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

Blue Cross Blue Shield of TX Health Insurance Tools

By on August 7 2015 | Health Insurance | Leave a comment

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas or BCBSTX is arguably the  latest Health Insurer in Texas. I will try to point out and list links to some useful web pages. Blue Cross Blue Shield (association)  What is it from Wikipedia. Blue Cross Blue Shield  has implemented  Benefits Value Advisory or Customer Service (CS), , for […]

Group Health Insurance for Small Companies in Texas

By on April 8 2013 | Group Insurance | Leave a comment

What will companies with less than 50 employees do starting in 2014 as far as health insurance is concerned? The short answer is the company can do what ever it wants to do.  Employers with less than 50 employees do not have to  offer a group plan or they can.  Only employers with more than 50 employees will […]

Brand-name Drugs Defined

By on November 30 2011 | Health Insurance Glossary | Leave a comment

A brand-name drug – prescription drug which is marketed with a specific brand name by the company that manufactures it.  So brand-name drugs may cost insured individuals a higher co-pay than generic drugs on some health plans. The recent big news on brand-named drugs vs. generic’s is the story on Lipitor. Lipitor, which became available […]