State Farm Raising Louisiana Homeowner Insurance Rates

State Farm Raising Louisiana Homeowner Insurance RatesOctober 3, 2013 State Farm is raising Louisiana homeowner rates an average of 8.7 percent statewide for its nearly 308,000 policyholders. According to State Farm’s filing with the insurance department, the statewide increase will generate $40.1 million. The Advocate reports the higher rates are already in effect for new […]

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Obamacare is Here! Enrollment begins today Oct 1

Obamacare has arrived and enrollment has started today, October 1st.   As with anything new, there have been some issues with the exchanges but we are ready and prepared to assist you with your questions.   If you or a family member need assistance, please call us at 800-362-2809.   Our staff members are certified ACA enrollers and […]

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September 11’th – How has it changed you?

Every year on September 11th, we remember the tragedy that unfolded on that day in 2001.  The innocent victims, that were taken.   The heroic first responders that were lost….. and the two wars that followed.   Thousands of Americans have lost their lives and millions of lives have been affected.  I remember that day like it was […]

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Additional Details on Employer Marketplace Notice

Additional Details on Employer Marketplace Notice Last week, we provided updated information about the employer Health Insurance Marketplace notice that employers who are subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) are required to send to employees by Oct. 1, 2013. However, there is some confusion surrounding what information employers are required to provide on the […]

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Important things to know regarding the Affordable Care Act – Obamacare

HOW WILL THE HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE THAT STARTS IN 2014 AFFECT MY MEDICARE COVERAGE?   The Health Insurance Marketplace is designed to help people who don’t have any health insurance. You have health insurance through Medicare. The Marketplace won’t have any effect on your Medicare coverage.   Your Medicare benefits aren’t changing. No matter how […]

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Did you know? – Individual Mandate of Obamacare

Are you aware that effective Jan 1, 2014, you must enroll in a medical plan or you will be fined?   Did you know that if you are not offered coverage through your employer, you may qualify for a subsidy under the Affordable Care Act (ACA – Obamacare)? The new law has set and released the […]

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IRS Issues Final Rule on the Individual Mandate

IRS Issues Final Rule on the Individual Mandate On August 27, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a final rule for the individual mandate provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). As a reminder, the individual mandate requires most individuals to have minimum essential coverage in 2014 or pay a penalty. The […]

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Urgent!!! Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Update

Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)   Health Reform has arrived and as a business, you must keep in compliance or be prepared to pay fines.  The Federal Government has just released guidelines for employers to follow regarding the notification to employees.  Employers are required to send notification to ALL employees of available coverage options by October […]

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