California tax authorities have stripped Blue Shield of California, the state’s third largest insurer, of its state tax exemption and ordered the company to file returns dating to 2013, potentially costing the company tens of millions of dollars.
California regulators have issued a record $27.5-million fine against Mercury Insurance Group for charging customers fees that had not been approved by the state’s Department of Insurance.
The order closes a … Read →
Penn Mutual Life announced an expansion in California with the addition Stephen Levy as managing partner of its newly established Northern California Agency.
Kemper Corp., the insurer formerly known as Unitrin, agreed to acquire Alliance United Group and its wholly-owned subsidiaries, in an all-cash deal valued at about $70 million. The deal, primarily … Read →
EPIC Insurance Brokers, based in San Francisco, has acquired Greyling Insurance Brokerage & Risk Consulting, based in Atlanta.
Two very successful state health insurance exchanges, Connecticut’s and California’s, are both intent on reaching people who avoided signing up last year – especially young Latinos and African-Americans.
Target Corp and Kaiser Permanente are teaming up to launch four Target Clinics in Southern California in November and December. Kaiser Permanente will provide care to Kaiser Permanente members and non-members.
Confie Seguros, a national provider of personal lines insurance primarily serving the Hispanic market, has acquired two New York insurance brokerages, and one in California.
California clinics are the first to use the PointCare mobile screening and enrollment tracking tool with CalFresh food stamp option in preparation for second Obamacare enrollment.
The San Francisco region will probably be struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of at least 6.7 in coming decades, and most of the billions of dollars of damages … Read →