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When Is Open Enrollment for 2024?

When Is Open Enrollment for 2024?

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The 2024 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) begins November 1, 2023, and ends January 15, 2024, in most states. The chart below shows the 2024 OEP dates for the states that use the federal ACA exchange. Coverage begins January 1. If you have a Special Enrollment Period, coverage will begin the first day of the month […]

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  1. Healthcare Reform News Updates

    Healthcare Reform News Updates

    53-minute read

    Stay up-to-date on Healthcare Reform. Below is a summary of recent events to help you stay current on healthcare reform news all in one place. Healthcare Reform Update for September 21, 2023 CMS: New rule improves Medicare Savings Program enrollment for 10 million people A new rule finalized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

  2. Medigap Plans: 6 Tips for Medicare Supplement Insurance

    Medigap Plans: 6 Tips for Medicare Supplement Insurance

    8-minute read

    Looking for Medigap plans? You know…A Medicare Supplement Insurance plan to bridge coverage gaps to help protect your health and your pocketbook. Medicare Supplement Insurance is also called Medigap. Choosing the right Medigap plan has a lot to do with knowing when and how to buy. But there are a lot of variables to consider, […]

  3. Medicare Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    Medicare Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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    Medicare can be hard to understand, especially if you’re close to turning 65 and this is your first experience with it. To get you started, we’ve provided Medicare answers to some of the most common Medicare FAQs.. Who Qualifies for Medicare? To qualify for Medicare, you need to be a U.S. citizen or legal resident […]

  4. Special Needs Plan: What It Is and Why You Might Want One

    Special Needs Plan: What It Is and Why You Might Want One

    4-minute read

    When it comes time for open enrollment each fall, you may hear about the Medicare Advantage Special Needs Plans (SNPs). These are a type of Medicare Advantage plan for people with additional heath needs, often due to a serious or chronic condition such as diabetes or dementia. They are also available to people who qualify […]

  5. Caffeine Addiction: 7 Healthy Ways to Curb the Craving

    Caffeine Addiction: 7 Healthy Ways to Curb the Craving

    4-minute read

    Ready to beat your caffeine addiction? If you’re used to starting the day with a cup of coffee, energy drink, tea or supplements loaded with caffeine, you’re not alone.  An estimated 80% of adults in the U.S. drink caffeine every day.1 Caffeine may offer a quick pick-me-up. Caffeine has some downsides, too. Ready to beat […]

  6. What are the benefits of health eating?

    What are the benefits of health eating?

    3-minute read

    If eating healthy was as easy as grabbing a quick bag of chips, we’d all do it. Even if it’s hard to start, the benefits of eating healthy can follow us for years to come. Not only that, setting up healthy habits in the home can be beneficial for your family too. Keep reading to […]

  7. Supplemental Orthodontic Insurance: 4 Smile-Friendly Tips

    Supplemental Orthodontic Insurance: 4 Smile-Friendly Tips

    3-minute read

    Need braces for you or your kid? If you’re worried it’s going to be expensive, you’re not alone. The good news: with supplemental orthodontic insurance, it could be more affordable than you think. Without insurance, the average cost for braces is $5,000 to $6,000.1 But the more orthodontic care you need to fix your teeth, […]

  8. What Small Business Employee Benefits Should You Offer?

    What Small Business Employee Benefits Should You Offer?

