Category Archives: California

Keeping Your Employees Healthy This Flu Season

Have you ever worked at a company when flu season rolls around and the entire office gets sick? This can create huge problems for small business owners. In larger companies the effects of employee absences may be diluted. However, one … Continue reading

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All This Talk of a Health Exchange, But What Is It?

Are you wondering what exactly a health exchange is? It’s a hot topic with the 2012 election candidates. The term is even buzzing around Facebook and Twitter.  Steve clears up the confusion in this simple to follow summary. Every state … Continue reading

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Enrollment Up in High-Deductible Health Plans

By Emily P. Walker, Washington Correspondent, MedPage Today WASHINGTON — Enrollment in high-deductible health insurance plans that are tied to health savings accounts (HSAs) grew by nearly 14% in the past year, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), an industry … Continue reading

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Pros & Cons of California’s Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)

What is a Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP)? The Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan is a federal program that offers health coverage to medically-uninsurable individuals who live in California.  This federally-funded health coverage program is the result of federal health care … Continue reading

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A shift toward smaller health insurance networks

Thousands of employers in California and nationwide are opting for ‘narrow network’ HMOs, which offer notable savings on insurance premiums but also offer fewer medical providers. By Duke Helfand April 3, 2011, Thousands of employers in California and across the … Continue reading

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