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Basi Insurance Services, Inc. are much more than your average insurance broker, in that the strength of our organization is our genuine desire to establish a long term relationship with our clients by providing a positive customer experience.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Eleven Department of Insurance-sponsored bills were signed during the 2021 legislative session. Here's what the commissioner said on Wednesday, Oct. 13th:Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara thanked Governor Gavin Newsom today for the...

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

We are honored to be a collection site for Mid-Cal Blue Star Moms who will be sending Care Packages to Military Personnel for the Holidays. Both of our locations – Oakdale and Manteca – will be collecting. End date is Oct....

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

CDI’s mandatory one-year moratorium announcement issued Monday, September 20th prevents homeowner insurance cancellations and non-renewals following an emergency declaration. Here’s the latest from the commissioner’s...

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

California Senate Bill 1234 officially mandated that all California employers with 5+ employees offer a retirement savings plan.The CalSavers law may feel like just another distraction, but the silver lining is that it could help you...

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

CALIFORNIA RANKS SECOND IN THE NATION FOR HOME LIABILITY LOSS COSTS The graphic below shows why the cost of insuring your home in California is, unfortunately, going up. While we can’t control the what drives the premiums up, we...

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Consumer alert: Wildfire evacuees could be eligible for expenses under their current insurance policyAdditional Living Expense coverage under some homeowner or renter policies may help with evacuation and relocation costs Insurance...

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Consumer alert: Wildfire evacuees could be eligible for expenses under their current insurance policyAdditional Living Expense coverage under some homeowner or renter policies may help with evacuation and relocation costs Insurance...

Thursday, August 12, 2021

The short answer is, usually, YES! Soot, ash, and smoke damage are generally covered by your homeowner’s or renter’s policy. After a fire, you’ll need to contact your insurance agent A.S.A.P. so they can check your...

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Insurance Commissioner Lara lowers workers’ compensation benchmark rate, further protecting workers and businesses during pandemic SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Today, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara adopted and issued lower...

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Do you know of a deserving veteran looking to grow their business? KEYS TO PROGRESS VEHICLE GIVEAWAY PROGRAM Progressive Insurance is looking to share this opportunity with veteran-owned small business customers or non-profit...

Thursday, July 8, 2021

WATER. REST. SHADE. – OSHA’s Campaign OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention campaign, launched in 2011, educates employers and workers on the dangers of working in the heat. Through training sessions, outreach events,...

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

BASI INSURANCE IS PROUD TO SPONSOR OAKDALE’S 150TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION & ALL AMERICAN BASH WITH 5 DAYS OF FESTIVITIES! Wednesday, June 23rd 5:30-8:30pm KICKOFF PARTY! at Dying Breed Brewery, 963 Shepard Court in Oakdale •...

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Central Valley Hospitals Hosting Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive June 7-14 Because hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation Modesto, Turlock and Manteca, Calif. – June 7, 2021 – Tenet Healthcare hospitals in the...

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

National Safe Boating Week—which is scheduled for May 22-28 this year—encourages boaters to maintain reliable vessels and follow responsible boating practices. After all, lacking proper boating precautions can increase the...

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Find out why it’s low cost and totally worth it from Basi Insurance agent, Kenny Verschelden:

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

We are pleased to announce our continued partnership with the Stanislaus County Farm Bureau. The benefits of being a member are countless, but one great perk is the availability of Farm Safety & Compliance Training Courses. Our own...

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

When it comes to community involvement, where do we start? We love supporting the communities where we live and work: Oakdale, CA and Manteca, CA. We have sponsored many sports teams over the years including youth soccer (one of our...

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Covered California launched a new special-enrollment period on to allow Californians to benefit from lower health insurance premiums available through the American Rescue Plan. The new law can help an estimated 2.5 million Californians...

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

This blog and video were prompted by an incident experienced by a member of our Basi staff. Their family was visiting a relative’s house, and their pre-school aged son suddenly went missing. They found him at the bottom of the...

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 on March 10, 2021. The Act includes a 100% subsidy available to contain COBRA qualified beneficiaries who lose Group Health Plan as a result of an involuntary termination or...

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

First, check out this video to hopefully retrieve it (*Please note: we have no affiliation with Hutchison Plumbing): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f_MDr6uetM If that doesn’t work, I hope your jewelry is insured! Below is a...