Proposed health insurance rate regulation initiative submitted

By at 10 November, 2011, 1:02 pm

The consumer group that brought regulation of auto insurance rates to California now wants to do the same for healthcare coverage. On Wednesday, the Santa Monica advocacy group Consumer Watchdog submitted to the state attorney general’s office a proposed initiative that would require insurance companies, health maintenance organizations and preferred-provider organizations to get prior approvals from the California [...]


Officials: Nebraska health insurance exchange could serve 120,000 by 2016

By at 29 October, 2011, 8:25 am

About 50,000 people could be enrolled in the first year of a Nebraska health insurance exchange. And that number could grow to about 120,000 within two years of start-up. Two committees of the state Legislature heard a report Friday on the health exchange program that would allow expansion of health insurance coverage in 2014, if [...]


McDonald’s health insurance to its hourly workers is a joke!

By at 23 October, 2011, 6:03 am

Some say McDonald’s employees are being taken advantage of by McDonalds when it offers them Mini Med plans and tries to pass it off as real insurance coverage. Some people have stated that having the mini-med health insurance that McDonald’s offers it’s workers is better than having no health insurance at all. We took a [...]


Health insurance webinar tonight

By at 12 October, 2011, 1:18 am

Changes in health insurance coverage will be the topic of a webinar/webcast at 6:30 p.m. tonight, presented by Colorado Insurance Commissioner Jim Riesberg. Entitled “Are You Prepared for the Changes Ahead in Health Insurance?,” the webcast will focus on what drives the cost of health insurance premiums, updates on federal health care reform, resolving disputes [...]