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PPO Health Insurance in California

Posted on: May 18th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

PPO Health Insurance in California has recently been rated by The California Office of the Patient Advocate on their website.  They used the star rating system with four stars being Excellent, three being good, two being fair, and one star means poor. In the 2010 Edition of the PPO Ratings At-A-Glance no company received 4 […]

HMO Insurance Quote: HMO Ratings in California

Posted on: May 17th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

In a time of high health insurance costs, many are shopping around for a cheaper HMO Insurance quote, and it is helpful to understand where various companies rank.  OPA.CA.GOV has released a “HMO Ratings At-a-glance” to help Californians determine the best value. Ranking the best was Kaiser Permanente – Southern California with an Excellent rating […]

California Health Insurance: JD Power Rankings

Posted on: April 27th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan received the JD Power Award for the best health plan according to the 2010 Health Insurance Plan Study found on’s website.  They received an Among the Best rating in the overall experience category and ranked well in all other categories. California health insurance has many companies to choose from such […]

Top PPO Health Plans in California

Posted on: December 10th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

The state of California has launched a website that will help California residents select the best PPO health plan for their needs.  The site contains both summary ratings as well as more detailed underlying metrics of each plan measured. California has provided similar information to HMO customers since 2002. Their are currently 5 California PPOs […]

California High Risk Health Insurance

Posted on: October 20th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

Effective January 1, Blue Shield of California will be removed from the Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) because their premiums were substantially higher than the rates offered by the other two insurers that make up the Program. The MRMIP currently covers almost 7,000 California residents who are unable to purchase private health insurance due […]

Top Rated California Health Plan

Posted on: June 22nd, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

According to J.D. Power and Associates, Kaiser Foundation Health Plan was the top rated California health plan based on their 2009 survey. Based on their survey and analysis of more than 130 health plans nationally (broken up into 17 distinct regions), Kasier Foundation Health plan was the tops in the California region and among the […]

California Health Insurance and Women

Posted on: January 28th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

The city of San Francisco has filed suit against California insurance regulators alleging that they have approved a health insurance rating system that allows California health insurance companies to charge women more than men for health insurance coverage. In the state of California, gender rating is permitted in setting health insurance rates, which allows a […]