Insurance 101

November 20, 2014

How Insurance Works A health insurance policy is simply a contract between an insurance company and an individual. The type and amount of health care costs that will be covered by the health insurance company are specified in advance, in more »

Advantages of Using a Broker

Even though it doesn’t cost me anything extra, what are the advantages of going through a broker? That is correct. There is no additional charge to you for using a professional broker. As an independent agent, our brokers are able more »

How Will Health Care Reform Affect Me?

What should I know? Health care reform is one of the most talked about topics in the country today. It is often misunderstood, politicized, and confusing. Fortunately, VelaPoint is widely recognized nationally as an industry leader in both product and more »

Health Insurance Options While Unemployed

Short Term Insurance. An affordable health insurance option. Many Americans have used Short Term Medical (STM) policies as a safe and affordable option. For the millions of people who are in between jobs, waiting for Open Enrollment, graduating from school more »

Open Enrollment is over. Can I still get insured?

You may still have some post-enrollment options. There are circumstances in which individuals qualify for special enrollment, meaning outside the open enrollment period. If you attempted to enroll before the March 31, 2014 deadline but were unable to complete the more »

No Additional Costs to Use a Broker!

November 12, 2014

Does it cost me extra money when I go through a broker? No. Fortunately, the cost for your insurance is the same whether you attempt to do this all on your own or, have a professional agent help you navigate more »