Group health insurance is a type of health insurance plan that businesses extend to their employees – and sometimes – the dependents of those individuals. Small and large business owners generally pay a part of the monthly premiums (or all of the premiums). The incentive for these businesses to provide group coverage is the large… Continue Reading What is Group Policy Insurance?
Every year thousands of people turn 65 and face choices for their healthcare insurance. Figuring out Medicare alone is hard enough, but when you have retiree options to consider from an employer as well, things can get tricky. Should you accept that employer coverage or go with Medicare and a Medigap plan? Which route is… Continue Reading Retiree Coverage or Medicare Primary: Which is Better?
The Flexibility of the Employer Group Waiver Plan There are several ways Benistar can help employers provide prescription drug benefits to their Medicare-eligible retirees. One way we do this is by providing flexibility in the plans that we offer, doing our best to reduce member disruption and noise for the employer. By attempting to match plan… Continue Reading The Flexibility of the EGWP
Click here to read a quick article in Time Magazine on How To Time Your Medicare Enrollment. The article explains the difference between initial, Medigap, general and special enrollments. If you’d like to talk to one of our specialists on setting up enrollment for your post-65 retiree group, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The CMS has released new data on hospital and physician utilization. “These data releases will give patients, researchers, and providers continued access to information to transform the health care delivery system,” said acting CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt. “It’s important for consumers, their providers, researchers and other stakeholders to understand the delivery of care and spending under… Continue Reading New Medicare data available – Benistar