In July of 2009, Rick Stark and the legislative committee of the Broward Association of Health Underwriters (BAHU) visited Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz to discuss ideas on reforming Americaâ€™s health insurance system. Pictured from left to right; Rick Stark, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Milt Lewis, Michael Schlossberg and Steve Needleman.
The Medicare Modernization Act became effective on January 1 st of 2004. The purpose was to expand the Medicare program to include prescription drugs to all seniors and to be the most cost effective for the neediest citizens. Medicare Part A covers hospitalization, and Part B medical care. Part C created newer…Details
Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are a new way for consumers to pay for medical expenses. As of January 1, 2004, almost anyone with a qualified high-deductible health plan can also have a Health Savings Account. HSAs can save you money on your medical care now as well as provide a good way to save for…Details
This past week, the mainstream news outlets again discussed the “crisis” of uninsured Americans. A figure of approximately 40 million and roughly 15% of the population was promoted. The intimation, of course, being that this group of people cannot obtain medical treatment, and so that our system must be unfair. In the real world, most…Details
Many people think they have the wherewithal to retire and enjoy their golden years. Travel, volunteer your time, visit family and friends-Surprise! Health care costs, never expected, are the biggest threat to retirement savings. Yes, the government will provide some coverage and some employers will pay some retirement health costs, but the lion’s share will…Details