• Small Group Medical Open Enrollment

    Well, we are almost two weeks into the health insurance renewal season for small group medical plans in Georgia. So far so good. Most of our group clients are faring well. We have had a couple clients with challenging renewals. So far, however, we have been able to find them alternative plans that make the… Read more

  • 2021 Open Enrollment

    It is hard to believe, but for us in the health insurance business 2020 is almost behind us. Our health insurance agency has started working on December 2020 renewals. This means that we are just a month away from the very busy season of 2021 open enrollment. For the small group health insurance market we… Read more

  • 4th Quarter Preparation

    In the health insurance industry the fourth quarter of each year is pretty crazy. During each month of the year we will help about 15 or 20 employers renew their insurance plans. However, during the months of December and January we will easily triple those numbers. Thus, during the late summer months our health insurance… Read more

  • Blue Shield of California – Covid Response

    Even though we are a health insurance agency in Atlanta, we have several group clients that are headquartered in California. One of the insurers we represent there is Blue Shield of California. They just sent this announcement regarding their response to the pandemic: In an ongoing effort to meet the needs of the times, Blue… Read more

  • COBRA Administration for Humana Plans

    For years Humana had a relationship with WageWorks/HealthEquity to provide COBRA administrative services to its group clients free of charge. We recently got word that Humana is transitioning away from WageWorks/HealthEquity. Existing employers who have COBRA administrative services through WageWorks/HealthEquity must select and implement one of the following options prior to their next renewal date.… Read more

  • A day in the life…

    … Of a health insurance broker in Atlanta never seems to disappoint! Payday is on the 15th so I spent the first part of the morning preparing payroll. In our office we use Paycor as the payroll administrator. I like the system quite a bit. I am named as an administrator on the payroll systems… Read more

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