Effective October 13th, St. Mary’s Medical Facilities will no longer accept Prominence HMO plans. This affects Prominence Medicare Advantage HMO and commercial HMO plans. They won’t work with Saint Mary’s medical group, hospital, imaging and urgent care centers.    This past August Prominence HMO plans and Saint Mary’s Medical Center ended their contract. This… Read More

  For several years United Healthcare has been synonymous with a big list of doctors. Many people chose a United plan because they could see doctors in many states. Here in Northern Nevada, United Healthcare covers doctors at both of our largest hospital groups. The first is with Renown and the second is with Northern… Read More

New babies are little bundles of joy – extremely expensive little bundles of joy. Health insurance is supposed to help with the cost. However, if it’s not purchased correctly or used correctly, it won’t work. This could leave new parents with unbelievable expenses. It can be difficult to find the best Nevada health insurance for… Read More

  Medicare guidelines can be strict. You can only change Medicare Advantage plans during the Annual Enrollment Period. This starts October 15th and ends December 7th. But what happens if you start this plan in January and realize you’ve made a mistake? Is it possible to switch back to the old Medicare plan you had?… Read More

  Health insurance plans and rates change every year. During the annual Open Enrollment period November 1st 2020 to December 15th 2020, you’re given the opportunity to change your plan. During this same time, insurance companies notify you about the new 2021 rates. Frequently, the rates are higher. Most people use this opportunity to shop… Read More

Aetna is one of the largest Medicare Advantage providers in the nation. Many of their plans cover doctors nationwide and offer very little to no co-pays for many of their services. But beginning in 2021 AETNA is canceling many of their Aetna Medicare plans in Nevada.  2020 Plan Options In Northern Nevada, for 2020 Aetna… Read More

  Renown is offering new Medicare Advantage plans this year that’s unlike anything we’ve seen in the past. To switch to Renown Medicare it’s now easier than ever.  Original Medicare In order to enroll in this type of plan, you have to first enroll in Original Medicare. This is part A and B. Part A… Read More

Here in Reno, it’s now more important than ever to be able to access doctors. The huge recent increase in our local population has created a shortage of doctors. These doctors quickly become overwhelmed, overscheduled, and overworked. As a result, the treatment patients receive becomes sub-par at best. Recently, Renown Medicare Advantage Plans has offered… Read More

Renown Medicare Advantage 2021 could not be a better year to be on a Medicare Advantage plan in Nevada. Insurance companies this year are offering great plan benefits. Many are also including additional services such as dental and vision coverage. For the first time, Renown is now offering a brand new Renown Medicare Advantage plan.… Read More

  Medicare is a program for those who are over 65 years old, or under 65 with certain disabilities. The most important thing is knowing when to apply for Medicare. The timing will determine everything. If you apply too late you could face a penalty for the rest of your life. If you apply too… Read More