Texas Family Benefits specializes in individual, Medicare, and group health insurance in Houston as well as throughout the state of Texas.

Insurance Co.’s Game Medicare Bonus Structure

By on March 28 2018 | Medicare | Leave a comment

In the Monday March 12th 2018 Wall Street Journal (WSJ) the paper reported on some large insurance companies taking advantage and gaming the system to maximize a bonus structure in the Medicare Advantage plan system. Insurers Game Medicare System to Boost Federal Bonus Payments (wsj 03/12/2018) WSJ_Insures_game_Medicare_Bonus_2018_03_12  (right click to open pdf copy) Insurance Premium […]

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Give Blood 2018 Commit For Life

By on March 28 2018 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

Giving Blood is a good thing to do for others and yourself. The Houston area has the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center (commit for life) See the YouTube video below for ……..Behind the Scenes: 5 common myths about donating blood.     Links Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center – Where to donate Commit for Life […]

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Making Sense of Healthcare News (ACA) In 2018

By on March 27 2018 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

What is going on with American’s healthcare is a moving target.  People will say they do not want “Obamacare” or an ACA plan. But, the law affects all of us. and  most insurance. I listened to this reporter and tried to make some sense of our (the USA healthcare system) as we start into the […]

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Health Insurance News Feb 2018

By on February 27 2018 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

Group Health Insurance is the way most Americans get health Insurance. And this has been the best way to get health insurance in my opinion. When the ACA first came on, the playing field was more level. But over time the Individual market has not stayed  as strong in the offering and the price has […]

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Texas Family Benefits Not Family Benefit Life

By on January 9 2018 | Life Insurance | Leave a comment

We get email’s and phone calls from people looking for Family Benefit Life Insurance Co of Mexia Texas.  (one or two per month) See  March 2017  – our old info  I have looked online and have made multiple calls and emails to TDI (Texas Department of Insurance) to get some good info on this. Last […]

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Health Care Changes As Of Fall 2017

By on December 25 2017 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

Congress is trying to make changes to the health care law, ie the ACA or  “Obama Care.” This will have a big effect on both individual and family health insurance as well as small group insurance. C-span morning show Washington Journal (WJ) did have a segment (10/18/2017) where Jennifer Haberkorn and Rebecca Adams  talked about the future of […]

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Diabetes Awareness Month 2017

By on November 30 2017 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

  November is Diabetes Awareness month.   Support Diabetes Research   This is a time to look at ourselves and loved ones to see what we can do to try to prevent, if we can, the growing tide of diabetes in this  country and in our world. Yes there are things we can do for […]

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Healthcare & ACA in late 2017

By on November 15 2017 | Heathcare Reform | Leave a comment

What is going on with healthcare  law and the ACA law that has a lot to do with individual health insurance and markets.     The CEO of Cigna,  David Cordani, talks about the complicated health care system in the USA.  He goes into the idea that a lot of our health is related to […]

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