Archive for the 'Consumer Driven Health Care' Category

Get Out of the Box!

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

Know your carriers, their products and services.

Knock, Knock. Who’s there?

Monday, June 21st, 2010

Maybe it’s you.  Maybe it’s another agent knocking on doors!   Do you find yourself only calling on your clients at renewal or not proactively soliciting new business?  Well, prepare yourself to start “knocking” again, and with a purpose!  The Gilston Agency now has printable resources available to you regarding health insurance reform that you can [...]

The Check is in the Mail…Almost

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Many of you who sell to the Senior Market are aware that one of the items in the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act) offers a rebate to the seniors who enter the doughnut hole with their prescription drug coverage in 2010.  Last week, the Obama Administration announced that the $250 rebate checks are [...]

2011 HSA Amounts Released Early

Friday, May 7th, 2010

According to several sources the 2011 HSA limits have been released 3 weeks ahead of the IRS formal release. The 2011 limits mirror the 2010 limits as indicated below:

Reform in Progress through CDHPs

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Health care reform was upon us well before the conservative Democratic Blue Dogs dug in their heals or frustration boiled over at town hall meetings.  We have already begun dramatic health care reform with the increase in consumer driven health care.  Enrollments in CDHPs have surged for covered workers in the employer-based system from 4% [...]