Health Insurance

Benefits Buzz August 2017

Did You Know?

The Department of Labor (DOL) has officially dropped its support of the new overtime rule.  The rule, originally scheduled to take effect in December 2016, was halted by a federal court soon before its enactment.

Tis the Season for an Insurance Review

As another year comes to an end, it’s good to take stock of changes in your life or lifestyle that will affect your insurance protection in the New Year to come. The end of the year is a good time to conduct an insurance review to see if your policies still reflect the coverage you need or want. If changes are in order, it’s best to make them now so you can face the New Year with confidence knowing you’re fully protected against any eventuality. 

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare is a type of medical insurance offered by the government designed to meet the needs of people who are either disabled or over the age of 65. Medicare offers coverage for both doctors and hospital visits through Parts A and Parts B, but there are also supplemental policies that can be added to fill in the various gaps that A and B don't cover.

Insuring Your College Student

Sending a child off to college is a significant milestone that represents the culmination of years of planning and hard work. As you prepare for the start of the semester, you should consider how your insurance needs may change with your son or daughter away at school.

Benefits Buzz August 2018

Did You Know?

Amazon announced it will be purchasing the online pharmacy PillPack.  The deal is expected to close before the end of the year.

The PillPack, an online pharmacy startup that earned more than $100 million in revenue last year, Amazon is now able to enter the prescription market.

Get Active to Improve Your Health

Did you know that exercising regularly could help you fight off chronic conditions and diseases?  Exercise can help control your blood pressure, blood sugar and weight, raise your "good" cholesterol, and prevent diseases such as colorectal cancer, heart disease and Type 2 diabetes.  If you're ready to get active, keep the following tips in mind:

4 Screenings for Men's Health

Preventative care, including regular doctor visits, is important for everyone.  There are certain tests and screenings that are specific to men and their needs.  Consider incorporating these four screenings, tests and exams into your life to promote good health and prevent the onset of certain conditions.