Short-term medical (STM) coverage, a type of health insurance designed to help bridge gaps in your clients’ health coverage, offers consumers flexibility in coverage length and cost. While it does not provide the minimum essential health benefits by the Affordable Care Act (ACA), it can serve as an affordable option for those facing life-altering transition…… Continue reading Road to Expand Short-Term Medical Offerings is Wide Open in 2018
The holiday season shopping season is upon us as we prepare to celebrate, share laughs and good times with loved ones, and exchange gifts. Prevent Blindness America, a non-profit group dedicated to advocating for eye care and healthy vision, has declared December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month to help adults make the best…… Continue reading Help Your Clients Make Safe Toys and Gifts Part of Their Holidays
Each year on the third Thursday of November, the American Cancer Society invites smokers to participate in the Great American Smokeout, an event focused on preventing disease and death caused by cigarettes and tobacco. According to the American Cancer Society1, “by quitting – even for 1 day – smokers will be taking an important step toward…… Continue reading Encourage Your Clients to Not Light Up for the Great American Smokeout
The holiday season and Open Enrollment have arrived (whether we’re ready for it or not), and so have opportunities for your clients to spend time with their loved ones. Food, laughs, and gifts are likely on their agenda, but something else – something more important – may be as well: health. Whether your clients are…… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Open Enrollment
Approximately 1 in 8 women born today in the United States will get breast cancer at some point, the second most common kind of cancer in women1. While most women can survive breast cancer if it’s detected and treated early 1, there are several lifestyle factors that your clients should consider when assessing risk, including:…… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Help Your Clients Protect Themselves
Open Enrollment is just around the corner, and it’s important that you provide your clients with up-to-date details about coverage options that fit their health concerns, budget, and lifestyle needs. If you’re enrolling clients in ACA coverage, here are some important dates to remember: November 1, 2017 Open Enrollment Period begins December 15, 2017 Open…… Continue reading Open Enrollment is Approaching: Are You Ready?
“Eat your spinach!” “Don’t trade your banana at lunch!” “Yes, you have to clean your plate. And yes, that includes the Brussels sprouts!” Most of us heard these messages – or something similar – from our parents when we were kids. Your members may not have always considered fruits and veggies to be the most…… Continue reading Pack Your Plate for Fruits and Veggies Month