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Elise enjoys following the news related to healthcare, medicare and retirement issues. This is where we will share posts that may be relevant or interesting to you.

The Open Enrollment Period is from November 1st to December 15th in Idaho. This is your opportunity to reevaluate your individual health insurance plan if needed. Keep an eye out for any information or mail from the Department of Health and Welfare or Your Health......

The Annual Election Period (AEP) occurs only once a year from October 15th to December 7th. This period provides the important opportunity to assess the available Medicare Advantage Plans and Part D drug plans. Plan changes made during this time apply to the following calendar......

For the second year in a row, we asked our clients to give us feedback on which organization we should donate to as a business. We were impressed by how many of you took an interest, and we wanted to let you know that the......

Elise was proud to donate firewood to help retire U.S. flags. “Members from the Idaho National Guard, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Young Marines, and the Boy Scouts of America gather and retire U.S. flags during a ceremony at Gowen Field June 14. The ceremony retires......

Elise recently had the pleasure of working with a very talented local photographer for some new images for the website, future mailings, and more. You may have noticed the new images of Elise on the homepage along with new pictures of Stanley and Downtown Boise.......

Photo by Scott Graham on Unsplash Your Health Idaho recently announced that a Special Enrollment Period will occur between March 1 and March 31 of this year (2021). Uninsured Idahoans will have the opportunity to sign up for health insurance if they meet eligibility through......

National marketing companies have been advertising heavily recently, and much of what has been advertised does not pertain to the state of Idaho. Therefore, these ads can be very misleading to the Idaho public. For example, there are no Medicare Advantage Plans in the state......

This year has been a lot different due to the pandemic, but I’ve still helped countless people find the plan best for them and reassessed the available options for many other clients during this Annual Enrollment Period. It has gone by fast; there are only......

It’s likely that you have heard about Medicare Advantage Plans at this point. They are a type of private Medicare insurance that also represents the shift toward value-based care in the American healthcare system. Providers are given incentives to improve ‘quality outcomes’ rather than simply......

A few days ago, CMS put out a press release outlining the monthly premiums for Medicare in 2021. Changes in premiums from year to year are always a concern for those on Medicare, and it was also projected that Medicare spending would increase in 2021......