IL Health Insurance Articles & Info

The Premier Health Insurance blog is constantly being updated with current and pressing topics, including Affordable Care Act changes, group health plan updates, as well as articles to help individuals and families get the best value for their hard-earned healthcare dollar.

Turning 65 and Preparing for Medicare

Published: April 7, 2016 1:48pm 992 Views

Turning 65 and Preparing for Medicare

So you're turning 65 this year, are you? Learn all about Medicare Plans, Parts and Enrollment details from one of the leading Naperville health insurance agents.

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Did Your Company Discontinue Life Insurance?

Published: March 4, 2016 11:28am 1133 Views

Did Your Company Discontinue Life Insurance?

If you work for a company that is no longer offering employee life insurance, this article can help you better understand your options and answer questions.

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Preparing for Your 2016 Group Health Plan Renewal

Published: February 18, 2016 10:43am 1172 Views

Preparing for Your 2016 Group Health Plan Renewal

Get expert insight on the best ways to prepare for your company's upcoming group health plan renewal, to ensure the lowest premiums and best medical coverage.

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Importance of Annual Group Health Plan Review

Published: February 8, 2016 3:59pm 1136 Views

Importance of Annual Group Health Plan Review

An annual review of your company's employee health insurance plan is an important way to reduce premiums and provide better medical benefits to your staff.

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Can I Buy Health Insurance After Open Enrollment Ends?

Published: February 3, 2016 12:18pm 1045 Views

Can I Buy Health Insurance After Open Enrollment Ends?

Did you miss the 2016 health insurance Open Enrollment? Many will qualify to buy new coverage under the Special Enrollment Period, find out if you're eligible!

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Avoiding Cheap Health Insurance Scams

Published: January 19, 2016 7:49pm 1063 Views

Avoiding Cheap Health Insurance Scams

Don't be fooled by those offering health insurance plans that promise significantly lower premiums, learn what to look for when avoiding healthcare scams.

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How Health Insurance Agents Make Open Enrollment Easy

Published: December 30, 2015 12:39pm 978 Views

How Health Insurance Agents Make Open Enrollment Easy

Before you sign up for health insurance over the phone or healthcare marketplace website, consider how easy and stress-free a broker can make the process.

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2016 Healthcare Open Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

Published: December 15, 2015 11:25am 1263 Views

2016 Healthcare Open Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions

Confused over all of the changes to shopping for health insurance? Here are ten of the most commonly asked questions about 2016 healthcare open enrollment.

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Understanding the Difference Between EPO and PPO Health Insurance Plans

Published: December 9, 2015 9:54am 1200 Views

Understanding the Difference Between EPO and PPO Health Insurance Plans

Many families and individuals are considering EPO health insurance plans to help reduce their premiums, learn more and see if they're a good choice for you.

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Beware the Final Weeks of Open Enrollment

Published: December 2, 2015 2:18pm 1076 Views

Beware the Final Weeks of Open Enrollment

Was your health insurance cancelled or facing a big 2016 rate increase? Here are a few reasons why you don't want to wait until the last days of open enrollment.

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2016 Rate Increase Expected on Silver Health Insurance Plans

Published: November 18, 2015 4:11pm 925 Views

2016 Rate Increase Expected on Silver Health Insurance Plans

If you bought a Silver health insurance plan, your 2016 premium may be going up. Find out if you're affected, rate increase details and how to keep it affordable.

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What Makes This Year's Open Enrollment Different?

Published: November 11, 2015 12:50pm 1042 Views

What Makes This Year's Open Enrollment Different?

The 2016 health insurance open enrollment reflects some of the most substantial changes seen in past years. Find out if you're affected and what you can do.

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Options for Dealing with 2016 Health Insurance Rate Increases

Published: November 4, 2015 2:44pm 1106 Views

Options for Dealing with 2016 Health Insurance Rate Increases

Many have been shocked to learn that their IL health insurance premiums are increasing drastically in 2016. Get info on options for new plans, renewals and subsidies.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield IL to Cancel Metallic Health Insurance Plans in 2016

Published: September 25, 2015 12:59pm 1877 Views

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois will be cancelling many Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum health insurance policies in 2016. Find out if yours will be affected.

