Independently Rated Highest in Quality
S e v e n t h
Consecutive Year
Originally Earned:
April 2011
We declare that Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. HAS QUALIFIED for and continues to meet the Ongoing Research and Rating Requirements for Diamond Certified® status.
Certificate #1750
(650) 273-0330
2882 Sand Hill Road, Suite 119
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(L to R) Mike Langridge, Bob Vinal, Scott Rollandi, John Langridge

Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. works with families and businesses throughout the Bay Area to find health care, life, and disability insurance policies that fit their particular situations. In addition to providing insurance services, the company is an employee benefits specialist and helps small business owners, company employees, and independent contractors with all types of benefit plans. It also provides advice and counsel on topics such as tax and legal regulations, plan designs, and underwriting considerations.

Owner Bob Vinal has been working in the insurance industry for more than 25 years, handling everything from plan design to claims and rating structures. “Our original goal was to provide personal service for every client, and we’ve continued that to this day,” he says.

In an effort to maximize convenience for its clients, Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing also provides administrative assistance for issues such as billing and claim discrepancies, additions and deletions to insurance plans, and COBRA compliance. “We’re a hands-on agency, so we’re always available to answer questions and resolve employee claims problems,” says Mr. Vinal. 

Company Philosophy

“We believe in treating our customers the way we’d want to be treated, so we do whatever we can to assist them with their insurance needs. We stay up-to-date on industry changes so we can provide each client with the best possible options. Our responsive approach to dealing with customers really makes us stand out.”

Serving all of California including San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, San Rafael & Santa Rosa.

Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
401(k) and Retirement Plans
HR Support

All Major Carriers Including Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Blue Shield
Covered California
Delta Dental
Health Net
Health Net
Kaiser
Met Life
Principal Financial
United Healthcare
VSP

Comparative Summary

Health insurance brokers always looking for ways to differentiate themselves from their competition, and those that have earned the prestigious Diamond Certified award are already several steps ahead. In addition to its Diamond Certified status, Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. separates itself by providing highly personalized service in every aspect of its operations—an approach...

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How can I lower my insurance premiums?
A: "There are a variety of ways to lower insurance premiums. First, you should shop around and see what other carriers have to offer. You can also try moving to a high-deductible plan or adding a health reimbursement or savings account. We can n...
Q: Is my company required to offer employee health insurance?
A: "Not at this time, but regulations regarding health insurance mandates are always changing. Part of our service is keeping our clients up-to-date on the latest changes."
Q: How many employees do I need to qualify for group insurance?
A: "You only need a total of two employees to qualify for group insurance."

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Industry Info

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Findings based on statistically reliable research from 207 surveys

Customer Satisfaction

Survey Question: On a scale of 1 to 10 how satisfied were you with the quality you received?
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Company Credentials

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Customer Loyalty

Survey Question: If you needed this product or service in the future, would you use this company again?
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Diamond Certified Qualification

Based on 207 customer surveys, we declare
Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc.
has passed all rating steps and has earned
The Diamond Certified Award
No. 1750
Continuously qualified since April 2011.
David Pak
Director of Ratings Research
American Ratings Corporation

Verbatim Survey Responses From Only Verified Customers

S.C. Verified Customer Name
"The fact that if I ever had a question about my policy, they were able to answer quickly, their customer service is perfect. "
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Company Capabilities Table

Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc.
2882 Sand Hill Road, Suite 119
Menlo Park, CA 94025
(650) 273-0330
(650) 854-4264 fax
DCID6508548963

Mon – Thu: 8am – 5pm
Fri: 8am – 4pm

Serving all of California including San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, San Rafael & Santa Rosa.

Bob Vinal, Owner
27
5
0666634
Liability Insurance, Workers' Compensation
Better Business Bureau, California Association of Health Underwriters (CAHU), National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), Silicon Valley Association of Health Underwriters (SVAHU)
1987
Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) and Retirement Plans, HR Support
All Major Carriers Including Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Shield, Covered California, Delta Dental, Health Net, Kaiser, Met Life, Principal Financial, United Healthcare, VSP
350
Families, Individuals, Small Businesses

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Survey Responses For

Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc.

Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc.: Average 9.2 out of 10 based on 207 unique customer surveys of customer satisfaction.
S.C. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would tell them I highly recommend them, and I highly recommend Mike Langridge. He's a great person to work with."

"The fact that if I ever had a question about my policy, they were able to answer quickly, their customer service is perfect. "

F.F.A. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are able to answers all of the questions I have ever had. They never said they didn't know anything whenever I asked them something."

"I liked their availability. "

B.E. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are a good insurance provider."

"We haven't had any problems with them. They are helpful and responsive."

F.P. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're great, full-service brokers."

"They do a nice job. Scott always gets back to me to answer questions quickly. They're doing a good job."

J.S. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They guided me through the process step by step, which I needed because I'm new to it as an employer providing health care to my employees."

"Scott was very amicable and came on-site a couple times to discuss my concern, so the personal touch."

Jean G. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would recommend them."

"I liked their service. They're nice and helpful. "

P.C. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are fantastic."

"Everything they do is great. They are great at handling insurance."

C.C. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I'm very happy with them."

"They are very personal and knowledgeable. They're fantastic."

T.C. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They're very effective, and they're always responsive."

"They are effective when you need their help. I think they're doing a great job."

P.M.F. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say that they are hands on depending on the level of service you need, responsive to human resource issues, they answer questions, even for the detailed stuff, and they never drop the ball. They're excellent."

"Everyone I've ever worked with has been friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. They do a great job."

Bruce S. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would tell others to use their services over any other's because they know exactly what they're doing, and they are very helpful."

"They break it all down in plain English. "

M.M. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"We are very satisfied with their work."

"They go out of their way to help us whenever we need them to."

D.U. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I think they're an excellent company. "

"They seem to be very knowledgeable. "

A. A. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"Their price is a bit high."

"They are very friendly and whenever I have a question, they are good about answering."

D. U. S. A. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would definitely recommend them."

"I like their quick response when I request something from them."

A. P. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very professional and very much on top of what they are doing."

"I like their great personalized service."

F. S. M. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I think that they work very hard to develop something that will work for you. "

"I like that we get a lot of updates about what is going on. They keep in close contact with us so we never have any surprises."

F. F. A. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They are very easy to deal with."

"Scott was able to answer all of my questions."

Infolinks Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"I would say Bob has been super responsive and very helpful."

"Responsive"

M. V. S. Verified Bay Area Health Insurance Marketing, Inc. Customer Name
Q1:10 out of 10
Q2:Yes
Q3 & Q4:

"They give very personalized attention."

"They are very attentive."