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Losing your coverage? Your deadline to get a new plan is earlier than you think.

As we march through the dog days of summer, our office has been processing a lot of Special Enrollment health insurance applications lately. Whereas anyone can apply in November through February’s Open Enrollment, Special Enrollment is limited to those with a Qualifying Event.  These are things like marriage, divorce, birth, returning to the US from abroad, or losing your existing coverage, among others. While you... Read Article

The Million Dollar Mistake your company makes…EVERY YEAR

Fourth quarter seems to come quicker and quicker every year. Somewhere in the middle of it, you receive your employee benefits renewal package, usually accompanied by a nice big rate increase.  Your carrier says this change is “necessary” because of “the rising cost of health care” or “demographic changes in your area” or “new claims experience.”   This obviously doesn’t sit well. You call your... Read Article

Your step-by-step guide to enrolling in Medicare and replacing your old health insurance plan

  UPDATE 8/16/2017:  If you’ve come here looking for information on how to transition from your current health insurance plan to a Medicare plan, you’ve come to the right place- BUT, we’re the first to admit this post is LONG.  If you don’t want to get into the nitty gritty details on exactly how everything works and just want the Medicare Enrollment Checklist, click here... Read Article