It makes me MAD

During the Open Enrollment, I’ve talked to hundreds of people.  Some are getting conned by bad insurance agents.  I call them bad because they either don’t know, don’t care, or are just plain crooked.  If you bought a Short-Term plan or an Individual PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) and the Agent didn’t explain the difference between a Read more about It makes me MAD[…]

Open Enrollment is Almost Over!

You have until this Friday, the 15th to select a health insurance plan, without answering any health questions.  According to Forbes and the Motley Fool, “medical debt is the No. 1 source of personal bankruptcy filings in the U.S.”  Having health insurance can help you avoid this.  Don’t delay. Call us with any questions, 512-417-6058.

Don’t Get Scammed this Enrollment

Many people are being lured into Short-Term insurance policies with the thought or hope they will be covered.  It isn’t that simple.  People are looking at the cost of Qualified Health Plans and thinking there must be a cheaper option.  There is.  Going without insurance altogether and hoping nothing happens.  Short of that, there are short-term Read more about Don’t Get Scammed this Enrollment[…]

What is an “Oscar”?

There is a new entrant into Travis County for insurance.  It is called, Oscar.  Those of you looking for health insurance are very limited in your choices.  For years, Blue Cross Blue Shield has really been the only viable choice.  Now that Oscar has emerged, Blue Cross Blue Shield has some competition.  Let me briefly explain Read more about What is an “Oscar”?[…]

Did you lie about having health insurance on your tax form?

You don’t have to answer that, but on April 15, 2016, when you file your 2015 taxes, the IRS will know if you had a QHP or Qualified Health Plan or not. Insurance Carriers are now supposed to collect your Social Security number and report it to the IRS has having health insurance.  They have Read more about Did you lie about having health insurance on your tax form?[…]

What Most People Don’t Know About Deductibles

In addition to selling insurance I work with Providers helping them understand all the new regulations and how the Affordable Care Act will affect them. Recently I spoke with a Medical Biller about provider charges, the incredibly high deductibles patients must meet for their insurance plan and what Payer consider to be an allowable service. Read more about What Most People Don’t Know About Deductibles[…]