Open Enrollment for 2019 (11/01–12/15/2018)

By on November 12 2018 | Dental & Vision Insurance, Health Insurance | Leave a comment

The 2019 Open Enrollment Period runs from Thursday, November 1, 2018, to Saturday, December 15, 2018. If you don’t act by December 15, you can’t get 2019 coverage unless you qualify for a Special Enrollment Period. Plans sold during Open Enrollment start January 1, 2019.   BCBSTX 2019 Individual plans brochure pdf. bcbs_tx-plan-overview_2019  (right click to open […]

Diet & Exercise, fall 2018 & Nov is Diabetes Awareness month

By on October 31 2018 | Exercise, Health Insurance | Leave a comment

In the USA, The United States of America,  Madison avenue (the Advertising machine)  keeps personal appearance on the front page.   On a personal level we all need to keep this in mind. especially if we do, as most Americans do not go hungry, and have too much to eat. With this reality we do need […]

Sept 2018 USA wage’s and federal deficit & debt.

By on September 26 2018 | Group Insurance | Leave a comment

Wages  ie take home pay for most Americans in the USA is, are flat.  But our government (all of us) will pay more in debt service next year due to US (the government)  not (…..trying…..)  to pay as we go. The way we are going we are leaving the problems for the next generations. This […]

Medicare Part D (PDP) info 2018

By on August 31 2018 | Medicare, Prescription Drug Plan (part D) | Leave a comment

We have gathered some information on: Medicare, Medicare Supplements and Medicare part D (PDP plans) (Medicare Rx Coverage) Please contact our office to discuss and to get quote information for you or a family member.     Humana PDP video 2018  (checked as ok by JCL  0 7/30/2018)     Info on Medicare part D […]

Health Insurance in Texas Site Update To Version 3.5

By on July 31 2018 | Group Insurance, Individual Insurance, Life Insurance, Medicare | Leave a comment

This is a revised Health Insurance for Texas website which was  made “live” last week (07/24/2018).  Welcome to TexasFamilyBenefits.com web site “3.5”. This is the 2nd design change to this wordpress  website, TexasFamilyBenefits.com, which started in  2007. Wehave also added both a  phone and tablet version (3.1) as well a log in for our group clients […]

New Medicare Card Format Starting Spring 2018

By on June 30 2018 | Medicare | Leave a comment

Medicare cards and the “Number” assigned to each person is changing. Starting in April of 2018 the new format of cards will start going out to “new” and “old” medicare members. The “NEW” card has a new number instead of your Social  Security Number.  This new number is unique to you. Once you get the […]

Boys Ranch – Texas Youth May 2018

By on May 31 2018 | Health & Wellness | Leave a comment

If you have your health and your family, you are blessed.  My father had many health issues as a young boy. Thanks to his family and the Masons of Texas in the 1930’s he was able to overcome TB. I am lucky to have good health and a great family and friends. I  heard this […]

Healthcare & Retirement 2018

By on May 1 2018 | Life Insurance, Medicare | Leave a comment

As people plan and live with retirement, helthcare cost is a real factor. We all need to think about the cost of care and the every month cost of insurance for healthcare. For people in the USA over 65 this means Medicare and or a Medicare supplement (medsup) or a Medicare advantage plan (MA or […]

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