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Open Enrollment for individual medical for 2018: November 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017.

Business Oregon - The Certification Office for Business Inclusion & Diversity - renewed PBP Insurance's certification status. See Directory of Certified Firms available at www.ORcobid.comRead more

Technology and Social Changes affect insurance: PBP monitors insurance changes and new products related to: self-driving cars; drones - unmanned aircraft, sharing economy - AirBandB, Lyft, Uber; cannabis; and big data analytics.

2017 Open Enrollment individual medical closed

healthcare.gov - Set up your account, Update your account, Call PBP Insurance for help with selecting and enrolling in a plan for 2017.

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ACA most commonly asked questions: Answers Here

Counting Methodology for Determining Small or Large Group

October 2015 - Small group is 1-50 and large group is 51-100. Read more about the recent Insurance Division decision. 20151015-smallgroup-decision.pdf

The Oregon Insurance Division(division) of the Department of Consumer and Business Services is issuing this guidance to assist insurers and producers with determining employer group size. For a full copy of the document and more details, please visit the division's website:
http://www.oregon.gov/DCBS/Insurance/legal/committees-workgroups/Pages/healthcare-reform/hrrac-documents.aspxgroupsize-determining-methodology.pdf

Cannabis and Hemp

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Article 91 Recreational Marijuana

$17 - $40 million........ What do numbers mean for the marijuana business in Oregon? Read more.


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 Sick Leave    OFMLA    FMLA

On the heels of Oregon becoming the fourth state in the country to mandate paid sick leave, BOLI, the state agency that enforces OFLA (the Oregon Family Leave Act), has announced changes that amend or repeal twenty of OFLA’s existing rules. Read more here.

View  the full text of the law and administrative rules adopted by the Bureau of Labor and Industries at www.oregon.gov/boli. Link to site


