health insurance

California aims to maximize health insurance subsidies for workers during labor disputes

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company canceled health insurance for hundreds of United Steelworkers Local 5 members at the Richmond, Calif., refinery during a strike that ended up lasting two months. Thousands of nurses at Stanford Health Care were told in April they would lose their health insurance if they did not return …

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eHealth is celebrating 25 years of helping consumers find the right health coverage for their evolving needs

Groundbreaking company transforms industry with consumer-first omnichannel standards for health insurance marketplaces SANTA CLARA, CA., November 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — This week, eHealth, Inc. (Nasdaq: EHTH) (eHealth.com), a leading online private health insurance marketplace, celebrates its 25th anniversary. eHealth was founded in 1997 and its technology was used to facilitate the first ever online sale …

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Working full-time doesn’t always make it easy to get workplace health insurance

CNN — Millions of Americans have signed up for health insurance with their companies in recent weeks. But for some full-time workers, especially in certain industries like construction, work-based coverage is not an option for them. This divide was even more evident as the labor market bounced back to life in 2021 after sharp losses …

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Women’s health startup Maven raises $90 million in post-Roe v. Wade boom

Maven Clinic founder and CEO Kate Ryder, the first women’s health tech unicorn valued at $1 billion. Daniel Zuchnik | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Maven, the women’s and family healthcare startup, has raised $90 million in a new fundraising round in a tough venture funding environment. The round, led by General Catalyst and …

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Maven, a women-focused healthcare startup, is thriving in a post-Roe world

Women account for half of consumers, have power over 80% of household financial decisions and make 70% of health-related decisions in their families – but their access to appropriate health care is often limited. Especially in the post-Roe world, women are increasingly turning to their employers for appropriate health care for themselves and their families. …

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Health insurance prices in Colorado will go up next year

Coloradans who buy their health insurance on the state exchange — rather than through an employer — will see rates increase by 10.4 percent next year. Rates will increase by 7.4 percent for small employers with up to 100 employees. The Colorado Department of Insurance announced Tuesday the final rates for 2023. Open enrollment is …

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Americans have largely avoided health care inflation until now — but that’s about to change

new York CNN Business — Although Americans are paying a lot more at the pump and at the supermarket this year, they have largely been spared the price spikes for their health insurance and doctor visits. But that’s about to change. Most workers can expect premiums and out-of-pocket costs to increase at a faster rate …

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Why taking advantage of the open enrollment season could cost you more this year

knock down | E+ | Getty Images Don’t be surprised if you spend more time this year choosing health benefits during the open enrollment season. Between rising inflation, policy changes and employees asking for more health care services, many people won’t be clicking exactly the same boxes as last year. Last year during open enrollment …

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