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What’s New? Currently, we are in the process of quoting January 1 renewals and all Assurant cases – regardless of their renewal date. You can expect to see these quotes within the next week. February 1 renewals will be released in early December and then we will begin quoting those. ComPro Business Newsletter
As more parts of the Health Care Reform act are implemented we are getting new complicated factors that people have to deal with. There will be many changes if you have an individual or family policy there will be many changes. Check out the video of Chris to get the scoop.
The details on renewing coverage through the Marketplace can be confusing. Chris shares steps and advice on how to ensure that you not only have coverage for 2015-2016 but that you have the most appropriate plan for you and your family.
We are starting week three of the annual Open Enrollment. Individuals and families can select a health insurance plan for next year from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016. An enrollment must be completed by December 15th to receive a January 1st effective date. Our best advice is to review all your options for next year…. Click to […]
When can you enroll in an individual health policy and what exactly is a Special Enrollment Period?
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“Stress or the brain’s response to any demand- can be positive or negative; long-term or short-term; and major, according to the National Institutes of Health.” Here, in the office, especially during Open Enrollment, we can feel the effects of routine stress. One way we are working to manage our stress levels here at work is to […]
Open Enrollment for 2016 has begun. Individuals and families can select a health insurance plan for next year from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016. An enrollment must be completed by December 15th to receive a January 1st effective date. Our best advice is to review all your options for next year. The medical needs […]
When can Groups expect to see their rates for 2016?
Strictly Business November 2016 Open Enrollment for 2016 has begun. Individuals and families can select a health insurance plan for next year from November 1, 2015 through January 31, 2016. An enrollment must be completed by December 15th to receive a January 1st effective date. There have been changes in the companies that are available […]
With the business of holidays, Open Enrollment, and “old man winter” just around the corner, make sure you keep your immune system in tip-top-shape. We definitely our meeting chocolate quota from this Superfoods list! Read More from health.com.
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Employer group plans with renewal dates on January 1 should receive their new premium information no later than November 1st. For plans beginning in 2015, employers with 100 or more full-time-equivalent (FTE) employees were required to offer qualifying health insurance benefits or face penalties under the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions of the Affordable Care Act […]
Many small business owners have followed a practice of helping employees with the cost of individual health insurance policies rather than sponsoring an employer group health insurance plan. Employers would reimburse employees for some or the entire premium or would pay the insurance company on behalf of the employee. This has been a gray area […]
The months Strictly Business article sheds a unique light on the owners of ComPro. Did you know that Chris used to be the controller at KOLN/KGIN-TV? Do you know what Brian’s favorite local restaurant is and what was her biggest professional challenge? See you well you know Brian and Chris. Click Here
Premium Increases for Group Insurance in 2015. Recent news reports have disclosed that insurance companies have requested premium increases of 15% to 20% for most 2016 individual health insurance plans in Nebraska. Remember, this applies to individual / family policies. A visit to the Nebraska Department of Insurance website includes a link to healthcare.gov where […]
Individual Inbox Question: I just had a baby. What do I need to do about my health insurance? Answer: First of all, congratulations on the baby! State law in Nebraska requires an insurance company to provide health insurance coverage for the first month of a baby’s life. For coverage to continue beyond the first month, […]
Nebraska 2015 Marketplace Enrollment. About 11.7 million Americans selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplaces as of February 22, the end of the “in-line” special enrollment period for 2015 Open Enrollment for individual market coverage. On March 31, 2015, about 10.2 million consumers had “effectuated” coverage which means those individuals paid for Marketplace coverage and […]
Strictly Business- June 2015 The US Supreme Court is expected to rule in June in the case of King vs Burwell. This is the second case to be heard by the high court regarding the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Once again, this decision impacts key provisions of the law and will determine whether […]
Press Release Major Midwest Health Insurer Brings Innovative Health Coverage to Individuals and Families in Nebraska in 2016 Medica InsureSM Offers Open Access Network, Available in a Wide Range of Plans May 18, 2015 Minnetonka, Minn. — Innovative new health insurance products that feature an open access network will soon be available to individuals and family members […]
Prescription drug benefits provided by health insurance policies, particularly for small employer groups and individuals, continue to evolve as insurance companies strive to manage costs. • Typically, benefits for generic drugs provide much lower costs to the policyholder. • In comparison, the use of name-brand drugs frequently requires the payment of a prescription drug deductible […]
Your health insurance benefits, whether you have an employer group plan or a policy that you purchased yourself, have requirements concerning the doctors and hospitals that you use and the way that prescription drugs are covered. The NETWORK of providers and prescription drug FORMULARY are areas that insurance companies have changed as they look for ways […]
Health Insurance and Taxes UGH!! It’s tax time. The Affordable Care Act has linked our health insurance and our income taxes in new ways. Here are some guidelines: If your employer contributes to the cost of your health insurance: If your employer provides a group benefits plan that includes health insurance, you receive those […]
Brian was interviewed in this KLKN news story. Click here to check it out.
