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As fun as OHOWIHATEOHIOSTATE is as a phrase, let’s not go overboard. I won’t be hoping for children suffering career-altering injuries. This is a stupifying comment by @Dougbug, really.Let me re-write this tweet for y’all.I thought that since I am a physician,...

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Every Deadline is Here

Every Deadline is HereIndividual health insurance: December 15th is the last day to apply, if you want health insurance coverage to begin on January 1. January 15th is the last day to apply if you want health insurance to begin on February 1.Medicare: December 7th is...

Our Empathy To Florida

Our Empathy To Florida

Our Empathy To FloridaCertain things are bigger than presentations. Given the number of people that are already scheduled to watch from Florida, let’s give them time.Note: there will be a Special Enrollment Period granted by the CMS, as a result of the natural...

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Medicare Advantage Hacks

Medicare Advantage HacksThe Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period ends on March 31. Existing Medicare Advantage policyowners can switch to another plan, once, and that period ends in a week.If you like your plan and intend to keep it, here is a detail that many...

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Post-Covid Ripple Effects

In This Edition (we need a new word, suggestions please!):Return to Pre-pandemic normal = bad news for someCOVID’s Effect on Insurance Premiums Not In The Price (yet)More Free Quoting Access (it has always existed)Public Health Emergency EndsHooray no masks required....

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One Month Remains

Is Putin A Friend Of The Federal Reserve?Note: this byline is NOT A SUGGESTION OF POLITICAL MANIPULATION by Russia, don’t even go there. And ofc (of course), not financial advice, dyor.Anyways, at a time that interest rates would rationally rise (Fed increasing...

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TGIF

When Will The Volatility Stop?The VIX tells you: not today (probably).The professional market keeps an eye out on a statistic call the VIX, and instead of the textbook definition (link), let’s describe it this way.There are options on the S&P500 as a whole, which...

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No Surprise (Act)

The Train Is Leaving The StationLast-Minute QuoteCoverage to begin February 1. If you do not have a Life Qualifying Event, the deadline is in days. Note that dental and vision, if “off-marketplace,” does not have this calendar. Medicare BasicsYou can still adjust,...