Simply because the alternate options are not very attractive Many small business owners in Texas go back and forth when trying to decide whether it would be truly beneficial. In this article, we’ll take a look at a few reasons why a group health insurance plan for a small business would be a good idea. […]
How can I buy an individual health insurance policy? Well you missed it. The government has now limited the open enrollment season for Texas health insurance policies from November 1st to December 15th, 2017, but you are not without options. Let’s take a look at several choices and see if we still can’t get you […]
Pros and cons of small group health insurance versus an individual or family health insurance policy.
As we ended 2016 and began 2017, our agency sensed a “sea change” within our clients and what they want in their health insurance benefits going forward. The frustration over the Affordable Care Act along with the government’s inability to make any real changes going forward was palpable. Since the government seems incapable of agreeing […]
I’m very surprised that since the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act has been in place since 2010, that many of you are still not aware of the basic rules and what it can do for you. Please don’t get political on me, this is simply a case study of one of our clients who […]
This is a common question from our clients and the answer is ever changing. As a local, Houston based, health insurance broker, we have shifted our focus primarily based on the federal government’s inability to resolve the issue. In years past, we were more focused on the individual and family markets, but now we are […]
Well we knew it wouldn’t last forever, but the Federal government just passed down another rule change that will provide another small roadblock for some Texas small businesses who wish to form a small group plan. In years past, we used to be able to form a small group plan for businesses that were made […]
Selected Benefits, Inc. prides itself on working with self-employed individuals to help them obtain affordable and comprehensive health care coverage. With health care reform on the horizon, many of our clients are concerned that the new laws will affect them adversely. To allay those fears, here are five ways health care reform can help the […]
First of all, don’t panic. Many of the health insurance carriers have recently announced that they will no longer be offering policies on the Marketplace in 2017. That’s ok because only about 1/3 of our clients even have a Marketplace plan. Just about all of the carriers will be offering just as many options off the Marketplace; also called “Off-Exchange”.
Odds are that if you purchased your plan on the Marketplace, also known as the, Federal Exchange, you are currently receiving a federal subsidy to help pay some of your monthly premium. If your carrier decides to discontinue Marketplace plans for 2017, you have numerous options.
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