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19
Oct

Knowing Your Open Enrollment Options In 2018

Here are some important reminders to help guide you through the 2018 Open Enrollment process. You may have recently received a letter from your health insurance carrier about the 2018 year. If the letter was confusing, don’t worry—a licensed Benefits Counselor will help you navigate your health insurance elections for the 2018 coverage year. Need …

19
Oct

What You Need For Open Enrollment 2018

Open Enrollment 2018 is just around the corner and for many, this is the only time to secure health insurance coverage for you and your dependents. Since the beginning of the Affordable Care Act, the term Open Enrollment refers to the specific period of time each year when an individual can enroll in, or switch, …

5
Oct

Beyond Health: The Ancillary Benefits Your Association Needs

We’ve all heard of Health Insurance, but it’s not uncommon to hear the term “Ancillary Benefits” in the same sentence. But while everyone is familiar with health insurance, not everyone is equally familiar with ancillary benefits. So, what exactly are they and should you be offering them to your employees? First and foremost, while health …

28
Sep

Visit a Dentist— ANY Dentist

The Member Group Comprehensive PPO is a dental plan that can help you save1 and get the care you need. No matter who your dentist may be, with the MetLife Preferred Dentist Program, the power to choose and save is yours. Here are the facts: You can go to any licensed dentist, in or out …

24
Aug

3 Benefits of Group Health Insurance For Employers

Group health insurance is usually provided by an employer and can cover just the employee or even the employee’s spouse and children. Not providing group health coverage could be a major misstep for some companies regardless of size, as there are a number of benefits to providing Group Health Insurance coverage. 1. Lower Costs Than …

6
Jul

Waiting to Enroll in a Medigap Policy Could Cost You

Throughout our lives, we have a number of birthdays but only a few age milestones ever really stand out—thirteen, sixteen, eighteen, twenty-one, forty, and sixty-five. The milestones get fewer as we age, but few are as important as the final one. If you or someone you love is soon to turn 65, there are a …

8
Jun

6 Best Online Stores to Purchase Eyeglasses From

With a variety of lens materials, types, and coatings available to choose from – sitting in your optometrist’s office listening to the tech rattle off your options can understandably feel overwhelming. For the most part, consumers want something to get the job done at the lowest possible price unless they have other very specific concerns. …

20
Apr

Final Market Stabilization Rule

Did you know that approximately 500,000 fewer Americans enrolled in a plan during the open enrollment in 2017 than in 2016? The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued the final market stabilization rule. The goal is to increase choices, lower premiums and encourage stability in health insurance markets for 2018. The rule makes ...
10
Feb

Loss of Coverage

You may qualify for a special enrollment period if you or anyone in your household lost qualified health coverage. You have 60 days from the date of your qualifying life event to enroll in coverage.

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