Exchange Special Enrollment Provided Due to COVID-19

Exchange Special Enrollment Provided Due to COVID-19

On Jan. 28, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a new special enrollment period (SEP) due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through Exchanges using the federal www.HealthCare.gov platform. States using their own Exchange platforms are strongly encouraged to make a similar SEP available in their states. Highlights A new SEP will be available Feb. 15,…

Comparing the Two Major COVID-19 Stimulus Packages

Comparing the Two Major COVID-19 Stimulus Packages

President Donald Trump recently signed into law an emergency stimulus package designed to deliver approximately $900 billion in COVID-19-related aid. The chart provides an overview of the highlights of the new stimulus package, and how it compares to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed into law in March 2020. This will likely…

5 Ways to Start Your Year Off Right

5 Ways to Start Your Year Off Right

Like many other people, you may be thinking about what you would like to accomplish in 2021 or what life changes you could make. Common New Year’s resolutions include losing weight, exercising, getting organized, learning new skills and saving money. To achieve your resolutions, try the following strategies: Set a goal that motivates you. Set…