Beginning on November 1, 2020, individuals (including families) may apply for new health insurance, switch to a different health-care plan, or re-enroll in their current plan through a Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open enrollment period for 2021 health coverage ends on December 15, 2020.Continue reading
Like anyone else, you want a life insurance policy that meets your needs and budget. But how do you find the right policy when there are so many to choose from and many of them seem so similar? The key is knowing how to compare policies and evaluate the results.
The amended rules under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provide flexibility for health-care spending related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. 1
When was the last time you reviewed your Life Insurance coverage? Will it cover your family’s current needs? Are you paying for out-dated overages or missing new options? Have there been price reductions since you purchased your policy?
The Medicare Open Enrollment Period is the time during which Medicare beneficiaries can make new choices and pick plans that work best for them. Each year, Medicare plan costs and coverage typically change. In addition, your health-care needs may have changed over the past year. Continue reading
An insurance coverage review is a periodic reassessment of your insurance need. The main objectives are to confirm that the level of insurance coverage you have is still adequate, to alert you to shortages in coverage that can occur due to changes in your life, and to ensure that any cash value policies are performing as expected. Continue reading
Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts change annually. Here’s a look at some of the costs that will apply in 2019 if you’re enrolled in Original Medicare (Part A and Part B). Continue reading
Not every older American ends up in a nursing home or a retirement community. In fact, most older individuals continue to live at home, many with the assistance of some type of in-home care. In-home care can help you remain independent, and delay the need to enter a nursing home or an assisted-living facility. Continue reading
Beginning on November 1, 2018, individuals (including their families) may apply for new health insurance or switch to a different health-care plan through a Health Insurance Marketplace under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The open enrollment period for 2019 health coverage ends on December 15, 2018. Continue reading
If you’re covered by Medicare, here’s some welcome news — Medicare drug coverage can help you handle the rising cost of prescriptions.