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Search Results For: "health insurance"

ObamaCare Exposed: How Premium Taxes Will Drive Up Costs

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as federal health care reform or ObamaCare), imposes an Insurer Fee on health insurance premiums that will increase the cost of […]

Oxford PDL Changes: Lipitor To Tier 3 – Atorvastatin To Tier 2

Oxford has announced upcoming drug formulary changes effective 4/1/2012. Of particular importance, Lipitor will be upgraded to Tier 3 while atorvastatin (generic Lipitor) will be downgraded to Tier 2. Attached […]

New Jersey Business and Industry Association Employee Benefits Report – 2012

The New Jersey Business and Industry Association has published their 2012 Employee Benefits Report. This is a great tool for large businesses (over 50 employees) to compare their current benefits […]

Empire Blue Cross To Require Prior Authorization For Lipitor

Beginning April 1, 2012, prior authorization will be needed for Lipitor to be covered under Empire Blue Cross health insurance plans in New York. This comes after the generic drug […]

Oxford Freedom vs Liberty Provider Network Comparison

Oxford’s Liberty provider network continues to grow in size. This is great news for small groups in New York and New Jersey looking to enroll or renew with an Oxford […]

Empire Blue Cross Dropping Small Groups In NY – Important Date Changes

Empire Blue Cross originally had planned to drop the majority of their small health insurance groups in New York on 4/1/2012 regardless of a group’s renewal date. Instead, small group […]

Oxford Makes Switching From Empire BlueCross An Easy Decision

With Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) discontinuing most of its small group health plans for downstate NY small businesses beginning 4/1/2013 (originally slated for 4/1/2012), comparable products from other […]

NY Small Group Benefits – Q4/2011 Featured Plans

For small groups in downstate New York, here are two affordable group health insurance plans that can get you and your employees started with coverage: CompreHealth HMO (GHI) through HealthPass […]

Recession 2012 – Cost Cutting Best Practices

As annual household incomes continue to decline, more and more people are looking for ways to curtail expenses as we ride out this recession. Whether it’s through coupon cutting, cooking […]

What Is Aflac? How Much Is It? Where To Get It?

What is Aflac insurance? We’ve all seen that duck on TV, and who makes us laugh time and time again. But exactly what IS the insurance offered behind our feathery […]