November 2016

How to Prepare for the Rising Cost of Health Insurance

As you may have heard in the news recently, the cost of health insurance is going to be on the rise in 2017. This is, in part, due to more prescriptions being written for expensive new anti-inflammatory medications. The cost of these new drug treatments reached $2.2 billion in 2015, and as this number increases, the price of your employee or personal health insurance plan will as well.

While a cost increase is never the news anybody wants to hear, it’s important to look at these upcoming changes as an opportunity to invest in a health insurance plan that you can tailor to your needs. With a Blue Cross Health Insurance Plan, you can ensure you’re getting the coverage you need, while offsetting some of these additional costs in the process.

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How Health Insurance Benefits for Retirees are Changing: What You Need to Know

Everyone looks forward to life after retirement. Being able to relax, enjoy your hobbies, and live out your lifelong dreams. While fantasizing about the future, your health insurance benefits are not usually top of mind. Unfortunately, changing work environments are making it increasingly more difficult for you to depart your job knowing you have a secure future. Here are a few things you need to know about changes happening with health insurance benefits and how Medavie Blue Cross Insurance can help. Read more »