Archive for the ‘PPO health insurance’ Category

Personal Choice By Independence Blue Cross

Posted on: November 3rd, 2011 by BlogAdmin No Comments

Independence Blue Cross is announcing the introduction of two new health insurance plans for individuals in Southeastern PA.  The plans will be available for sale beginning November 15th. The new plans include Personal Choice PPO 8000 Deductible Plan.  A PPO plan designed for healthy individuals and families that are looking for low monthly premiums.  The […]

HMO Insurance Quote: Should Rate Increases Be Transparent?

Posted on: April 18th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

There has been an ongoing debate in the Washington state Legislature about whether or not health insurance companies should make the request for rate increases public.  The issue involves House Bill 1220, which would make the rate request public as soon as the office of Commissioner Mike Kreidler receives it according to the article “Insurance […]

South Carolina Health Insurance and Abortion Legislation

Posted on: April 15th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “House Approves More Abortion Legislation” found on Chronicle.Augusta.com, health insurance companies will have to cover abortions only if people purchase a separate premium for the procedure for South Carolina health insurance.  This is under a new bill passed last month in the South Carolina House.  This could affect the way a […]

Consider Health Insurance When Looking for a New Job

Posted on: February 22nd, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

UPDATE 3/4/2012 – According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment is down from 9.9% in March of 2010, to a current unemployment rate of 8.3% as of January 2012.  If this trend continues, this is great news for people without health insurance benefits.  As unemployment drops, employers may become more competitive with their […]

Understanding PPO Health Insurance

Posted on: October 21st, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Understanding preferred provider organizations (PPO) versus health maintenance organizations is very important if you are shopping around for health insurance.  Both offer their own benefits but it really depends on the consumer’s individual needs. PPO health insurance allows the consumer to choose to see a general practitioner or a medical specialist without a referral from […]

Finding Health Insurance for Small Businesses

Posted on: October 9th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Finding health insurance for small business can be a daunting task, and there is a lot of information out there for business owners to sift through.  Good news though for Blue Cross members.  Independence Blue Cross has unveiled some new health care options for small businesses.  The launch includes 25 new plans and is being […]

Michigan PPO Insurance Quote

Posted on: October 4th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Blue Cross Launches New Insurance Plans For Small Businesses” by Melissa Burden on Detnews.com, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has launched a more affordable plan for their small business customers.  This is great news for small business owners who may be shopping for a PPO insurance quote. This nonprofit insurance […]

PPO Insurance Quotes Rise

Posted on: September 2nd, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

According to the article “Workers Absorb More of the Rising Cost of Health Care, Survey Shows” by Joanne Kenen on health.newamerica.net, a new survey released by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that overall health insurance costs went up by about 3% in 2010 and nearly all of the extra costs were passed on to the […]

PPO Health Insurance Fraud

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

According to the article “Telemarketers Gull the Vulnerable, FTC Says” by Adam Klasfeld on Courthouse News Service, 4 telemarketing companies have defrauded consumers by selling fake medical discount plans as health insurance and charging up to $259 per month for it. The FTC has sued the four companies and the 3 people who own them. […]

PPO Insurance Quote for Small Business

Posted on: August 4th, 2010 by ymedina No Comments

Leaders of small businesses say that the new health care legislation aimed at controlling their health insurance costs brings them much closer to a level playing field in the Massachusetts health insurance system.  This is according to the article found on Boston.com by Kay Lazar discussing the new health care measure and its affect on […]