Medicare Part A, B, C & D

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare Breaking down the basics & what each part covers.   Provided by M. Zachary Zinser   Whether your 65th birthday is on the horizon or decades away, you should understand the parts of Medicare – what they cover, and where they come from.   Parts A & […]

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Here is a guide that United HealthCare issues in the month of June.  June is Men’s Health Awareness Month. June is Men’s Health Awareness Month

3 Common Medicare Questions

This is always a popular topic; it seems we get calls about this weekly.  Here are three common questions.   1 – When Should I Apply? Medicare eligibility begins when a person turns 65, or has a qualifying disability.   Applicants should start applying for Part A of Medicare the three months prior to a […]

Updated Enrollment Numbers

I read in some online publications today that President Obama’s administration finally released some enrollment numbers of citizens enrolling in medical insurance plans for January 2014. I have my own questions about these numbers. Some of this information is taken from articles across the Web, but most of it is from Ezra Klein’s blog, which […]

Understanding ObamaCare

Here is some information to help you navigate Obamacare. 1 – Does your current health insurance plan need to change? If you have a grandfathered plan your going to be able to keep your plan (as long as the health insurance company you have your grandfathered plan with allows you to do so). If you […]

November Diabetes Awareness Month

Here is a newsletter that United Health Care puts together about Diabetes Awareness. November Diabetes Newsletter

Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange

We are a week away from the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange.  I’m in the process of completing the training in order to sell in the exchange.  Hopefully rates will be available soon. kynect.ky.gov    

Follow Up Post to The Cost of Health Care

As a Board Member of our Professional Association (Greater Louisville Association of Health Underwriters, or GLAHU) I’m currently Co-Chair of our Media Relations.  I try to submit something monthly, and especially when there is a major story on health care or health insurance.  I think I’ve had at least three in the paper over the […]

Kentucky Expands Medicaid

Yesterday Governor Steve Beshear announced Kentucky’s decision to expand Medicaid.  A link to the article in the Courier-Journal is below: http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130509/PRIME07/305090046 Figures from the 2012 U.S. Census Bureau tells us that 308,000 Kentuckians will now be eligible for this coverage.  The next step is for these newly eligible citizens is to enroll.  The National Association […]

The Cost of Health Care

On the front page of the Louisville Courier-Journal this morning (and the first story I heard this morning on CNN), the headline reads “The Cost of Health Care”.  Apparently hospitals try to make money, who knew? In all seriousness, this is something that we’ve been talking to our clients about since 2003.  This is a […]