Alphabet’s New $375 Million Investment in Oscar Health

Alphabet’s New $375 Million Investment in Oscar Health

Oscar, an innovative, successful insurance carrier serving Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Francisco for 3 years, has just announced that Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is planning to invest $375 million in the company. Alphabet had previously invested in...
SB 910 May Ban Short-Term Medical Plans in California

SB 910 May Ban Short-Term Medical Plans in California

With the health insurance tax penalty going away in 2019 for those who do not enroll in Affordable Care Act-compliant health insurance plans, many healthy individuals will be attracted to short-term medical plans as a substitute. Short-term medical plans are designed...
2019 Individual Health Insurance Premiums Set to Rise 8.7%

2019 Individual Health Insurance Premiums Set to Rise 8.7%

 Covered California has just released their 2019 individual market rates increase for the 2019 individual health insurance marketplace. The weighted average rate change will be 8.7 percent.  For a wide part of Los Angeles (Region 16) will follow the 8.6 percent...
What Free Preventative Services Are Included in Your Health Insurance Plan

What Free Preventative Services Are Included in Your Health Insurance Plan

As many of you may know, your health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act covers one free annual wellness checkup; but, did you also know that your health insurance plan also covers preventative screenings, immunizations and other services free of charge? What...