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Our mission is to find affordable health insurance, life insurance and long term care insurance, which best fits your individual, family and small business needs!
Picking Insurance is Difficult
Biography of Barbara Kempen
As Tax Day approaches on April 15th, the 1095 form should already be mailed out to you. Your 1095 form is a medical statement used to show the IRS that you were enrolled in a qualified health insurance plan throughout the calendar year. You should treat your 1095...read more
Did you just receive a rate increase notice from Anthem of a steep 20%+ increase to your grandfathered health insurance plan? Are you tired of your annual rate increases? If so, your grandfathered plan rate increase is considered a qualifying life event, meaning you...read more
Gung hay fat choy! February 5th is the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year. 2019 is the year of the Pig, a symbol of wealth in Chinese culture. This is a great time to take a moment to review the most important symbol of wealth, your health. Make sure to schedule...read more
10 Tips to Find Affordable Health Insurance in the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare)
TIP # 1 - Shop the insurance market - on and off the State Health Insurance Exchange- Covered California
Tip #2 - Will I qualify for a financial subsidy?
Tip #3 - Will my doctor and hospital be in the network?
Tip #4 - How will the insurance premium vary in California?
TIP # 5 Do not use out-of-network doctors
TIP #6 - Pay for Brand Prescription
TIP #7 - Go into Higher Deductible Plans - or Limited Doctor Visits
TIP #8 - Add Supplemental Insurance
TIP #9 - Always Read the Out-Of-Pocket Maximum
Inside the Networks of an Insurance Carrier’s Health Plan, Platinum Plans have a maximum out-of-pocket limit for an individual of $3,350, for a family of $6,700. Gold plans have an out-of-pocket maximum of $6,000 for an individual, $12,000 for a family while the Silver and Bronze Plans have an out-of-pocket maximum of $7,000 for an individual, $14,000 for a family.
Outside the Networks of an Insurance Carrier’s Health Plan, the out-of pocket maximum can be considerably higher.