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.

How to get a PPO!

If you’ve been trying to get insurance during the Open Enrollment, which ends December 15th, you have probably noticed you can’t get a PPO or Preferred Provider Organizations.  PPOs are only offered in the Small and Large Group markets.  The reason why is a topic for a future blog.  This topic is about how to get Read more about How to get a PPO![…]

Are you ready?

Open enrollment for individual and family insurance for 2018 begins on November 1, 2017, and runs through December 15, 2017.  After that date, you will no longer be able to get insurance without any questions being asked. It costs nothing to use a broker or agent.  Don’t just by the cheapest insurance.  It could cost Read more about Are you ready?[…]

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[…]