A new law has clarified that electronic proof of insurance is now valid and acceptable in California. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill, known as AB 1708, on Sept. 7 in Sacramento.
Now that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as ObamaCare), we thought it would be important to clarify exactly how this new law would affect employers in a simple, bullet-point format. Still, there are many moving parts to this legislation. Some requirements are straightforward, and others will demand careful thought and planning.
Worker's compensation insurance fraud comes in a variety of flavors, but in Yolo County, the home of Purves & Associates Insurance Agency, the most common prosecutions seem are focused on a form of work comp fraud known as applicant fraud.
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Insurance carriers are usually sticklers for accuracy and details, but their employees are human, and sometimes they get it wrong just like everyone else. When an insurance carrier gets it wrong, it's not always easy to get them to admit it. That's what happened recently when one of our Purves & Associates account managers was working on a quote for a client.