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What If We Put Your Doctor on Commission?

By |January 25th, 2016|

Health insurance companies like Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana have a long history of trying to slow down the rapidly rising cost of healthcare. Over the years, a variety of strategies have emerged. Frankly, we’ve tried lots of stuff. When a company comes to us because their employee […]

‘My Premiums Just Went Up HOW Much? What the Heck?’

By |January 18th, 2016|

I can’t help but notice some folks talking on our social media about eye-popping price increases. I’m hearing talk of premiums doubling, or even tripling, since last year. What’s the story with this?

First of all, let’s set the record straight: if you were allowed to continue into 2016 the policy […]

Get Going! You’re Almost Out of Time!

By |January 11th, 2016|

Jan. 15, 2016, is an important date if you are buying health insurance coverage on healthcare.gov. It means, as of this posting (Monday, Jan. 11, 2016), you have four days to make a decision to get a plan for February 1, 2016. If you don’t hit buy and select a […]

Decoding Health Insurance Alphabet Soup

By |January 4th, 2016|

The Difference Among PPO, HMO and High-Value Networks

PPO, HMO, HV – health insurance is a mess of acronyms. Even if you’ve had health insurance for years, you may not know what this alphabet soup really means. I can help with that.

In general, Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) networks seek to include […]