health insurance premiums

SC Department of Insurance releases bogus analysis of data to scare public

The Greenville News August 3, 2013 “I would strongly encourage the public not to get too excited about these numbers, because there’s actually good news coming in federal subsidies,” said Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber who supports the changes to how customers buy health…

ACTION ALERT!! Health Insurance Competition

Support REAL competition between insurance companiesContact Senators today Senate bill 145 will receive a public hearing in a subcommittee tomorrow morning.  This bill would prohibit a health insurance company (usually the largest) from contractually forcing healthcare providers to charge other insurance companies more for the same services.   These contract clauses…

Blue Cross giving rebates for failing to meet requirement

The StateJuly 24, 2012 Insurer violated new health care law in spending on claims BY STEPHEN LARGEN The (Charleston) Post and Courier South Carolina’s largest health insurer has begun sending out rebate checks to some policyholders because it failed to meet a requirement of the federal health care overhaul. Blue…