November 25, 2013
While the political posturing surrounding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues unabated, the insurance market itself is pondering an array of potential new plan designs and policies in response to employers’ concerns on health plans. “A lot of your plans will look like an exchange solution,” said a North Bay business insurance broker. …
Sherry Rubin has joined the Wells Fargo Insurance Services office in Petaluma as an employee benefits sales executive. …
State Compensation Insurance Fund’s CEO and CFO resigned from the workers’ compensation carrier. …
November 11, 2013
Jim Settles is senior vice president and partner for Woodruff Sawyer & Company in Novato.
September 30, 2013
An ambitious effort by some of the North Bay’s top employee benefit brokers to reduce health insurance costs for employers is being delayed by several months, the result of brokers being swamped with what is arguably the busiest open-enrollment season on record.
August 26, 2013
A group of top health insurance brokers in the North Bay are putting aside their competitive natures to form a nonprofit organization that they say will focus exclusively on lowering health insurance costs for mid-sized employers in the region.
November 12, 2012
The political and legal challenges to federal health reform may finally be settled with the reelection of President Obama and the Supreme Court’s upholding of the Affordable Care Act, but, even with that seeming sense of finality, a host of challenges lay ahead for all levels of the industry.