IA Insurance Blog

Confused About Medicare?

Are you confused about Medicare?  If you are turning 65 in the coming months or if you are already 65 but have questions and concerns about Medicare, you are not alone.  What is Part A and B?  Do I need both?  What is Medicare Advantage?  Is that different than a Medicare Supplement?  How are my prescription drugs covered?  These are all great questions and ones that we can help you understand!

Broker Service

According to a new Zywave white paper, what employers are looking for from their broker is changing more than ever.  In an article posted on the Employee Benefit Advisor, Zywave's Dave O'Brien says that "brokers focus on price, price, price, but the top reasons employers left their broker was because they did not provide the level of service expected, did not keep them abreast of regulatory and legal issues, and did not properly manage insurance options."

ACA

In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal talks about how HHS now says it will no longer attempt to verify individual eligibility for insurance subsidies and instead will rely on self-reporting, with minimal efforts to verify if the information consumers provide is accurate.