Archive for July 12th, 2012

Self-Funded Health Insurance Plans Expected to Grow in Number

Thursday, July 12th, 2012
Following Court Ruling, Attention Turns to Self-Funded Benefits
Health care law may affect the ability of smaller employers to self-fund their benefits.
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Insurers Pay Big Markups As Doctors Dispense Drugs

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

At a time of soaring health care bills, experts say that doctors, middlemen and drug distributors are adding hundreds of millions of dollars annually to the costs borne by taxpayers, insurance companies and employers through the practice of physician dispensing.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/12/business/some-physicians-making-millions-selling-drugs.html?_r=1

San Benito CISD Seeks Competitive Proposals

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS RFP-0712-TPACP Description: Third Party Administration Services to Administer the tax deferred annuity and custodial plans under Section 403(b) and 403 (b)(7), the Cafeteria Benefits Plan vendor IRC Section 125, the Part-Time, Seasonal and Temporary (PST) 457 and the Regular 457 Deferred Compensation Plans, Voluntary Plans, and other Supplemental Plan PROPOSAL DEADLINE:               Tuesday, July 24th, 2012                                                 2:00 p.m. San Benito Consolidated Independent School District (SBCISD) is interested in receiving proposals for the above item.  Sealed proposals will be received at the office of Ms. Emma McCall, Business Manager, 240 North Crockett  Street, San Benito, Texas  78586. Interested offerors may obtain specifications and information by accessing our website at:  www.sbcisd.netYou must use the proposal form included therein as your response to this request.  If you are unable to access our website or need additional information you may contact Mr. Adrian Garcia, Purchasing Agent, SBCISD, 240 North Crockett Street, San Benito, Texas  78586, telephone number (956) 361-6390, e-mail agarcia@sbcisd.net.

SBCISD Purchasing Department 240 N. Crockett Street San Benito, TX 78586 (956) 361-6390
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