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It's Group Health Plan Renewal Time

Published: September 14, 2015 3:18pm 1143 Views

Many businesses are concerned over the steep premium increases on their 2016 group health insurance plan renewal. Learn how to keep coverage affordable and reliable.

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Managing Group Health Insurance Premium Increases

Published: August 11, 2015 11:23am 1440 Views

It's now well-known that employee health insurance group premiums will be going up in 2016. Find out what you can do to keep rates affordable and coverage extensive.

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How the Affordable Care Act Affects Various Economic Groups

Published: July 30, 2015 3:04pm 1096 Views

This article looks at how different economic classes will be affected very differently by the new healthcare reform laws, premium increases and other compliance issues.

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How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Affect Health Insurance Premiums

Published: July 9, 2015 11:30am 1025 Views

How the Supreme Court Ruling Will Affect Health Insurance Premiums

There has been a lot of talk about steep premium increases coming to health insurance in 2016. Learn what you can do to ensure your existing plan remains affordable.

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Alternative Funded Group Health Plans for Reduced Premiums

Published: June 16, 2015 1:21pm 950 Views

Alternative Funded Group Health Plans for Reduced Premiums

Worried over increasing group health insurance premiums? This article explains why many IL businesses are saving with self-funded and alternative-funded health plans.

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Before Automatically Renewing a Pricey Group Health Insurance Plan

Published: April 8, 2015 12:45pm 1089 Views

Before Automatically Renewing a Pricey Group Health Insurance Plan

Wondering why your company's group health insurance premiums have increased so drastically in the last year? Learn how to reduce your employee medical benefits.

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Buying Health Insurance When You're Self-Employed

Published: April 2, 2015 12:34pm 1155 Views

Buying Health Insurance When You're Self-Employed

If you're self-employed or considering starting a business this year, this article contains helpful information on how to buy the right health insurance coverage.

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Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy

Published: March 19, 2015 2:31pm 1049 Views

Choosing the Right Life Insurance Policy

Wondering how life insurance polices differ from plan to plan? Learn about the various types of life insurance coverage, rates and premiums, and building cash value.

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IL Open Enrollment Extended One Week

Published: February 18, 2015 11:00am 1346 Views

IL Open Enrollment Extended One Week

Were you unable to buy health insurance based on technical difficulties or other unpreventable circumstances? Read more about the one-week IL open enrollment extension.

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Extended Office Hours on Last Day of Open Enrollment

Published: February 11, 2015 11:39am 1123 Views

Extended Office Hours on Last Day of Open Enrollment

Premier Financial Insurance will be open late on Sunday February 15, to assist those who need last minute help with their health insurance in Chicago's western suburbs.

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As 2015 Open Enrollment Draws to a Close

Published: January 27, 2015 1:46pm 1089 Views

The 2015 health insurance open enrollment period ends in just a few weeks! Get answers to your questions about last minute coverage, new plans and health care subsidies.

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Ensuring Your Medical Insurance is Active on the 1st of the Month

Published: December 10, 2014 12:20pm 1040 Views

Ensuring Your Medical Insurance is Active on the 1st of the Month

Need to make sure that your new medical insurance is active on the first of the month? This article explains how to avoid waiting an additional month for coverage.

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Health Insurance Renewal Notices & Premium Increases

Published: December 2, 2014 12:36pm 1233 Views

Did you receive a notice from your health insurance carrier about renewing your existing plan? This article covers the issue of plan renewal notices and rates increases.

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The Facts About Health Insurance Premiums

Published: November 26, 2014 12:10pm 1165 Views

Wondering where to go to find the lowest rates on health insurance? This article explains why premiums are the same regardless of who you purchase your new plan from.

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7 Reasons to Call a Health Insurance Broker During Open Enrollment

Published: November 18, 2014 1:07pm 1360 Views

7 Reasons to Call a Health Insurance Broker During Open Enrollment

The 2015 IL Open Enrollment is underway! This article explains how qualified health insurance agents can make the registration process faster, easier and problem-free.

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Answers to IL Open Enrollment Questions

Published: November 5, 2014 11:17am 1198 Views

Looking for accurate information on the 2015 IL Open Enrollment? Here are the ten most frequently asked questions on open enrollment, premiums, plan renewals and more.

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