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Please note: The hyperlinks (links) to other websites are not associated with this website. Such unassociated websites may contain links to other unassociated websites as well. These links are provided as a convenience to you and to assist in your search for information. We make no endorsement, expressed or implied, about any of such linked sites, and do not review (i) content or advertisements posted on or (ii) activities occurring on these linked sites. If you decide to link to any unassociated website, it is at your own risk. Because we are not associated with these linked websites, you should direct any concerns or problems you might have with any such site to that site’s administrator or webmaster.
Gerding Edlen swings for the fences in Boston
04-26-2017 11:24am - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Portland development firm Gerding Edlen is laying the groundwork to begin construction this fall on a prominent infill project near Boston’s famed Fenway Park.
Ankrom Moisan co-founder set to sail away
04-25-2017 5:20pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Tom Moisan is preparing to retire and spend about four years sailing around the world with his wife.
Shaking up the science of seismic resilience
04-25-2017 5:18pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Researchers are continuing to develop methods used to keep buildings upright after a sizable earthquake.
OP-ED: Federal contractors, litigate in Hawaii only by choice
04-25-2017 5:12pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
A contractor performing work on a federal project in Oregon could be sued or forced to sue in Hawaii over disputes arising out of work on that federal project within Oregon. Likewise, a contractor that agrees to a single contract requiring work on federal projects in multiple states could be forced to litigate claims that ...
OP-ED: Beware: uptick in sexual harassment claims possible
04-25-2017 5:11pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Whenever the topic of sexual harassment reaches mainstream media outlets, people are bound to take notice. And when sexual harassment allegations involving a prominent public figure like Bill O’Reilly appear in the headlines of just about every major national and local media source, companies’ employees are undoubtedly aware. Given that this is perhaps the most ...
Land use review intakes for April 24, 2017
04-25-2017 11:05am - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Early assistance is pending for a proposal to convert a building at 737 S.E. Sandy Blvd. from a law office and automotive repair facility into a brewery. The building’s footprint would remain the same, the parking lot would be regraded from sloped to flat, and a retaining wall would be installed along Southeast Sandy Boulevard. ...
Commercial building permits for April 24, 2017
04-25-2017 11:04am - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
Permits issued Russellville II LLC was issued an $850,000 permit to replace exterior siding in the courtyard area at the Russellville Park retirement living complex at 20 S.E. 103rd Ave. in the Hazelwood neighborhood. The applicant is Rembold and the builder is Deacon Corp. EOSH/SB Portland LLC of Santa Ana, California, was issued a $1 ...
Follow-through required for golf course
04-21-2017 5:50pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
After navigating regulatory obstacles, a project team is preparing to create an exceptional golf course near Bandon Dunes.
Mixed-use building proposal approved
04-21-2017 5:45pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
The Portland Design Commission gave conditional approval to plans for a mixed-use building with 138 residential units at Southwest 16th Avenue and Burnside Street.
Luncheon fetches $130,000 for mentorships
04-21-2017 5:43pm - From News – Daily Journal of Commerce
The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon raised more than $130,000 during a luncheon at the Portland Art Museum on Thursday.
Watchdog Group Wants California to Look into Claims in ProPublica Report
04-07-2017 3:30pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Consumer Watchdog, a California-based advocacy group, is asking the state’s insurance commissioner to open an investigation into the alleged redlining uncovered by a ProPublica report that claims that four auto insurance companies in California mark up prices by as much as …
P/C Insurance Executives Express Cautious Optimism for 2017 
01-23-2017 7:34am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
A panel of financial experts discussed the opportunities and challenges they see ahead in 2017 at the Insurance Information Institute’s (III) 21st Annual Property and Casualty Insurance Joint Industry Forum, held last week at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York. The …
Fintech Firms Alibaba, Tencent Support China’s New Cyber Law Despite Foreign Opposition
11-18-2016 9:53am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
China’s Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd. rallied behind Beijing’s recently imposed cyber security law on Thursday, following criticism of it from overseas technology rivals. The country’s two tech giants also urged closer cooperation between the public and …
China’s Cyber Security Law Could Hamper Foreign Business: P/C Industry Reps
11-09-2016 8:22am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
China’s new wide-ranging cyber security law is drawing some serious apprehension from the U.S. property/casualty insurance industry. Trade associations and experts alike caution that it will create business obstacles in the world’s second-largest economy. “Most insurers already find China a …
Insurance Industry Collaboration Key to Facing Disruption, III CEO Says
10-21-2016 10:44am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
In an increasingly connected and globalized world, the insurance industry needs to work together to understand and accommodate the many disruptions it faces today and in the future, according to Sean Kevelighan, CEO of the Insurance Information Institute (III), during his …
Schwarzenegger Discusses Risk at California Insurance Forum
05-09-2016 7:37pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
It turns out characters like Conan the Barbarian, the cyborg from Terminator and Dutch the protagonist in the original “Predator” movie, know a thing or two about risk. Definitely the actor who portrayed them does. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Monday …
Schwarzenegger, Hartwig to Headline May Southern California Symposium
04-11-2016 7:00am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will headline an event next month at a Southern California university to benefit insurance students. Schwarzenegger will be joined by Robert Hartwig, an economist and president of the Insurance Information Institute, who could be making …
El Nin᷈o Talk Growing Louder Amid Southern California Storms
11-16-2015 6:03pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
A whopper of a winter appears to be brewing for the Western U.S. and more conversations are turning to preparations for what could be one of the strongest El Nin᷈os on record. Strong rains throughout much of California and snow …
Oregon Woman Loses Home, Then Her Insurance
09-22-2015 10:17am - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
An elderly southern Oregon woman says she’s been left to depend on friends and family after her home was gutted in a suspected arson and her insurance company canceled her policy. Insurance industry officials contend the process of handling fire-related …
IMCA Presents ‘Innovation Torchbearer Award’ to Insurance Information Institute
06-23-2015 12:00pm - From Insurance Information Institute – Insurance Journal
  The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) has been awarded the 2015 Innovation Torchbearer Award at the Insurance Marketing & Communications Association’s (IMCA) 2015 Annual Conference  in Nashville, Tenn. The I.I.I. is a non-profit communications organization supported by the insurance industry. …
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