Study Abroad Students – More Than One Option…

Study Abroad Students Have Choices Wow you have finally made it to college and better yet you are planning to spend part of your further education years overseas studying abroad.  This is most definitely one of the most exciting times in your life.  You have worked hard to get where you are at and you …

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Not All International Student Plans Are Created Equal…

Protect Your Child with Proper Coverage Your child(ren) has finally reached the age where they are college bound.  In addition your child has decided with your consent to further their education in a country outside the United States or home country.  So many things need to be done before you send them abroad on this …

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Medicare Will Not Help You When You Travel Abroad…

With the coming of Spring and Summer time comes the beginning of the travel season for many.  Traveling outside the borders of the United States requires some homework before departure.  For those of you who are Seniors you need to pay special attention to your needs before leaving home.  Scores of senior travelers are reaching …

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International Health Coverage and the Affordable Care Act…

 What U.S. Expats Need to Know   When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, many small employer groups discontinued their employee health insurance programs and directed their employees to the exchanges to find care. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, the individual health insurance market grew 46% between December 31, 2013 and December 31, …

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Singapore Ranked #1 Healthiest Place to Live…

Cigna Global in their 2016 Summer addition lists the Top 10 Healthiest Countries to live in the world.  #1 was Singapore followed by Italy and then Australia.  The recent Bloomberg rankings considered health-risks and factors like life expectancy from birth, causes of death, smoking, high cholesterol and number of immunizations.  According to the results, Singapore …

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GeoBlue’s Enhancements to Navigator and Xplorer are now active…

  Snapshot of Enhancements In an earlier post we notified you of upcoming changes for several of the GeoBlue International Health Plans.  These new benefit enhancements are now live and are incorporated into the Navigator and Xplorer plans effective July 1, 2016 . Significant product enhancements including these: Contraceptive services, surgeries and supplies will no longer …

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Blue Shield of California Canceling Grandfathered Plans in 2016…

Blue Shield of California Drops Bombshell on Agents and Members Remember when President Obama said that if you like your plan you can keep your plan?  If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor?  Well that all hinged on one's ability to keep their Grandfathered Status plan indefinitely.  For four years prior I was one …

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