counties plan is named Riverside County Healthcare.  Both plans will cover residents […]

Chinese Community Health Plan Prescription Service

Posted on: December 2nd, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP) effective Jan 1 2012 will transition its pharmacy benefits management company Navitus Health Solutions so that its members will not experience any interruption of service resulting from Walgreens ongoing dispute with Express Scripts. Beginning Jan 1, Express Scripts customers will not be able to utilize Walgreen’s to get their prescriptions […]