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Terrorism insurance lapse could impact real estate

Cost for commercial coverage could rise if risk insurance act isn’t renewed.

November 28, 2014
On Sept. 10, 2001, few insurance companies in America were seriously concerned about a need for terrorism insurance. On Sept. 11, 2001, the world and those concerns changed. Read More

Bank sells insurance operation

January 28, 2014
A global bank is selling 42 of its insurance offices — and Grand Rapids is among the markets the company is exiting. Read More

Legislature approves abortion insurance law

December 12, 2013
LANSING — Republican legislators passed a law Wednesday to ban almost all abortion coverage from health insurance plans in Michigan — unless an additional policy is bought, ignoring Democrats' pleas to allow a statewide vote instead. Read More

Spectrum Health opens downtown clinic for uninsured patients

August 12, 2013
Spectrum Health opened a new clinic in downtown Grand Rapids this month that will mainly serve lower-income individuals — who have had a hard time finding a doctor to handle their primary medical care, often due to lack of insurance. Read More

Meg Goebel covers community at Paul Goebel Group

July 29, 2013
When Meg Goebel took over the family’s insurance business, she expected to follow in her father’s footsteps. She just didn’t expect them to end so soon. Read More

City tells state it meets EVIP health coverage mandate

July 12, 2013
Grand Rapids city commissioners recently approved paying $1.5 million in various insurance premiums and confirmed to Lansing officials that its employees’ share of its health-insurance coverage meets the state’s requirement for the Economic Vitality Incentive Program. Read More

Insurers file to be part of state’s health care exchange

All employers will have to inform employees soon of insurance options.

July 12, 2013
As it now stands, Michigan residents and businesses will be able to choose a health insurance policy from 14 insurers when the state’s exchange site becomes operational Oct. 1 as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Read More

Kent County public properties weather flood

April 23, 2013
Damage from the Grand River flooding to publicly owned properties appears to be minimal at this point in time, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department. Read More

GR native launches private multi-carrier health exchange

iSelect Custom Benefits Store involves Priority Health and Health Alliance Plan.

March 29, 2013
Said to be the state’s first multi-carrier employee benefits exchange for small and mid-sized employers, iSelect Custom Benefits Store has been launched by Grand Rapids native Denise Christy. Read More

Lighthouse Group merges with Mills Benefit Group

January 11, 2013
Lighthouse Group has announced a merger with Mills Benefit Group in Grand Rapids, adding 11 employees for a new total of 50 in the Lighthouse employee benefits department. Read More