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Video: Chicagoland Chats-004 Work From Home Strategies with Amy Gardner

Video: Chicagoland Chats-004 Work From Home Strategies with Amy Gardner Check out these work from home strategies from Amy Gardner, owner at Apochromatik , a career coaching and retention company location in Chicago. You should also check out these fantastic resources that were mentioned during the interview to help you through the...

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Video: ChicagolandChats 002 Wooden Paddle with Jonathan Cowan

Video: ChicagolandChats 002 Wooden Paddle with Jonathan Cowan Swing by and pick up great pizza and tapas at the Wooden Paddle in Lemont. You can order their food at https://www.woodenpaddle.com/ or call them at 630-326-8150

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Video Webinar: Health Insurance Options for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed

Video: Health Insurance Options for Small Businesses and the Self-Employed Small businesses feel trapped with health insurance today. Options can appear to be limited. There may be more than you think available to you. Maybe you are trying to break-free from your employer to go self-employed but health insurance is holding you back. There ar...

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Covid-19 Virus: Health insurance options; a conversation with the specialist

Covid-19 Virus: Health insurance options; a conversation with the specialist

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Business owners are more confused about healthcare than ever

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Small employer options to evaluate small groups

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Health Insurance Math Problem, Not a Benefits Problem

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The Healthcare System Makes You Vulnerable

The doctors in America go to school for a reasonable length of time. I always joke, "like 12 years". For some, that is true. After all that schooling, they do not teach doctors and administrators on how to be customer friendly in a transparent world. They teach them to do one job: administer healthcare to those who are in need. The schooling does not put the...

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‘Medicare for All’ Sounds Good to Some, But Then There’s Reality - By Eric Wilson

By Eric Wilson ORIGINAL ARTICLE PUBLISH ON www.calbrokermag.com Since before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March of 2010, there have been talks about the United States moving toward a “Medicare for All” program, or a single payer system, or a government run health care system or socialized medicine. In countries such as Cana...

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The Future of US Health Insurance

by Eric Wilson Mr. Wilson is a Principal of Wilson Associates, and president of I Sell Health, Inc., a Chicago area insurance agency. Visit here. Since before the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March of 2010, there have been talks about the United States moving towards a Medicare for all program, or a single-payer system, or a government-run...

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Healthcare Rules Changed for Employers

Photo Credit:http://clipart-library.com The way we play the game of health insurance has changed over the years. Currently, many employers, small and large, are grossly overpaying for their benefits program for the workplace. Human Resources has become so complicated and, straight up crazy, that it is hard for anyone to keep up with it. Especially old scho...

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For Immediate Release: Insurance Agent Earns Certificate of Recognition from The Health Insurance Marketplace for Circle of Champions 2018

Insurance Agent Earns Certificate of Recognition from The Health Insurance Marketplace for Circle of Champions 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Evergreen Park, IL - Butch Zemar, Healthcare Reform Specialist and Author, was presented with the Circle of Champions on September 27, 2018, for outstanding ongoing contribution and success during the 2018 Health Insuranc...

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You are the patient, not the customer

Healthcare is personal. When we start seeing the doctor, it is about us, or what is inside of us. These are things we do not go telling the public. Over time we build this relationship with the doctor. There is a comfort zone when it comes to our doctors. The unfortunate thing is, this relationship is one-sided. You are only a good relationship, as long...

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Why is Obamacare Still Here?

Since its inception, the Affordable Care Act has taken its share of hits. Multiple trips to the Supreme Court, not for profit Co-ops failing, for-profit insurance carriers leaving the marketplace, attempts to repeal the law in bits an pieces, and it is still here! Some counties when the rates are filed in the coming months will find that they have no insura...

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For Immediate Release: Local Small Business Event: Spend less and get more from your health plan

For immediate release Local Small Business Event: Spend less and get more from your health plan Elk Grove Village (August 14, 2018): Corkill Insurance Agency, Inc. will be presenting to small businesses on how to they can spend less and get more from their health plans. Small businesses are running into problems maintaining the cost of their he...

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What is your 2019 strategy to combat another increase in premiums?

(Photo Credits: http://www.zcool.com.cn/u/1/) Traditionally employers would control health care costs by moving deductibles up, maybe some max out-of-pocket increases, perhaps even offer a Health Savings Account plan (HSAs). Over time, all this did was delay the next increase. What did it solve? What is your next move for 2019? How much higher can you i...

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The CEO of one of the largest health insurers in the US explains why he thinks healthcare costs so much

Cigna CEO David Cordani Reuters This CEO believes that hospitals and the local community should spend more money on programs to engage the patient in healthcare. If the hospital increases their costs, that gets passed either directly on to the patient or financed through the insurance company. Then the patient/policyholder will end up paying a higher cost...

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Video: Lori Goldstein, founder, owner, and employment lawyer at Law Office of Lori A. Goldstein, LLC

Original post and credits: http://www.advisor.tv/hr-in-the-fast-lane/s6e5-lori-goldstein-founder-owner-and-employment-lawyer-at-law-office-of-lori-a-goldstein-llc

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Health insurance as an open credit card

Unfortunately, many see health insurance as an open credit card. People demand things that they think should be covered and have access to whichever provider they so choose. Requiring to go to the most expensive hospital system because someone else is paying the bill would be entirely different if it came out of your pocket. The truth is, it does cost you ...

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Overusing your health insurance

When reviewing health plans and evaluating cost, keep in mind health insurance wasn't designed to cover every penny related to health care. Everything under the sun on an open credit card is nice, but not when you are paying the bill. But you are. The purpose of insurance is to cover sudden very expensive losses. It's about making you whole again and not...

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