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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,... read more

Medical Inflation is Slowing

Have you noticed your health insurance premiums increasing 10-20% a year over the last few years? Unfortunately, these dramatic rate increases over the last few years have been the norm. For the Los Angeles region alone, we saw a 13% weighted average rate increase for... read more

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... read more

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... read more

Tax Form 1095-A & 1095-B are mailed in January 2018

With the changes in health care currently up for discussion in Washington DC, many Californians might be confused about their 1095 forms and if they are necessary  for filing their 2017 taxes. Until there is a change in the written law the 1095 forms are still... read more
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... read more