    6-minute read

    What small business employee benefits should you offer? You’ve got lots of options. But you want to find the right mix of benefits that meet the needs of your employees AND your budget. Right? In this article, we’ll show you the 7 most common small business employee benefits employers offer, explain how they work, and […]

  9. Protect Your Assets With Long-Term Care Insurance

    Protect Your Assets With Long-Term Care Insurance

    3-minute read

    Even if you’re healthy when you retire, it isn’t guaranteed you’ll stay healthy throughout your retirement. As you get older, it’s only natural to experience normal aging that effects the heart, bones and joints. But it’s important to prepare for potentially serious health conditions. Some people may feel that there are pros and cons to long-term care […]

  10. How to slow down taste deterioration as you age

    How to slow down taste deterioration as you age

    2-minute read

    As the years go by, some may find themselves reaching for more salt, pepper, ketchup, hot sauce—anything to give your meal an extra kick. If this sounds familiar, you may have a bigger issue than bland food. More than 200,000 people see their doctors due to issue with their sense of taste or smell every […]

  11. Help maintain your health with regular physical exams

    Help maintain your health with regular physical exams

    2-minute read

    Did you know you’re supposed to see your doctor even when you’re healthy? Through regular checkups, your doctor can learn about your personal and family medical history, screen for potential or ongoing medical issues, and even help you determine your risk for future health problems. Establishing a relationship with a regular physician also makes it […]

  12. Why swimming has big benefits for seniors and women

    Why swimming has big benefits for seniors and women

    2-minute read

    Not only can swimming be fun and rewarding, it’s also an incredible aerobic and all-over-body exercise. Because of the resistance and support water-based exercises provide, swimming is accessible to people of various ages and physical ability. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of swimming for seniors and women. Benefits of swimming for seniors Swimming […]

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© 2023 HealthMarkets Insurance Agency. All rights reserved.

To send a complaint to Medicare, call 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users should call 1- 877-486-2048), 24 hours a day/7 days a week). If your complaint involves a broker or agent, be sure to include the name of the person when filing your grievance.

We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact Medicare.gov, 1-800-MEDICARE, or your local State Health Insurance Program to get information on all of your options.

Attention: This website is operated by HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. and is not the Health Insurance Marketplace® website. HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and DC. Not all agents are licensed to sell all products. Service and product availability varies by state. Sales agents may be compensated based on a consumer’s enrollment in an insurance plan. No obligation to enroll. Agent cannot provide tax or legal advice. Contact your tax or legal professional to discuss details regarding your individual business circumstances. Our quoting tool is provided for your information only. All quotes are estimates and are not final until consumer is enrolled. Medicare has neither reviewed nor endorsed this information.

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency offers the opportunity to enroll in either QHPs or off-Marketplace coverage. Please visit HealthCare.gov for information on the benefits of enrolling in a QHP. Off-Marketplace coverage is not eligible for the cost savings offered for coverage through the Marketplaces.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call the Plan’s customer service phone number for more information.

49075-HM-1022

© 2023 HealthMarkets Insurance Agency. All rights reserved.

To send a complaint to Medicare, call 1-800-MEDICARE (TTY users should call 1- 877-486-2048), 24 hours a day/7 days a week). If your complaint involves a broker or agent, be sure to include the name of the person when filing your grievance.

We do not offer every plan available in your area. Any information we provide is limited to those plans we do offer in your area. Please contact Medicare.gov, 1-800-MEDICARE, or your local State Health Insurance Program to get information on all of your options.

Attention: This website is operated by HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. and is not the Health Insurance Marketplace® website. HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. is licensed as an insurance agency in all 50 states and DC. Not all agents are licensed to sell all products. Service and product availability varies by state. Sales agents may be compensated based on a consumer’s enrollment in an insurance plan. No obligation to enroll. Agent cannot provide tax or legal advice. Contact your tax or legal professional to discuss details regarding your individual business circumstances. Our quoting tool is provided for your information only. All quotes are estimates and are not final until consumer is enrolled. Medicare has neither reviewed nor endorsed this information.

HealthMarkets Insurance Agency offers the opportunity to enroll in either QHPs or off-Marketplace coverage. Please visit HealthCare.gov for information on the benefits of enrolling in a QHP. Off-Marketplace coverage is not eligible for the cost savings offered for coverage through the Marketplaces.

This information is not a complete description of benefits. Call the Plan’s customer service phone number for more information.

49075-HM-1022