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Medicare: When To Sign Up

When to Sign Up for Medicare To get the most out of your Medicare and avoid late enrollment penalties, you need to know when to sign up for Medicare or join a Medicare plan.  Speak with a licensed independent Medicare enrollment agent today (912) 660-5236. Knowing When to Sign Up For…
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Medicare Fall Open Enrollment Is Fast Approaching

Medicare’s fall open enrollment period starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7. Medicare fall open enrollment, which starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7, is when you can make changes that take effect Jan. 1.  While you aren’t required to do anything, you can join, switch or leave…
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Medicare Annual Election Period

Medicare Open Enrollment for 2022 Medicare open enrollment – also known as Medicare’s annual election period – runs from October 15 – December 7. During this annual window, you can enroll in Medicare health and drug plans.  New to Medicare? Call (912) 660-5236 to speak with a licensed independent insurance…
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LegalShield: Identity Protection

Protect yourself and your family with identity theft protection through LegalShield. Clients often ask me why I offer identity theft protection through LegalShield when they sign up for insurance. The fact of the matter is life happens. Identity theft happens.  According to AARP, reports of identity theft in the U.S.…
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Term Versus Whole Life Insurance

Should I buy term or whole life insurance? Well, let’s start with the differences between term life versus whole life insurance. Term life insurance covers you for a specified amount of time at a smaller price and is a much simpler type of coverage. Whereas whole life insurance is lifelong…
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What Is Medigap?

Medigap is a supplement policy designed to fill Medicare Part A and Part B coverage gaps. Original Medicare is a fee-for-service health plan made up of two parts:  Part A (Hospital Insurance) and Part B (Medical Insurance).  A supplement policy (Medigap) eliminates or decreases out-of-pocket fees for inpatient and outpatient…
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September Is Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is Life insurance Awareness Month! Use this month to discuss the importance of life insurance with loved ones and find yourself a policy. Protect Your Loved Ones With Life Insurance The pandemic showed us the importance of protecting ourselves and our families from the unexpected. Life insurance is a…

Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare open enrollment for 2022 coverage starts on October 15, 2021, and continues through December 7. During this annual window, Medicare plan enrollees can reevaluate their coverage – whether it’s Original Medicare with supplemental drug coverage or Medicare Advantage – and make changes or purchase new policies if they so…
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Preventive Care May Help Improve Your Overall Health

Checking in on your health and getting recommended preventive care may help improve your overall health. Preventive care means detecting potential issues early before they become major problems. In this blog, you will learn the difference between preventative and diagnostic care, coverage, and how preventative care may help improve your…
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Marketplace Special Enrollment Period And Non-ACA Compliant Plans

Individuals with non-ACA compliant plans (such as short-term policies) should take advantage of the COVID-related Marketplace Special Enrollment Period (SEP), now through August 15.  This SEP is an excellent opportunity for these individuals to make the switch to affordable comprehensive major medical health insurance. August 15 Special Enrollment Deadline The…