Kaiser Tops State Health Insurance Market with 40% Share

Nonprofit healthcare giant Kaiser Permanente had a 40% share of California’s $59-billion health insurance market for employers and individuals, new data show. A report issued ... Continue Reading →

SF Restaurants Probed Over Health Care Fees

Dozens of San Francisco restaurants are under investigation for exploiting a new city program by keeping customer surcharges instead of spending them on employee health care, city attorney ... Continue Reading →

Retirement Planning’s ‘Magic Numbers’

Fidelity Investments, the nation’s largest provider of 401(k) plans has come up with a magic number to determine when your clients are saving enough. Typical wage earners, it ... Continue Reading →

EquiTrust Partners with InsurMark to Distribute Life and Annuity Products

EquiTrust Life Insurance has teamed up with InsurMark to distribute its competitive suite of annuity and life products to independent agents. InsurMark president Steve Kerns said, ... Continue Reading →

Solving the Riddle of the Immediate Annuity

Only about 3% of insurance policies sold are immediate or income annuities. Policyholders often can’t get access to cash once they sign the annuity contract. Plus, if they die before ... Continue Reading →

Loophole in ObamaCare Causing Premiums to Rise?

While affordability was at the heart of the White House’s argument for the Affordable Healthcare Act, so far, there are few signs that health care will become more affordable as ... Continue Reading →

Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association Southern California Chapter Announces 2013 Board of Directors

The Southern California Chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA SoCal), the leading business organization for women in healthcare, announced its 2013 Board ... Continue Reading →