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
setting

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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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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One-Time Medicare Special Enrollment Period Allowed For Those Affected by COVID-19

March 14, 2020

On March 13 FEMA announced that President Trump declared the ongoing Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) warrants an emergency declaration for all states.

Consequently, a one-time Special Enrollment Period (SEP) has been allowed for those affected by COVID-19 who were unable to make an election during another qualifying election period.  This SEP opportunity applies in all counties in all 50 states and is available immediately through May 31, 2020 to beneficiaries who:

  • Reside, or resided at the start of the incident period, in an area for which FEMA has declared an emergency or a major disaster and has designated affected counties as being eligible to apply for individual or public level assistance;
  • Had another valid election period at the time of the incident period, and;
  • Did not make an election during their other valid election period.

Those who qualify can enroll, dis-enroll, or switch MAPD plans until the end of the one time special enrollment period.

We invite you to contact Norgard Insurance Group to learn more about this one-time Special Enrollment Period and to find out if you qualify.

Affordable Health Insurance Enrollment

April 3, 2014

We have received a lot of calls from people that have questions about what will happen in regards to obtaining health insurance now that the Open Enrollment period for Affordable Care Act has ended…even from other health insurance agents…so I thought it would be a good idea to remind you what options there are after open enrollment.
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10 Ways to protect your self from ID theft

August 2, 2011

Identity theft can be as simple as losing your Facebook account to a phisher, or as serious as having someone assume your entire identity. It is a real and serious problem. According to the Javelin Strategy & Research, this problem …
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