For those who love the Silver State as much as we do at Health Benefits Associates, here’s a true find. It’s a Reno craft show where you’ll find stained glass depicting the colorful beauty of Nevada to own. You’ll also get to shop and find eye-catching jewelry in the shape of our beloved home. They… Read More


How to Change Your Medicare Plan Can you change your Medicare plan? Yes, but there are always deadlines approaching to do so! This reminds me of one of my favorite subjects: ice cream. Oh, how I wish I could be asked to write about that! Well, this ties in with Baskin-Robbins, which may not be… Read More


Northern Nevada Medical Center Update It started small. Sparks Family Hospital opened in 1983. Northern Nevada Medical Center then became one of the main hospitals of Prominence Health Plan. Now they’re weeks away from opening up a gleaming new hospital in south Reno. The new Sierra Medical Center will offer heart, cancer, childbirth service, injury… Read More


  There are Medicare Advantage plans available with Senior Care Plus in 2022. Depending on where you live in Nevada, you may qualify for one of their plans. If you live in Las Vegas, you can apply for their lone HMO Medicare Advantage Plan. In Northern Nevada in select counties, you can apply for 1… Read More


*This contract dispute has been resolved and as of 03/21/2022, Carson Tahoe Medical Group will be in-network with Aetna Medicare products*   Remember when life was so simple? I’ve spent most of my life in Nevada, yet I’m struggling to recall past standoffs between hospital and health coverage. Things have changed, it seems. Now comes… Read More


How to Find the Best Medicare Plan Hey fellow seniors! December is always a great month, isn’t it? Families reuniting for Christmas, gift-giving, and holiday pay at work. And there’s something new to celebrate at the end of the year: a peaceful respite from Medicare plan commercials starring aging football quarterbacks and sitcom stars. Not… Read More


Get Added to Your Group Health Plan Outside of Open Enrollment You might be searching for a way for you or your employee to get enrolled in your group health plan outside of open enrollment. If so, you’re in luck since this article answers just that. With group health plans, there are many different rules… Read More


Reno’s newest medical group is readying #5   Pinnacle Medical Group’s first general practitioner clinic opened just last year, the latest in June. Today, the expansion of this innovative primary care group is still on the fast track. The Pinnacle Medical Group opens its newest Reno Health Clinic in North Valleys in February or March… Read More


  Comparing Medicare Advantage vs Medicare Supplement in Nevada   You have a lot of options when it comes to Medicare plans. Not only are there a lot of options, but they can be very confusing. You have plans, parts, advantage, and supplements. These are all terms you will come across when you start to… Read More


  * As of 02/02/2022, Anthem and Northern Nevada have come to an agreement meaning Northern Nevada Medical Group is in-network for Anthem products. Below is a more detailed explanation of what when on during negotiations.*       Northern Nevada Medical Center is on track to open a new hospital in south Reno this… Read More