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Anthem Blue Cross Withdraws from California Small Business Exchange

Health insurance company Anthem Blue Cross has withdrawn from California health insurance exchange for small businesses. Anthem will continue to offer health insurance to small businesses outside the marketplace. Anthem is California’s largest health insurance company in small group market. This makes Anthem the first health insurance company in California to withdraw from small business […]

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Why is Health Insurance Expensive?

Why is health insurance expensive? As per a survey by CDC’s health insurance coverage survey 45.5 million Americans were without health insurance in 2012. This means a good 12% of American population is without any health insurance cover. Cost of health insurance is the major culprit.

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California Auto Insurance Discounts

Auto insurance premium is a major household expense. InsuranceDodo is committed to sharing information that helps you lower auto insurance costs. You may also want to read our blog post on lowering car insurance premium. This article is on California auto insurance discounts. We will take a look at all the auto insurance discounts and […]

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Health Insurance Help – How to Find It?

If you are reading this article then probably you are looking for health insurance help. Buying health insurance is a complex exercise. Health insurance policies are riddled with technical terms. Health insurance companies do not want to pay 100% of your health care costs. So carriers include exclusions and out of pocket expenses. You must […]

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Open Enrollment Explained

To buy health insurance from Health Insurance Marketplace you have to enroll during the open enrollment period. Health Insurance Marketplaces have been created as per Affordable Care Act a.k.a Obamacare. These marketplaces will be administered by either the federal government or the state government. Private health insurance companies like United Healthcare will sell insurance in […]

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Best Health Insurance Companies in California 2013

The result for best health insurance companies in California is out. PPO quality summary ratings is undertaken every year by California Department of Insurance. It is a bellwether survey which rates the larger PPO health insurance companies. About 7 million Californians are covered under PPO health insurance.   For 2013 edition the report card covers […]

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Obamacare Spooks Aetna and UnitedHealthcare into Leaving California

UnitedHealthcare the largest health insurance company will no longer sell individual health insurance in California. Its 10,000 members will now be forced to look for alternatives. United Healthcare operates in California through its subsidiary Pacificare. This makes UnitedHealthcare the second health insurance company to flee California’s individual health care market ahead of January 1 implementation […]

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How to Lower Car Insurance Premium

An average car insurance costs $1510 a year as per a recent Forbes article. The cost of insurance varies widely between states. Average car insurance premium in Louisiana is $2699. In California average car insurance costs $1816. Wouldn’t it be great if you knew how to lower car insurance premium without compromising insurance cover. Let’s […]

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