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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Taking Stock of Growing Fees Posted on Dec 16

Taking Stock of Growing Fees

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation Earlier this week, my office released the results of a survey of restocking fees at national retailers that are popular during the holiday shopping season. We found that these fees on   …Continue Reading Taking Stock of Growing Fees

Consumer Insider: Health Insurance, Winter Tips, and More Posted on Dec 7

Consumer Insider: Health Insurance, Winter Tips, and More

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation The December 2009 edition of the Consumer Insider is now available (Download December_2009_Newsletter_Final). The latest newsletter includes updates on the Patrick-Murray Administration’s efforts to reform small business health insurance (including Governor   …Continue Reading Consumer Insider: Health Insurance, Winter Tips, and More

Time for a Health Insurance Checkup Posted on Dec 4

Time for a Health Insurance Checkup

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation For many families, now is the perfect time to get up to speed on health insurance. Many companies hold their open-enrollment periods at the end of the year. It’s a chance   …Continue Reading Time for a Health Insurance Checkup