Monthly Archives: August 2010

Calif. bill targets health insurance premium hikes

Health insurance companies would be required to provide more information to the public when they intend to raise premiums under a bill passed by the California Assembly. [read more at source]

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Health insurance provides abortion opt-out

During the regularly scheduled University of North Carolina Board of Governor’s meeting Aug. 12, President Erskine Bowles announced Pearce and Pearce, UNC’s health insurance provider, would need to provide an opt-out option within 48 hours for students who do not … Continue reading

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Calif. bill targets health insurance premium hikes

Health insurance companies would be required to provide more information to the public when they intend to raise premiums under a bill passed by the state Assembly. The bill, SB1163, would require insurers to give a 60-day notice to consumers … Continue reading

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California bill targets health insurance premium hikes

SACRAMENTO — Health insurance companies would be required to provide more information to the public when they intend to raise premiums under a bill passed by the state Assembly. [read more at source]

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Purchase health insurance online next month

Purchase health insurance online next month By kirsten stewart The Salt Lake Tribune Updated Aug 31, 2010 01:19AM MDT Utah’s decades-long health reform effort marks a milestone this week with the full launch of a website where businesses and individuals … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Agents, RIP

The first casualties of ObamaCare. [read more at source]

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Public health insurance scheme in the offing

Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena has decided to introduce a Public Health Insurance Scheme. The policy will be presented to Parliament next year, a Ministry spokesman said. [read more at source]

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Bulgaria Health Insurance Fund to Keep Reserve Locked

The reserve of Bulgaria’s National Health Insurance Fund will not be unlocked, the Chair of the Parliamentary Health Committee has announced. “I cannot say whether the reserve of the fund will be unlocked. Such decision has not been made,” the … Continue reading

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Refunds available for health insurance fraud victims

Georgians, who purchased a health insurance plan from American Trade Association, Inc., or its affiliates, have until Aug. 31 to request a refund of premiums from the unauthorized insurer, according to Georgia Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine. [read more at source]

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Refunds available for health insurance scam victims

Georgians who purchased a health insurance plan from American Trade Association, Inc. or its affiliates have until August 31, 2010 to request a refund of premium from this unauthorized insurer. [read more at source]

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California Health Insurance Exchange

San Francisco, CA– Small Business California is urging Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign two related bills creating a state health insurance exchange, the single most important component of healthcare [read more at source]

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America’s health insurance system still not adequate

Health care and health insurance, although afforded by most, is still not universal. The current system can work, but is expensive and inefficient, costing billions of dollars more than its European counterparts. [read more at source]

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New Health Insurance For City Approved

SIDNEY – City employees soon will begin signing up for new health insurance plans following Sidney City Council’s Tuesday night unanimous acceptance of an interlocal agreement between the state League of Municipalities and the city, allowing the latter to participate … Continue reading

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High-risk health insurance pool open

More than 1,000 Illinois residents have submitted applications for a new federally funded health insurance program for people with medical problems.Enrollment opened Friday. Officials estimate 4,000 to 6,000 people will receive insurance through the temporary high-risk pool. Enrollees will pay … Continue reading

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PPO Plans

Preferred provider organization In health insurance in the United States, a preferred provider organization (or “PPO”, sometimes referred to as a participating provider organization or preferred provider option) is a managed care organization of medical doctors, hospitals, and other health care providerswho have covenanted with an insurer or a … Continue reading

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HMO Plans

An HMO, Health Maintenance Organization, is a specific type of health care plan found in the United States. Unlike traditional health coverage, an HMO sets out guidelines under which doctors can operate. On average, health care coverage through the use of an HMO costs less than … Continue reading

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Health Insurance Plans

Why is it so beneficial to use online brokers for a Health Insurance plan as opposed to using an offline agent for different Health Insurance plans? The reason may surprise you. By using an online broker to compare plans in order to … Continue reading

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Getting The Right Health Insurance Is Essential

While the federal government debates what kind of affordable health insurance every American citizen will get, people who know all about the health insurance industry understand that they’ve been able to get the best policies from the companies that have been working to bring affordable health insurance to the masses for years. Continue reading

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The Health Insurance Debate Is Far From Over

While the debate on health insurance in America rages on with President Obama stating that a government run option is not his only agenda, the fact remains that the average citizen is learning what they will need to know to protect their families from financial hardship caused by accident or illness. Continue reading

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Healthcare At The Crossroads: Millions of Americans Doing Without

As the debate rages on about the preferred way to get the best healthcare into the hands of the average American, a new study shoes that a staggering 45.7 million Americans are doing without any kind of health insurance plans. The study … Continue reading

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