Monthly Archives: April 2017


Aetna is one of the largest health insurance companies in the nation. They offer a broad product portfolio, including senior products like Medicare, group insurance for both small and large companies, ancillary products, international products, as well as under 65 health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. In regards to the latter, Aetna provides insurance […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: Aetna


United Healthcare is the largest health insurer in America. For the most part, their focus has lately been on group insurance products, as well as ancillary. As for individual medical, they’ve largely stayed out of the market. When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) went into effect in 2010, United Healthcare participated in a few […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: United Healthcare


The Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) own five Blue Cross Blue Shields: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana In these five states, Blue Cross Blue […]

Top Health Insurance Carriers: Blue Cross Blue Shield



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Don’t you think in-house financing is a much better option to finance patients? In-house financing greatly benefits clients. However, it is not something most dentists offer. It requires accounting, bookkeeping, etc, which creates more work for the provider. So though it is rarely offered, in-house financing is great for patients, especially […]

In-House Financing Plus an Indemnity Dental Plan Equals Great Coverage



If you haven’t already, you need to finish your taxes by tomorrow, April 18. For many Americans, federal income taxes are not the only thing due tomorrow; those who failed to have health insurance for the 2016-2017 plan year are also subject to pay the penalty. Though it’s been heavily […]

Tax Deadline Means Health Insurance Questions



Scheduled Benefit Accident Plans Accident plans vary, and typically fall into one of two major categories. The first type of accident plan uses a scheduled benefit system. This means that every medical expenditure, whether it’s a broken arm or a flu shot, has a set price. For instance, the insurer may […]

What You Need to Know about Accident Plans


Whether you’re shopping for a qualified health plan, a short-term medical plan, accident plan, dental plan, etc., limitations and exclusions may apply. It’s important to understand the limitations with the plan you’re shopping for before purchasing it. Typically, the limitations and exclusions of health plans are standard across all insurance […]

Limitations and Exclusions on Health Plans


Short-term medical has undergone several changes this year. It used to be available for extended periods of time with the option of renewal every year. However, a new law, which went into effect April 1, 2017, restricted short-term medical plans to three-month coverage periods. In addition to the three-month period, the […]

Short-Term Medical Changes in 2017