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Insurance Rates

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Holds Firm On Proposed Rate Hike For SF City Employees

The city would absorb the cost of the higher premiums, a $15 million hit that Supervisor John Avalos said the health management organization has not adequately explained given that San Francisco’s overall health insurance costs for workers covered by other providers went up just 2.5 percent.

07/18/2013

The force of the quake threw this house at North Point and Divisadero out into the street. (San Francisco Chronicle)

Bay Area Residents Reassess Cost Of Earthquake Insurance

Japan’s 8.9 earthquake was devastating, but only 10 percent of Californians have earthquake insurance.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/12/2011

(AP)

Higher California Health Care Premiums Around The Corner

Many insurance companies plan to increase their premiums ahead of state and federal reforms that take effect with the new year.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/09/2010