Large Hospital Networks and Their Impact on Employee Wages

Large Hospital Networks and Their Impact on Employee Wages

As employees look to increase their wages while their employers are focused on minimizing costs, medical costs and with that, health insurance premiums, appear to be the elephant in the room. The California Health Care Foundation reported that between 2011 and 2016,...
How Can I Keep My Small Group Health Insurance Costs In Control While Offering Great Benefit Package to my Employees?

How Can I Keep My Small Group Health Insurance Costs In Control While Offering Great Benefit Package to my Employees?

As a small business owner considering offering health insurance in California, you probably have asked yourself, “How can I keep healthcare costs down while offering my employees the coverage they need? There are so many carriers and so many plans, how do I find the...

Dental Insurance

For many people, dental insurance can be easily overlooked since it is secondary to their health insurance. Others may be unaware that the Affordable Care Act requires all health insurance plans to include pediatric dental and vision until the age of 19 at no...

The Special Enrollment Period for Health Insurance in 2018

Many Californians still do not understand why they cannot enroll all the time for health insurance. In order to avoid that people enroll only when they need medical assistance, the Affordable Care Act implemented specific  Enrollment Periods. In the Open Enrollment...

What are Qualifying Life Events in the Special Enrollment Period in order to obtain Health Insurance

Have you ever wondered what happens to your health insurance in the case of a major life event such as marriage/divorce, childbirth, moving, turning 26, losing Medi-Cal or employer-sponsored insurance? All of these events are defined as qualifying life events which...
Are You Enrolled in the Right Health Insurance Plan for 2018?

Are You Enrolled in the Right Health Insurance Plan for 2018?

We are approaching the deadlines for both the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period on December 7th and for the Individual Open Enrollment Period which ends December 15th for a January 1st effective date and the Special Enrollment Period for Small Business . Many people...