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HealthMarkets Acquires TeamUP Insurance Services
Continues to expand its offerings for brokers serving the Senior Market NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, Inc. (“HealthMarkets”) announced today that it has acquired TeamUP Insurance Services, Inc. (“TeamUP”), a Southern California based Medicare focused distribution organization. The acquisition of TeamUp follows HealthMarkets’ January 2016 acquisition of Excelsior Insurance Brokerage, Inc. (“Excelsior”), … Continue reading HealthMarkets Acquires TeamUP Insurance Services
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Insurance Agency Crowdsources Public Input on Healthcare Reform For President & Congress
Agency Checklists
During the healthcare reform effort, Agency Checklists happened across an innovative and timely website using #OurCare as its domain’s tagname. #OurCare offers the public an opportunity to voice their preferences for what they believe any federal healthcare bill should include. However, #OurCare also allows its visitors to build their own bill and, by using social … Continue reading →
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Replace Obamacare? Website lets public create its own reform bill
Star-Telegram
As Congress considers options for repealing and replacing Obamacare, what kind of healthcare system would you like to see in its place? A North Richland Hills-based insurance company has pioneered a crowdsourcing technology to give ordinary Americans a voice in the healthcare debate. If it catches on, the acronym BYOB may become synonymous with “Build … Continue reading →
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HealthMarkets Acquires Excelsior Benefits
Continues to expand its offerings for small and mid-sized businesses NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – HealthMarkets Insurance Agency announces it has acquired Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Excelsior Benefits, LLC, a large, nationwide group health insurance general agency. The acquisition of Excelsior follows HealthMarkets’ July 2015 acquisition of Benefitter Insurance Solutions, Inc., a technology company providing employee benefit decision … Continue reading HealthMarkets Acquires Excelsior Benefits
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HealthMarkets consolidates leadership tied to significant growth and its post reform transformation
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – HealthMarkets Insurance Agency today announced several changes in its senior leadership tied to continued growth in its distribution business and a shift to supplemental products in its insurance business. Patrick O’Toole has assumed the position of executive vice president and chief agency officer; Derrick Duke has been appointed executive vice … Continue reading HealthMarkets consolidates leadership tied to significant growth and its post reform transformation
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HealthMarkets Insurance Agency Acquires Benefitter
Technology helps make small business transition to individual insurance seamless NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas – HealthMarkets Insurance Agency announces that it has acquired Benefitter Insurance Solutions, Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company providing employee benefit decision support tools to small businesses and their employees. Small and mid-sized business owners continuously struggle with providing and maintaining … Continue reading HealthMarkets Insurance Agency Acquires Benefitter
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How to Get Health Insurance Outside Open Enrollment Period
DailyFinance
For consumers who want health insurance but missed the open enrollment deadline under the Affordable Care Act and its extensions, your best bet is to purchase short-term health insurance to protect you against major medical debt in case of emergencies. Unpaid medical bills are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S., said Egon Smola, … Continue reading →
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Why You Should Buy Short-Term Health Insurance If You Missed Open Enrollment
NEW YORK (MainStreet)
Consumers who missed the open enrollment deadline and its extensions still have a number of options for limited health insurance coverage. If you missed the deadline, your best bet is to purchase short-term health insurance. Short-term health insurance is the most basic coverage and is only meant to protect you against major medical debt in … Continue reading →
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How to Find Affordable Health Insurance When You’re Self-Employed
Careful Cents
So you missed the health insurance deadline and had to pay a penalty on your tax return? Don’t worry, you still have options—some of which are actually affordable. If you’re like me, you are probably procrastinating on applying for health insurance because you just don’t think you can afford the $400+ premiums per month. (Depending … Continue reading →
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It’s the five-year anniversary of PPACA has it helped?
Quizzle Wire
In 2010, Congress passed- and President Obama signed into law – the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, also called Obamacare). Some of the provisions of the law took effect almost immediately. Other requirements have been implemented over time and are still being phased in. So, after five years, can the PPACA be called … Continue reading →