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How to Choose the Right Individual Health Insurance

How to Choose the Right Individual Health Insurance

It’s time to buy your health insurance for 2017. Open enrollment for individual health insurance began November 1st and will continue through January 31, 2017. If you are new to purchasing individual health insurance, this is the time of year you must choose a plan for 2017. If you don’t choose a plan now, you will not be able to get individual health insurance again until 2018, unless you have a major “qualifying” event happen in your life, such as getting married or divorced, having a child, making an interstate... Read More

What Every Employer Must Know About Their Group Health Plans

What Every Employer Must Know About Their Group Health Plans

Open enrollment for 2017 insurance plans is just around the corner. If you haven’t already started preparing for your employees’ enrollment in the 2017 group health plans, it’s definitely time to get started. Do you know what you need to know for a successful open enrollment this year?     What Do You Need to Know as an Employer for Open Enrollment? Do you have a grandfathered plan? Knowing whether or not you have a grandfathered plan is critical to making sure you are following the right guidelines. It’s also... Read More

10 Reasons You Want a Health Savings Account

10 Reasons You Want a Health Savings Account

With the soaring cost of health care, many consumers are turning to the health savings account (HSA) as a way to combat rising expenses. This financial option is quickly growing in popularity and has the potential to save you a significant amount of money. The HSA offers another alternative for controlling health care expenses. An HSA encourages the consumer to make healthier lifestyle choices, better health care-related financial decisions, and to invest and save money over time for future medical needs. Here are 10 reasons you want a Health Savings... Read More

Healthy Kids need Healthy Vision

healthy kids need healthy vision

Is an Eye Exam On Your Child’s Back-to-School List?   It’s nearly time to send your children back to school. Did you know that good vision is one of the key factors in school success? It’s true. As much as 80% of a child’s learning occurs visually, both in the classroom and at play. Children who have poor vision skills often avoid reading and other close visual work (like math) as much as possible. They are also likely to tire more quickly and easily and have a shorter attention span. Vision... Read More

How to Choose Quality Health Care

How to Choose Quality Health Care

There are many health plans to choose from. How do you know the health plan you’re choosing has quality providers? The tips below will help you to choose quality health care. Choosing a Health Plan Your health plan affects many things: How much choice you have in your health care providers What kind of care you receive Where you will receive your care How much you will pay for your care For this reason, if you have a choice of health plans, it is vital that you evaluate them carefully... Read More

Why You Need to Use a Broker to Buy Health Insurance

use a broker to buy health insurance

Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, everyone needs to have health insurance. If your employer doesn’t provide health insurance, you will need to buy a policy for you and your family. There are many ways to buy insurance policies and there are many policies to choose from. How do you sort through all the health plans and know that you are getting the right one? Why not make it easy? This is where an insurance broker comes in. An insurance broker can act as... Read More