Archive for April 2012

OPPOSE SB 1431 (De Leon)

Remember my blog from last week talking about the government taking steps to restrict self-insuring for California small employers? Well, today is the day they take their first step. Amendments were made to SB 1431 (De Leon) which would severely restrict the ability of small employers in California to self-insure for health care coverage by…

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Is Self-Funding Really Controversial?

I recently read an article in the Los Angeles Times, “Health Plans Draw Scrutiny of Regulators”, referring to self-funded plans as a “controversial form of health coverage”. Really? Self-funded plans have been around for decades, but until lately they have mostly been implemented by large companies. Controversial? I don’t believe so, just much more efficient…

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