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5 Reasons to buy Travel Insurance

5 Reasons to buy Travel Insurance

During this time of year, many people are preparing their summer travel plans by booking flights & hotels, but many people are overlooking travel insurance. You may be asking: why do I need travel insurance if I have health insurance? Below are 5 reasons why you...

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Is an IUL right for you?

Is an IUL right for you?

Is an Indexed Universal Life (IUL) insurance policy right for you? IULs have exploded since the late 1990’s thanks to Transamerica which first started offering these products in 1997. Now, most major life insurance carriers offer IULs, Term and/or Whole Life...

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Do you still need your 1095 form for 2019?

Do you still need your 1095 form for 2019?

As Tax Day approaches on April 15th, the 1095 form should already be mailed out to you. Your 1095 form is a medical statement used to show the IRS that you were enrolled in a qualified health insurance plan throughout the calendar year. You should treat your 1095...

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Happy Chinese Lunar New Year!

Happy Chinese Lunar New Year!

Gung hay fat choy! February 5th is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. 2019 is the year of the Pig, a symbol of wealth in Chinese culture. This is a great time to take a moment to review the most important symbol of wealth, your health. Make sure to schedule...

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Newsom Proposes New Health Insurance Mandate & Tax Penalty

Newsom Proposes New Health Insurance Mandate & Tax Penalty

On Governor Newsom's first day in office, Newsom proposed reinstating the tax penalty for not having Affordable Care Act-compliant, comprehensive health insurance coverage. The proposal is in response to the recent removal of the federal tax penalty for not having...

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Oscar Health Continues to Grow in California

Oscar Health Continues to Grow in California

For most health insurance carriers in California, we are seeing little change in the provider networks or plan offerings. For Oscar, things have certainly changed over the course of 2018. Oscar started offering business plans in Los Angeles & Orange County on June...

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Trump offers Solution to Cut Medicare Part B Drug Costs

Trump offers Solution to Cut Medicare Part B Drug Costs

President Trump on October 25th proposed a plan to cut drug costs for Medicare recipients by changing the price negotiation structure for Medicare Part B. From 2011 to 2016, Medicare increased their drug costs for Part B by 59% from $17.6 billion in 2011 to $28...

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