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Dec 18 2014 Bashore Insurance Transfers Grange Policies to American Insurance
Bashore Insurance Agency of Clarkston has announced that American Insurance of Lewiston and Moscow has been selected as... more ›
Dec 18 2014 Featured articles include:
Great Service Means...?; Welcome Bashore Policyholders; Meet the "A-Team" - the Personal Lines Service Team; Reviews - make one or read our latest Customer... more ›
Dec 4 2014
New choices and more competition in the Health Insurance Marketplace are giving consumers affordable options during Open Enrollment this year, and the majority of returning consumers who... more ›
Oct 23 2014 A new initiative will change the way your doctor and health care providers delivery their services to you.
Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell announced an initiative that... more ›
Oct 21 2014 Safeco Insurance introduced an innovative Wildfire Defense Program to help protect policyholder properties threatened by active wildfires.
A recent fire in Washington state, called the... more ›
Oct 20 2014 If you are currently enrolled in a health care plan through Washington Healthplanfinder, you will need to renew your coverage for next year.
Customers who signed up for a Qualified Health... more ›
Sep 26 2014
A report released by the Department of Health and Human Services projects that hospitals will save $5.7 billion this year in uncompensated care costs because of the Affordable Care Act (... more ›
Sep 11 2014 Up to 8% of the 164,000 Health Exchange customers of the Washington HealthPlanFinder experienced on-going billing and administrative problems.
This caused some Washington residents to go... more ›
Sep 8 2014
The Idaho Health Exchange, Your Health Idaho
, is preparing to launch its own state exchange software platform prior to the 2015 Open Enrollment which begins on November 15, 2014. Last year,... more ›
Aug 26 2014
ProgramBusiness.com reports that the state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled... more ›
Aug 21 2014 Large U.S. employers expect a significant increase in 2015 health care costs.
If no adjustments are made employers project a 5.2% growth rate, putting absolute cost per person for health... more ›
Aug 20 2014
Lack of sleep can wreak havoc with your day-to-day life, causing fatigue and irritability. There are a variety of factors that can contribute to poor sleep, but that doesn't mean you're... more ›
Aug 11 2014 How many drivers are uninsured?
Across the United States, the estimated percentage of uninsured motorists trended down in 2010, 2011 and 2012, according to new estimates from the Insurance... more ›
Aug 4 2014
Five small cars, all 2014 models, earn an acceptable rating in crash tests by the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety. Two earn marginal and four earn poor ratings for occupant... more ›
Jul 22 2014 A US appeals court ruled against Obamacare subsidies for policies issued through the Federal Health Exchanges.
In the case, Halbig v. Sebelius, 14-5018,
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the... more ›
Jul 21 2014 Idaho is one of 16 states now listed with the highest risk for earthquakes.
Is your state on the list? The newly updated national seismic hazards maps from the US Geological Survey (USGS)... more ›
Jul 16 2014 For the third year in a row,
AMERICAN INSURANCE, in Lewiston and Moscow, was voted "Best of the West" Insurance Agency for 2014 in a KLEW TV online survey of local resident's preferences.... more ›
Jul 14 2014 Just when you thought you had figured out how to drive in the Roundabout, something new pops up - PEDESTRIANS!
With summer weather comes an increase in pedestrian traffic needing to cross... more ›
Jul 7 2014 Net losses and loss adjustment expenses (LLAE) surged upward in the first quarter of 2014
as compared to the same time period in 2013. Private U.S. property/casualty insurers' net income... more ›
Jun 24 2014 Which models of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and crossover utility vehicles (CUVs) were top theft targets?
The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) released a new report that examines... more ›
Jun 24 2014 "I want to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather did, not kicking and screaming like the passengers in his car."
No one wants this old joke to become a tragic reality. Is it time... more ›
Jun 3 2014 Motor vehicle crashes in the US had an $871 billion economic and societal impact
, according to a new study by the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety... more ›
May 23 2014
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid recently announced a new Special Enrollment Period for individuals and families that are currently enrolled in COBRA continuation coverage, known as... more ›
May 19 2014
American Insurance of Lewiston and Moscow is one of only 200 independent insurance agencies in the USA that has earned the President's Award from Safeco Insurance® for outstanding... more ›
May 14 2014 Keeping your current non-grandfathered individual or small group medical plan (also referred to as "grandmothered" plans) has been extended for policies with annual renewals on or before... more › Apr 23 2014 "Idaho's success in enrolling consumers during the 2014 enrollment period is due, in no small part, to the many Idaho insurance agents and brokers who provided invaluable assistance to... more › Apr 22 2014
Two entities have paid the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) $1,975,220 collectively to resolve potential violations of the Health Insurance... more ›
Apr 21 2014 Is hands-free cell phone use safer when driving than hand-held?
That's the question the National Safety Council
asked in a public opinion poil. The new findings indicate 80 percent of... more ›
Apr 7 2014 "Be Healthy From the Start"
is the main theme for National Public Health Week, April 6 - 12. HHS credits the Affordable Care Act's establishment of preventative services and the new... more ›
Apr 3 2014
An extended "Special Enrollment Period" was announced by The White House to allow more time to finish health insurance enrollments with glitches or other special circumstances. The Health... more ›
Mar 9 2014 What happens when the Health Exchange Marketplace "Open Enrollment Period" closes on March 31st?
This is the next question as American's struggle to understand and comply with the massive,... more ›
Mar 7 2014
The "keep your current health insurance plan" promise by President Obama is being extended even further. The Obama administration announced that Americans can keep their health plans that... more ›
Feb 25 2014 Insured losses top $1.5 billion so far.
Near-record snowfall and prolonged extreme cold throughout many parts of the United States, have resulted in insured losses from winter storms of... more ›