If you thought the insurance industry couldn’t stoop lower, think again. Health Net (based out of Woodland Hills near L.A.) has been paying bonuses to employees based on how many sick policyholders they can drop from coverage. In doing so, Health Net rescinded over 1,500 policies, saving itself over $35 million in medical treatment payouts.
They were huddled around the hot stove reminiscing about the season… Vladimir: “That was quite a game… 3-2 count, bases loaded, tying run on second. And the pitch hits him in the eye! Carried out on a stretcher. Took the stuffing out of our rally and the cornea out of his eye.” “And, no less,
One of the consequences of legislative term limits is a legislature that finds it harder to craft big solutions to big issues. Dan Walters is one of the most astute writers covering the Sacramento scene (a shrinking breed as newspapers trim their Capitol bureau staff). Here’s his take (“Health plan not dead, but gasping”) on
It’s been about as exciting as watching paint dry. The “special session” of the legislature to deal with healthcare reform, that is. Schwarzenegger’s call to extend the legislative year by focusing on healthcare and water projects appears to be going nowhere. Today, there’s word of a new study that shows that the percentage of Californians
I’ve got a question for you. Whether you grew up watching “Family Feud” or “I’ve Got A Secret,” we all seem to love a good quiz. What do car washes, restaurants, landscaping businesses, garment factories, construction firms and farms have in common? Answer: they’re hotbeds of employment law violations. Scofflaws are a big problem in