• Health Insurance

    Mark Farrah Associates Assesses Private-Sector Health Insurance Business for the New York City Area

    MCMURRAY, Pa., July 28, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mark Farrah Associates (MFA), www.markfarrah.com, presents an analysis of the top insurers and employers in the New York City area, gleaned from 5500 Employer Health Plus, a product designed to simplify the analysis of the 5500 series data. Large private-sector employers providing health and welfare benefit plans subject to ERISA are required to file the annual Form 5500 with the Internal Revenue Service. Benefit information found within the 5500 Series filings includes insurer-reported figures such as insured counts, premiums, as well as some employer/sponsor and broker information. The top insurers  

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  • Business News

    Briefs on area businesses, including Ocean State Job Lot, Banza Pizza and Stop & Shop.

    Send news about your local business to [email protected] We’re interested in news about business people, expansions, openings and community involvement by MetroWest businesses and business people. Follow Daily News Business Editor Bob Tremblay on Twitter @Bob Tremblay_MW. Ocean State Job Lot expands Medway store Ocean State Job Lot is finishing up an expansion and revitalization of its store in the Medway Shopping Center, 114 Main St. With 10,000 square feet of additional space and an improved floor plan, the expanded store offers nearly 50{de3fc13d4eb210e6ea91a63b91641ad51ecf4a1f1306988bf846a537e7024eeb} more space to shop. The food, seasonal, clothing and pet departments have doubled in size, and  

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  • Business News

    Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market back in business

    The Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce Farmers Market’s 2021 season began May 15 with organizers and vendors looking forward to a more normal year as COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease. “It will be nice to be mostly worried about Mother Nature cooperating,” chamber executive director Shawn Conrad said. That wasn’t a problem May 15. “It was a beautiful day,” Conrad said. “We had about 850 visitors to the market, which is about double what we would normally see. “I think part of it was the weather, but people were also just excited about having some kind of return to  

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  • Insurance

    Hot mic in Bay Area court catches insurance agent cursing at judge

    An insurance agent was caught on hot mic swearing at a Bay Area judge, court documents and transcripts say.  “Oh my god,” Vince San Filippo said during the Santa Clara County Superior Court hearing April 21. “This f—ing judge is an idiot.” San Filippo, an insurance claims agent with Liberty Mutual, was monitoring the case for the company on behalf of Doris Luci, a woman who rear-ended a car with two passengers in San Jose in 2016 and has since died. Silvia Rosaliano and Kevin Lazo, the plaintiffs, were awarded $714,000. But he forgot to mute his audio in the  

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  • Insurance

    Several Kansas City area small businesses file lawsuit against their insurance company

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The pandemic has devastated small businesses owners as many struggle to recoup heavy financial losses. Some of those owners thought all-risk insurance policies would help ease that financial burden but some of those insurance claims have not been paid out, and the businesses have taken their fight to the courtroom. Andy Rieger, the great-great-great grandson of Jacob Rieger, re-established his family’s distillery in 2014. He has a lot on his plate, and that includes making sure his business is protected. “One of the biggest things you try to fight for with insurance is you’re fully covered  

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  • Business Management

    Google acquires Actifio to step into the area of data management and business continuity

    In the same week that Amazon is holding its big AWS confab, Google is also announcing a move to raise its own enterprise game with Google Cloud. Today the company announced that it is acquiring Actifio, a data management company that helps companies with data continuity to be better prepared in the event of a security breach or other need for disaster recovery. The deal squares Google up as a competitor against the likes of Rubrik, another big player in data continuity. Load Error The terms of the deal were not disclosed in the announcement; we’re looking and will  

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  • Business Accounting

    Upcoming events in the area

    Monday © Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle / Staff Photographer Central Houston, an organization focused on downtown Houston, will hold a virtual annual meeting Friday. Greater Houston Partnership Economy Series: Load Error Virtual program. Noon-1 p.m. Speaker: Patrick Jankowski, the partnership’s senior vice president of research, will provide an update on the current state of Houston’s economy. Information: www.houston.org/events. Small Business Updates: PPP Loan Forgiveness: Virtual event hosted by the UH Bauer College SBDC. 9:30-10:30 a.m. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu. Tuesday Transportation Club of Houston: Luncheon. 11:30 a.m., Maggiano’s Little Italy, 2019 Post Oak Blvd. Speaker: John D. Esparza, president and CEO, Texas  

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