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MEDICARE’S EXPANDED TELEHEALTH BENEFITS

Medicare has temporarily expanded it’s coverage of telehealth services to respond to COVID-19 Medicare beneficiaries can temporarily use telehealth services for common office visits, mental health counseling and preventive health screenings. This will help ensure Medicare beneficiaries are able to visit with their doctor from their home, without having to go to a doctor’s office […]
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INTERIM GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES AND EMPLOYERS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will update this interim guidance as needed and as additional information becomes available. CDC is working across the Department of Health and Human Services and across the U.S. government in the public health response to COVID-19. Much is unknown about how the virus that causes COVID-19 spreads. […]
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BCBS COVERAGE INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS AND MEMBERS REGARDING COVID-19

We are closely monitoring the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. We are committed to helping our employer customers and members stay informed and educated about COVID-19 and assisting those who might be affected. With regard to treatment fort COVID-19, our plans cover medically necessary health benefits, including physician services, hospitalization and emergency services consistent with […]
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IRS GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS REGARDING COVID-19

The IRS released guidance on Wednesday that confirms employers may waive out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus testing and treatment for workers enrolled in high deductible health plans. Employers have been hesitant to eliminate cost-sharing for medical tests for COVID-19 for fear of running afoul of the law even as several states and dozens of private health […]
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HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE CORONAVIRUS

You’ve likely heard about the Coronavirus (officially called “2019-Novel Coronavirus” or “COVID-19”) in the news. While there isn’t a vaccine yet and the immediate health risk remains low, Medicare is still here to help. Your Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers a test to see if you have Coronavirus. This test is covered when your […]
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Exciting News…..Coming Soon….. Southwestern Montana Insurance Center, LLC.

I am the President of Southwestern Montana Financial Center, Inc., with locations in Belgrade & Helena. On April 1, 2019, Southwestern Montana Financial Center, Inc. experienced a great honor. Reliance Global Holdings, LLC., a Company based in New Jersey, purchased the substantial assets of Southwestern Montana Financial Center, Inc. The Insurance Division will transition as […]
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Welcome Yaakov Beyman, Vice President Insurance Division of Reliance Global Holdings, LLC.

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IRS 2019/2020 HSA Contribution Limits

For the year 2019 the HSA Contribution Limit for Individual Coverage is $3,500, and for Family it is $7,000. For the upcoming year 2020 it will be $3,550 for Individual Coverage, and for Family $7,100. If you are age 55+ you can contribute an additional $1,000 for a “catch up” contribution.
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CMS AWARD FOR SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA FINANCIAL CENTER, INC.

CONGRATULATIONS! Your strong performance enrolling individuals and families in Marketplace coverage has earned you a spot in the HealthCare.gov Elite Circle of champions for 2019 and 2020.  You have attained status in the Elite Circle of Champions because you have helped individuals and families make 100 or more plan selections during this year’s Open Enrollment […]
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