Humana to Waive Medical Costs Related to Coronavirus Treatment

March 30, 2020

Costs waived whether care is virtual, in a doctor’s office or hospital
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Humana (NYSE: HUM), a national health care company, has announced it is waiving consumer costs for treatment related to COVID-19-covered services. The company previously announced that it would cover out-of-pocket costs related to coronavirus testing. Now, costs related to subsequent treatment for COVID-19—including inpatient hospital admissions— will be waived for enrollees of Medicare Advantage plans, fully insured commercial members, Medicare Supplement and Medicaid.

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The Ultimate Guide to Turning 65

March 29, 2020

Happy Birthday! Turning 65 is a monumental birthday for many reasons. You can start taking advantage of the senior discount at restaurants and senior admission to museums and other venues. There are also perks like Medicare and tax breaks. If you recently turned 65 or will soon, this is the ultimate guide to get the most out of your age. 

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Over 60? 10 Ways to Prevent Coronavirus, Prepare, and Get Treatment

March 20, 2020

The Coronavirus, more specifically named COVID-19, is an epidemic that has escalated to the status of a pandemic. As it moves through the world and has even reached the US, government mandated social distancing has become a reality, closing schools, businesses, and organizations all over the country. 

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What Is the Difference Between Medicare vs Medicaid

March 4, 2020

Unless you know a lot about government-run programs, it is easy to conflate Medicare and Medicaid. However, the terms aren’t interchangeable and refer to completely separate things. Here is an overview of the differences between Medicare and Medicare. 

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How to Qualify for Both Medicare and Medicaid

February 5, 2020

Medicare and Medicaid are two separate programs that provide Americans with access to health insurance through the government. Typically, Medicare provides health insurance to seniors whereas Medicaid targets low income individuals. It is possible to qualify for both programs at the same time. Read more

2020 Changes to IRS FSA limits, ACA Limits, & HSA Contribution Limits

November 26, 2019

Employers – Take a moment to learn about changes to the 2020 ACA and IRS Plan Limits

This communication is not intended to be legal advice and should not be construed as legal advice. If you have any legal questions or concerns about your plan, Norgard Insurance recommends seeking counsel from an ERISA attorney.

Health Savings Account limits

The latest published Health Savings Account limits for 2020 compared to 2019

Information in red indicates a change

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THE BASICS OF WORKSITE BENEFITS

August 12, 2016

Sure, you could easily attract and retain a veritable dream team for your company if you could somehow offer the best health care benefits package in your marketplace. But with the rising cost of health insurance, even providing basic coverage can be a stretch for most companies. In order to provide an attractive insurance protection plan for your employees, while still complying with the requirements of health care reform, many employers are considering Read more