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  • Health Insurance News Updates

    Stay up to date on Health Insurance News Compass Insurance Advisors provides the most up to date Health Insurance News. We are committed to keeping our clients and community educated about recent healthcare changes. If you have any questions concerning your health insurance plan, reach out to on

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  • Health Insurance in Utah

    Purchasing Health Insurance in Utah You have options for purchasing health insurance in Utah. Read on for an explanation of the best options, the different Utah carriers, and the different ways you can enroll. Reach out to a Compass advisor for any additional questions about health insurance in

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  • Stay Safe in the Sun

    Stay safe in the sun! This excerpt is an example of the monthly newsletters we send out to all our companies, so they can provide additional value to their employees. We go above and beyond for the companies that we work with. If you have any questions about your employee benefits, visit our page H

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  • Health Insurance Metal Tiers

    Through the Affordable Care Act, health insurance plans are categorized between Bronze, Silver, and Gold level plans. Read below for a description of each type of plan. Note: Plans in all categories provide free preventive care, and some offer selected free or discounted services before you meet

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  • How to Buy Health Insurance After Open Enrollment

    When Can I Buy Health Insurance? Generally, Open Enrollment for the federal marketplace starts November 1st and runs through December 15th. Open enrollment is the time of year when individuals and families can buy health insurance for the following year. If you did not sign up for health insuran

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  • The American Rescue Plan Act

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The American Rescue Plan Act has made significant changes in the health insurance plans on the individual marketplace. If you have an individual health insurance plan, reach out to one of our agents for a free, personalized review of how your plan has changed.

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  • Preventative Care

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Any of the following preventative care items are available for FREE with any health insurance plan that meets the minimum essential care as outlined in the Affordable Care Act. Preventative Care for Adults Abdominal aortic aneurysm one-time screening - Fo

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  • Enhance Your Health Plan with Supplemental Coverage

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Why Supplemental Coverage Medical bills are the #1 reason for bankruptcies in America. Even people WITH health insurance coverage may have trouble paying their medical bills, but supplemental insurance can help. Many people have to claim bankruptcy due to a

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  • Health Insurance Plan Types

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes When shopping for health insurance plans as an individual, you have options. Listed below are the most common types of health insurance. If you need help understanding what you qualify for or which option will work the best for your situation, reach out to one

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medicare

  • Compare Medicare Plans

    Comparing Medicare Plans Comparing Medicare plans can be confusing. If you’re looking at Medicare options without the help of an agent, keep the following things in mind when comparing your options. Talk to one of our advisors if you have any questions. Coverage vs. Budget When you are d

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  • What is Medicare Part B?

    Many new Medicare enrollees have questions about Part B. We've addressed the most commonly asked questions about Part B. What is Medicare Part B and what does it cover?  Medicare Part B is the portion of Medicare that covers doctor visits and outpatient care. This includes outpatient medical

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  • Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Choosing the Right Plan When enrolling in Medicare, you have choices to enhance your plan. You can keep original Medicare, add a Medicare Supplement, or enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan. Original Medicare has no max out of pocket limits. So if you have a $100

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  • How to Enroll in Medicare

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes How to Enroll in Medicare Many people wonder how to enroll in Medicare. Enrolling in Medicare is simple - your cards will be automatically mailed out to you three months before you turn 65, or in the 25th month you receive disability benefits. If you are not

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  • Understand Medicare Basics

    Medicare is the United States' health insurance program for people age 65 and older, have disabilities, or have permanent renal failure. Here is a brief breakdown of the different parts of Medicare and what they cover. Give us a call or schedule a time to talk to one of our advisors if you are fee

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Group

  • American Rescue Plan Act COBRA Subsidy Q&A

    On July 26, 2021, the IRS issued Notice 2021-46, providing additional guidance on the application of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) subsidy for continuation health coverage under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) in the form of 11 questions and answers. You can

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  • Stay Safe in the Sun

    Stay safe in the sun! This excerpt is an example of the monthly newsletters we send out to all our companies, so they can provide additional value to their employees. We go above and beyond for the companies that we work with. If you have any questions about your employee benefits, visit our page H

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  • Supporting Working Parents Post-Pandemic

    Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many working parents struggled to balance work and home life. As employees look ahead to life after the pandemic, the challenges of pulling double duty will likely remain. It will be vital for your company to discuss how to support working parents. 60% of work

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  • Structuring Group Health Insurance Benefits

    The Complete Guide to Employee Benefits Introduction In this guide, you’ll learn key strategies for structuring your employee health benefits, important cost containment strategies your company can implement to reduce your claims and renewal rates, the most desired employee benefits, and the avera

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  • Containing Medical Costs

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Cost Containment Solutions Rate increases are driven by demographics, medical inflation, but mostly from claims. We have multiple avenues for containing your claims costs. We have strategies you can use to contain costs, but to a degree, rising healthcare co

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  • Most Desirable Employee Benefits

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Most Desirable Employee Benefits Creating a complete package of benefits includes far more than just health insurance. The benefits you offer your employees play a large role in creating a culture that first-class employees flock to. At Compass Insurance Adv

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Life

  • A Life Insurance Guide for New Parents

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Having a baby changes everything. If you’re thinking about starting a family soon, there’s lots to consider. Even if you aren’t a parent yet, life insurance shouldn’t be on the backburner. With a growing family, it’s important to understand the ins an

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  • Is Employer Sponsored Life Insurance Enough?

    Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Is your employer provided life insurance coverage enough?  Many companies offer life insurance as an employee benefit, but these policies may only provide a fraction of the coverage you actually need.  Spoiler: It’s probably not enough Empl

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  • Life Insurance for Homeowners

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Own a home? You might need life insurance.  Owning a home can be one of the largest financial obligations you may have in life. If something unexpected happened to you, your mortgage could quickly become unaffordable for your partner, or any co-signers. That’

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Supplemental

  • Stay Safe in the Sun

    Stay safe in the sun! This excerpt is an example of the monthly newsletters we send out to all our companies, so they can provide additional value to their employees. We go above and beyond for the companies that we work with. If you have any questions about your employee benefits, visit our page H

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  • Enhance Your Health Plan with Supplemental Coverage

    Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Why Supplemental Coverage Medical bills are the #1 reason for bankruptcies in America. Even people WITH health insurance coverage may have trouble paying their medical bills, but supplemental insurance can help. Many people have to claim bankruptcy due to a

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  • The Most Common Causes of Bankruptcy

    Estimated reading time: 6 minutes The following article was originally published on Investopedia, and it reviews the most common causes of bankruptcy. Medical expenses is the top reason for bankruptcy in America. In the event of a large medical claim due to a hospitalization or accident there ar

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  • Why You Need Disability Insurance

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes This article was originally published on SmartAboutMoney. Contact one of our advisors for more information about disability insurance. Why You Need Disability Insurance Disability insurance provides a source of income to people who are unable to work due

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