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House approves workers' comp changes

...will slow the fast-rising workers' compensation medical costs that are driving up the costs of workers' comp insurance premiums employers must pay."This is an effort to reduce exorbitant costs in both the public and private sectors," Olson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-17/house-approves-workers-comp-changes
News
Bill to protect homeowners in flood-prone areas set to pass

...House-drafted measure to Obama. White House officials said he'll sign it. The bill would scale back big flood insurance premium increases faced by hundreds of thousands of homeowners. The measure also would allow below-market insurance rates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-15
News

...that basically provide money to participating insurers to help them financially balance the risk and offset rising insurance premiums, said Dylan H. Roby, director of the Health Economics and Evaluation Research Program at the UCLA Center for...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-04-02
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Health care budget fact check

...the cheapest of four major options offered by the new markets, the "bronze" plan. But, just like with auto insurance, premiums aren't the only potential expense for a consumer. Those who choose bronze will have to pay 40 percent of their...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-30/health-care-budget-fact-check
Opinion
CES concerned about Prop 1

...affected areas is the affect the closure could have on the insurance rating that decided, in part, homeowner's fire insurance premiums. Mokracek said that before the stations wen in at Kasilof and Funny River the ISO rating, which establishes fire...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-09-18/ces-concerned-about-prop-1
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HIT will ravage small businesses

...ravage small businesses, called the HIT (Health Insurance Tax). Studies show that this tax will make health insurance premiums rice by $5,000 per employee over a decade, while eliminating the tax could decrease the average family premium...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-10-06/letters-to-the-editor
Letters
Johnson: Good government takes good planning

...affected homeowner saves two or three hundred dollars from tax reductions, but pays a similar amount in higher insurance premiums, he loses services without gaining money.Considering the fact that the Borough and School District are both currently...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2013-09-26/johnson-good-government-takes-goo
Opinion
Ready or not, health care changes coming

...over 10 years, Weinstein said. Those include a "Cadillac tax" on certain high-value plans, a tax on health insurance premiums, an excise tax on medical devices, the insurance mandate penalties and even a tax on tanning beds. Medicaid changes...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-08-31/ready-or-not-health-care-changes-com
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Kasilof CES station earns new rating, lower rates to follow?

...and protection as one of the lesser benefits. More important than a sense of well-being was the fact that their insurance premiums would drastically drop. "People were like, 'So ... when's my fire insurance going to go down?'" said...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/032711/new_806345727.shtml
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Central Emergency Services earns new ISO rating of 6

...new rating. Homeowners in this area have the potential to save hundreds of dollars annually on their homeowner's insurance premium. CES has estimated the saving service area wide to be approximately $1.1 million dollars. "The folks in Kasilof...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/033011/dis_807856800.shtml
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