Gerri's Spotlight

  • October 15, 2014

    Medicare Open Enrollment: What You Need To Know

    Medicare Open Enrollment is on and there are big changes underway recipients need to know. Bottom line: Many seniors will see higher costs and fewer options. For example, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation, there are fewer Medicare Advantage plans for 2015. In fact, 320,000 enrollees are enrolled in plans that are exiting the market.

  • October 14, 2014

    Health Insurance: Workplace Enrollment

    It’s that time of year again. Companies are opening enrollment in health insurance plans, and if you haven’t gotten a peak at the 2015 changes, be advised, you may get sticker shock when you do. Deductibles will rise 7 percent this year as companies forecast higher healthcare costs.

  • October 10, 2014

    Ready or Not, Here Comes Round No. 2 of Obamacare

    Ready or not, here comes Round No. 2 of Obamacare. And, as much as I’d like to start this blog with an analysis of costs, details such as premiums for Obamacare, 2015 policies won’t be made public until open enrollment starts Nov. 15, conveniently after the election. So, forget getting your arms around price tags. At least for now.

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