Archive for the ‘Kaiser Permanente’ Category

Ohio exchange health insurance rates released

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by JPAL No Comments

Ohio insurance regulators released the health insurance rates for individuals & families policies on the exchange in 2014.  The rates reflect a 41% increase in average premiums when compared to 2013 rates ($332.58 vs. $236).   This increase in avg. premiums was not unexpected, and is actually lower than what the Ohio Dept of Insurance […]

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, […]

San Diego Medicare Health Plans

Posted on: January 3rd, 2011 by JPAL No Comments ranked the top value in Medicare Health Plans in each of the major metropolitan cities in the United States.  Over the last few weeks we have posted about a handful of these city rankings including; Cleveland Medicare health plans, Raleigh Medicare health plans, an Denver Medicare health plans. the best value in Medicare health […]

Denver Medicare Health Plans

Posted on: December 31st, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

According to, the following are the top Medicare Health Plans (based solely on value) in Denver Colorado, depending on the applicants health status: For applicants in good health, the Denver Medicare plans were ranked as follows: Anthem Sure Value Basic (Annual estimated out of pocket costs $431) Kaiser Permanente Senior Advantage Core ($460) Secure […]

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 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 […]

More Top Ranked Medicare Health Plans

Posted on: August 3rd, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

In November of 2008, we published a series of posts breaking down the US News and report’s rankings of commercial health plans. Similarly, below are their rankings of the top Medicare health plans for 2008 based on the same criteria (consumer assessment, prevention, treatment). Preferred Care Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Southern California Geisinger Health […]

2009 Health Plan Ratings

Posted on: June 16th, 2009 by BlogAdmin No Comments

UPDATE 5/24/2012 – If you are looking for current health plan rankings for 2012, please keep an eye out for our recent blog entries which update health plan rankings state by state on a periodic basis.  Visit our blog home page at JD Power and Associates recently released their 2009 Health Plan Ratings.  The […]

Top Georgia Health Insurance Plans

Posted on: January 21st, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

In US News & World Reports Ranking of the nations top health insurance plans, they ranked the Georgia health plans in the following order. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia (HMO) – Kaiser’s HMO ranked very well, receiving 5 stars in both treatment and Prevention measures.  The plan only received 2 stars on the customer […]

Blue Shield Reinstates Health Coverage

Posted on: January 7th, 2009 by JPAL No Comments

The LA Times reports that Blue Shield of California has agreed to reinstate the health insurance policies of roughly 700 California residents whose health plans were canceled after they got sick.  Blue Shield also agreed to the way they handle their individual health insurance plans. In exchange for the agreement, the state of California dropped […]