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Employees Need More Information About Their Benefits
by Leila Morris – 9/10/14

This enrollment season, employees have a message for employers about their benefits: “Tell us more, please.” Only 33% of employees rated the benefit education they received in ... Continue Reading →
Capital

60-Day Limit on Waiting Periods for Group Health Contracts Repealed

California passed Senate Bill 1034, which repealed an insurance law (Assembly Bill 1083) that prohibited insurance companies from including waiting periods in excess of 60 days in their ... Continue Reading →
ViewFromTop

View from the Top:
Life Insurance Survey

by Leila Morris The life insurance market has picked up, but continues to face challenges that began with the Great Recession in 2008, according to executives who participated in this ... Continue Reading →
PrivateExchanges

Private Health Exchange Survey 2014

Welcome to our first annual private exchange health care survey. Private exchanges gave detailed information about their plans. We hope that this valuable information will help you ... Continue Reading →
CostSavings

Employer-Sponsored Family Health Premiums Rise a Modest 4%
by Leila Morris – 9/3/14

Annual premiums for employer-sponsored family health coverage reached $16,351 in 2013, up 4% from in 2012, with workers paying an average of $4,565 toward the cost of their coverage, ... Continue Reading →
money

Greater Insurer Competition Found To Lower Health Care Premiums

Although it is “reasonable” to think that U.S. residents can save money via “more competitive health insurance markets,” there needs to be “enough competitors ... Continue Reading →
Bernard Tyson, CEO Kaiser Permanente, Voted 2nd most influential healthcare player

9 of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare are Californians

Several California health experts have been named to Modern Healthcare‘s list of the top 100 most influential leaders in the health care industry. The list was compiled from ... Continue Reading →
dentaldrill

You Know the Drill! Our Annual Dental Survey

Welcome to California Broker’s 2014 Dental Survey. We’ve asked the top dental providers in California to answer 28 crucial questions to better help you, the agent, understand their ... Continue Reading →
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Insurance Insider News
Brokers Are Failing Their Clients
by Leila Morris – 8/27/14

There is a disconnect between what brokers are providing clients and what clients want, according to a survey by Zywave. The survey reveals the following: • 65% of employers want ... Continue Reading →
voluntarybenefits

Voluntary Benefits Survey

Voluntary employee-paid benefits are becoming more and more popular as employers struggle to offer employee benefits amid rising costs and shrinking budgets. These benefits offer employees ... Continue Reading →