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New Coverage Options for 2019: Short-Term Plans are Back

An important insurance change for those under 65: short-term insurance plans are back!

Federal lawmakers ruled to allow people to buy short-term, limited-duration health coverage that lasts up to 12 months and can be renewed for an additional, maximum of 36 months.

Previously, the Affordable Care Act limited these plans to a maximum of three months of coverage, renewable for another three months depending on the insurance carrier. This decision comes after lawmakers saw expansion of these plans as a way to make healthcare coverage more affordable for people who have been priced out of the individual market.

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2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced

piggy bank and stethoscopeDate: 2016-11-10
Title: 2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced

2017 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2017 premiums for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services (Part B) programs.

Medicare Part B Premiums/Deductibles
Medicare Part B covers physician services, outpatient hospital services, certain home health services, durable medical equipment, and other items.

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Open Enrollment 2017: Should I Stay or Should I Change My Plan?

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Join us for our 2017 Medicare Meetings

Medicare Advantage plans and prescription drug plans are about to go into their Annual Open Enrollment Period (OEP). There are several reasons to review your Wisconsin 2016 plan with a licensed insurance agent each year.

Many individuals on Medicare in Wisconsin for plan year 2016 are currently enrolled in one of these top three: AARP United Healthcare’s Medicare plan, Humana’s Medicare plan, or Anthem’s Medicare plan. Many individuals on Medicare could be enrolled in a Medicare Supplement as well, along with a stand alone prescription drug plan. During the Medicare Open Enrollment Period, which goes from October 15 through December 7, 2016, you can shop both Medicare advantage plans and prescription drug plans (PDP).

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The Most Affordable Health Insurance Wisconsin Citizens Can Get

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Making your prescriptions more affordable

You might ask, “What is the most affordable health insurance Wisconsin citizens can get?” That’s what FHK is here to answer for you. We understand in these trying times that affordable health insurance that does what you need it to is increasingly difficult to come by. We pride ourselves on being experts in the field of health insurance, and also finding you the best value of your payments.

Affordable Health Insurance Benefits to Consider

Outlining what is most important to you in a health insurance plan is step one. Knowing what you need and want is half the battle of finding affordable health insurance.

Consider the benefits you’re looking for:

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Is it too late to get Obamacare?

get-affordable-coverage-for-your-familyHas the deadline to sign up for Obamacare passed? No. For those of you that have yet to enroll in a plan, the deadline is fast approaching, February 15th, 2015. The 15th falls on a Sunday this year, and FHK will be open this weekend on both Saturday the 14th and Sunday the 15th during normal business hours, 8:00am until 5:00pm. If this upcoming deadline has you nervous at all, do not worry. The skilled agents at FHK are here to help.

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4 Dates You Need to Know

aca updates picIs November 15th, 2014 marked on your calendar? If not, it should be.  This is the first day that you are able to begin enrolling and shopping for marketplace plans. Anyone that requires health coverage through the Affordable Care Act, regardless if you already have coverage, or are looking for a new plan, will need to be on the marketplace.

December 15, 2014 is another extremely important deadline. In order for your new coverage to begin by January 1st, you must be enrolled by this date.  If you are confused on how to get Obamacare, let us simplify it for you:

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