The Barend Agency Inc.

The Barend Agency Inc. The Barend Agency Inc. is an independent insurance agency that specializes in Medicare and individual health insurance.

Operating as usual

10/05/2021

We are almost at the Annual Election Period for Medicare recipients whereby  these recipients can change their MAPD plans or standalone drug plans. It starts on 10/15 and runs through 12/7.

Medicare Advantage plans from private insurance came to be because the cost of Original Medicare became too high. Congre...
09/23/2021

Medicare Advantage plans from private insurance came to be because the cost of Original Medicare became too high. Congress started these plans under the premise that they could save the government money. So, why does Congress want to cut these plans?

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/cuts-in-medicare/

#Healthcare #Medicare #medicareadvantage

Many seniors have Medicare Advantage, but few understand it and how it came to be that Original Medicare is being replac...
09/10/2021

Many seniors have Medicare Advantage, but few understand it and how it came to be that Original Medicare is being replaced by Medicare Advantage.

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/the-future-of-medicare-advantage/

#Medicare #Healthcare #MedicareAdvantage

Many seniors have Medicare Advantage, but few understand it and how it came to be that Original Medicare is being replaced by Medicare Advantage.

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/the-future-of-medicare-advantage/

#Medicare #Healthcare #MedicareAdvantage

We all have experienced excessive drug prices at one time or another in our lives. Any of our relatives with a debilitat...
08/17/2021

We all have experienced excessive drug prices at one time or another in our lives. Any of our relatives with a debilitating disease understands this and many have tried to figure out how to lower their costs of medications.

There are ways to combat this escalation in drug prices and most people are not aware of what or how to do that.

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/drug-prices-in-america-2021/

#Medicare #DrugPrices #Health

We all have experienced excessive drug prices at one time or another in our lives. Any of our relatives with a debilitating disease understands this and many have tried to figure out how to lower their costs of medications.

There are ways to combat this escalation in drug prices and most people are not aware of what or how to do that.

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/drug-prices-in-america-2021/

#Medicare #DrugPrices #Health

Hometown Health from Northern NV has entered the Southern NV market along with Ambetter, Select Health, and Friday Healt...
07/24/2021

Hometown Health from Northern NV has entered the Southern NV market along with Ambetter, Select Health, and Friday Health Plans.

To complicate things, the Nevada Health Link offers individual coverage with or without a government subsidy. Off the exchange, there is no subsidy.

#Health #healthinsurance #healthcare

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/individual-coverage-in-nevada/

Hometown Health from Northern NV has entered the Southern NV market along with Ambetter, Select Health, and Friday Health Plans.

To complicate things, the Nevada Health Link offers individual coverage with or without a government subsidy. Off the exchange, there is no subsidy.

#Health #healthinsurance #healthcare

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/individual-coverage-in-nevada/

I am 65 and still working, do I stay on my group health insurance, or do I go onto Medicare? Well, not an easy question ...
07/01/2021

I am 65 and still working, do I stay on my group health insurance, or do I go onto Medicare? Well, not an easy question to answer as there are many factors to consider.

#Medicare #healthcare #healthinsurance

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-or-my-group-health-insurance

I am 65 and still working, do I stay on my group health insurance, or do I go onto Medicare? Well, not an easy question to answer as there are many factors to consider.

#Medicare #healthcare #healthinsurance

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-or-my-group-health-insurance

Any senior that has a Medicare Supplement in addition to Medicare Parts A & B can now change their supplemental plan the...
06/09/2021

Any senior that has a Medicare Supplement in addition to Medicare Parts A & B can now change their supplemental plan the month of and the month after their birthday.

#Medicare #BirthdayRule #Healthcare

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-update-nevada-birthday-rule

Any senior that has a Medicare Supplement in addition to Medicare Parts A & B can now change their supplemental plan the month of and the month after their birthday.

#Medicare #BirthdayRule #Healthcare

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-update-nevada-birthday-rule

Over the years Medicare has changed significantly. Sometimes for the good and sometimes not so good. Wanted to provide s...
03/29/2021

Over the years Medicare has changed significantly. Sometimes for the good and sometimes not so good. Wanted to provide some food for thought on how the different plans work to provide you with a better understanding of
Medicare.

#Medicare #Healthcare #ACA

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-beyond-2021/

Over the years Medicare has changed significantly. Sometimes for the good and sometimes not so good. Wanted to provide some food for thought on how the different plans work to provide you with a better understanding of
Medicare.

#Medicare #Healthcare #ACA

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-beyond-2021/

The Medicare 2020 season is over, and it is time to reflect on what happened and what did not happen. First, allow me to...
12/14/2020

The Medicare 2020 season is over, and it is time to reflect on what happened and what did not happen. First, allow me to say that having a season to buy Medicare is only helpful for the government. The public has no say in it!

#medicare #medicaid #health

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-2020-some-afterthoughts/

Learn more about how Medicare could change in the coming years and months. #Medicare #healthcarenews
11/20/2020
Biden's health care policy will change Medicare in 2 big ways

Learn more about how Medicare could change in the coming years and months.

#Medicare #healthcarenews

As President Elect Joe Biden takes office next year, Medicare beneficiaries may also want to keep an eye out for additional initiatives around prescription drug price stabilization and a possible lower eligibility age. 

Average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2. Find out what else is expected to chang...
09/25/2020
Trump Administration Announces Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums and New Payment Model to Make Insulin Affordable Again for Seniors | CMS

Average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2. Find out what else is expected to change in 2021.

#Medicare #Healthcare #MedicalPremiums

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/trump-administration-announces-historically-low-medicare-advantage-premiums-and-new-payment-model

Ahead of the annual Medicare Open Enrollment, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), under the leadership of President Trump, announced today that average 2021 premiums for Medicare Advantage plans are expected to decline 34.2 percent from 2017 while plan choice, benefits, and enrollmen...

IRMAA stands for Income Related Modified Adjusted Amount. A government way of saying a surcharge or a fine for earning t...
08/17/2020

IRMAA stands for Income Related Modified Adjusted Amount. A government way of saying a surcharge or a fine for earning too much money according to Medicare. It is really a tax on those that have done well for themselves and family. The surcharge is based in income levels and your marital status.

https://www.insurance4unevada.com/medicare-how-to-appeal-an-irmaa/

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918 E. Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, NV
89104

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(702) 250-2200

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Specializing in health and life insurance. Also offer all Medicare Advantage plans; standalone drug plans and Medicare Supplements as well ass individual coverage.

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