Archive of: Insurance

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State version of Obamacare growing

More Washington residents are turning to the state-sponsored health plan model to purchase medical care coverage, according to year-end enrollment counts.

November 2016

South Sound firms earn ‘civics’ plaudits

Many local businesses make significant contributions to their communities, and each year, the Corporations division of the Secretary of State office highlight the best for recognition.

November 2016

Looking to hire 200 in downtown Tacoma

One of the larger employers in downtown Tacoma is looking to hire another 200 entry level workers at a career fair today.

October 2016

Small L&I rate hike seen for 2017

Employers might see a less-than-1% increase next year for workers' compensation insurance premiums, according the a release today from the state Department of Labor & Industries.

September 2016

Insurance commissioner fines two in South Sound

Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler has issued August fines to a pair of South Sound insurance brokers for violating state regulations.

September 2016

Tacoma agency joins nat’l study

A 120-year-old South Sound independent insurance agency will be part of a national study to identify "best practices."

September 2016

Insurance firms gift $5,000 locally

Local non-profit agency receives financial gift from national underwriter and its local agency.

September 2016

WA exchange plans up 13% in ’17

Individual health insurance plans sold through the state Exchange for 2017 will have premiums about 13 percent higher than in the current year.

September 2016

Insurance firms fined big

Citing problems in dealing with consumer complaints, two large insurance carriers that operate in Washington were fined $750,000 in an action announced today.

August 2016

Apply first, before the State Farm job fair

State Farm insurance managers expect to interview several hundred applicants at a Job Fair on Tuesday to be held at Tacoma's Hotel Murano.

August 2016
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