Thank you for your patience while the rehabilitation process continues regarding CoOportunity Health. We know this is a challenging time for you and your clients. Because it is important to continue to act in the best interest of your clients, please read this updated guidance based on information provided by the Iowa Insurance Division and […]
Message to our clients Our clients are our top priority. The ComPro staff is working non-stop to ensure that all of our clients will be helped. Keeping up with the challenges of the CoOportunity Health situation has created an unprecedented strain on our resources. And it is not only the ComPro staff that has been […]
NOTICE TO COOPORTUNITY HEALTH ENROLLEES AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS “On December 23, 2014, the Iowa Insurance Commissioner submitted a petition for an Order of Rehabilitation of CoOportunity Health. The Polk County District Court issued an order appointing Insurance Commissioner Nick Gerhart as rehabilitator of CoOportunity Health. Based on this action, the Nebraska Department of Insurance suspended the Certificate […]
We have all heard that sitting a lot is not good for us, now it is being termed “sitting is the new smoking.” This phrase may sound scary – but there are easy ways that you can counter-act the negative side effects. Try to stand up once an hour at work and just try to […]
Kayla and her family are ready for school, here are some fun, easy, healthy snacks to satisfy your kids hunger. Going back to school is an exciting time of year but can be expensive buying all new clothes and school supplies. This link shows the stores with the best deals. This link provides tips on […]
Protect yourself from the heat by knowing the warning signs of heat exhaustion- headaches, feeling weak or tired, vomiting, cramping, and getting nauseated. Check out Mayo Clinic’s website for more information how to protect you and your family from the heat.
Those who are traveling internationally should find out if their health insurance provides coverage while they are out of the country. Many insurance companies offer limited benefits when you are outside of the United States. IMG offers Travel Medical insurance that will supplement your current coverage.
2016 August Newsletter
Lower back pain plagues us all especially when we are a slave to our computer screen all week long at work. Back pain is ranked second to most causes of pain in the workplace – after headaches. Home treatments: Rest – on a firm mattress or lay on the floor. Apply Ice Get a Massage […]
I attended your Health Care Reform Survival Training in Omaha a few weeks back, and honestly, it was one of the most informative sessions I’ve attended this year—so I thank you. - Beth S.
Awesome team work to help everyone that walks through your doors! - K. Kelley.
I really appreciate your attention to details and how you have helped me to understand differences between insurance options and etc. Thanks! - Lisa B.
Much appreciation for you all! Your expertise in guiding me (and others) through the process of health insurance gives me peace of mind. - K. Kelley.
Thanks for helping me decide on which insurance to get for my family, navigating the health insurance marketplace and your assistance when CoOpportunity went out of business. Chris worked with me for over an hour to get a new insurance plan. - Steve A.
ComPro presents the value proposition for our health insurance. Brian can quote us the cheapest to most expensive but he works to find the most applicable product for us. He knows how to deal with the claims and coverage, and when it comes time to renew, he factors in responsiveness and coverage. It’s the value added with the experience in handling the different carriers. They’re very good at what they do and have been successful at it a long time. - Carl Applegate, Prime Rigging, Lincoln NE & Des Moines IA
We value our employees; we want to make sure that they are adequately covered in all possible areas. We partner with ComPro because they understand that we want nothing but the best for our team! Metalworks has covered the cost of both short-term and long-term disability coverage for our employees as well as sharing in the premium and deductible for medical and dental coverage. Metalworks has definitely made the perfect choice for our business and our employees. We can count on ComPro to deliver quality products through quality people! – Karen Ernesti, Metalworks, Lincoln NE
Melisa Haessler was the consummate professional and very impressive in her expertise and customer savvy. She completely understood my needs. I will continue to recommend Melisa. - Shannon A.
You helped me set up supplemental insurance when I turned 65... You are always there when I have a question. Excellent service. - Diane A.
Melisa Haessler has had the patience of a saint guiding us through the new health care laws. - Cheryl O.
You are always willing to talk and answer questions when they arise. That is service and your service is appreciated. - Connise K.
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