Tag: affordable care act

Open Enrollment…What?

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Pill and Money

Every year I have the opportunity and pleasure to re-certify for Medicare with each of our Insurance Companies servicing Medicare. For most seniors, this is time to scramble and find the best plan for their current situation and needs.  The governing body responsible for this oversight is the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.  CMS also determines the Open Enrollment dates for Medicare Advantage plans and now, Affordable Care Act…

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Are You Subsidizing Health Care Subsidy?

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Washington DC

As an insurance agent, specifically for this blog, health insurance; I am inundated with information regarding health care costs and questioned about the tax and cost implications thereof. From a statistical perspective, or in the insurance world, actuarial statistics- the increase in health care costs are directly influenced by the increase in risk.  In other words, the fact that people are no longer underwritten for health care policies for certain…

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Affordable Care Act-Not Obamacare

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Doctor Greeting Patient

I was privileged enough to watch about 15 minutes of the State of The Union address the other night.  Political affiliation, or not, I could not help but notice the dynamics of the whole room of “representatives”.   I know crowd psychology as a musician, and I understand how masses of people are moved or swayed because of an initial response to a particular agenda, idea or emotion.  This was very…

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