Seasons Change and So Do Coverage Needs: College Students and Recent Grads Hit the Short-Term Market

Spring is upon us – though more apparent in some parts of the country than others – and that means summer is warming up right around the corner. That also means the spring semester will end soon at colleges and universities across the country, leaving many students and recent graduates with expired health coverage. Past…… Continue reading Seasons Change and So Do Coverage Needs: College Students and Recent Grads Hit the Short-Term Market

Clean Up Your Clients’ Coverage Needs for National Kidney Month

Spring cleaning season is upon us, a fitting time to raise awareness of kidney health. March is National Kidney Month, and the National Kidney Foundation is using the month to encourage Americans to visit their healthcare professionals for a checkup. As an agent, you have the opportunity to talk to your clients about this health…… Continue reading Clean Up Your Clients’ Coverage Needs for National Kidney Month

Endorse Your Clients’ Heart Health During February’s American Heart Month

Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. It is the leading cause of death of women and of men in the United States1. Consider these lifestyle factors: Diet is a major contributor to this deadly disease: 90% of Americans consume too much sodium, increasing their risk for high blood pressure2. The…… Continue reading Endorse Your Clients’ Heart Health During February’s American Heart Month

Road to Expand Short-Term Medical Offerings is Wide Open in 2018

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

Help Your Clients Make Safe Toys and Gifts Part of Their Holidays

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

Encourage Your Clients to Not Light Up for the Great American Smokeout

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

It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Open Enrollment

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