Medicare Eligible Employees?

Lisa Rice

Lisa Rice

Health Benefits Account Executive at Merriam Insurance Agency
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There are only certain times when people can enroll in Medicare. Depending on the situation, some people may get Medicare automatically, and others need to apply for Medicare. The first time you can enroll is called your Initial Enrollment Period. Your 7-month Initial Enrollment Period usually: Begins 3 months before the month you...

Two New Types of HRAs Expand Heath Reimbursement Arrangements

Shannon McMeel

Shannon McMeel

TPA Services Representative at Merriam Insurance Agency
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Schenectady, New York 12305

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On October 12, 2017 President Trump issued Executive Order 13813 promoting Healthcare Choice and Competition across the United States. This took the form of a Notice to expand the flexibility and use of Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) to provide more Americans with additional options to obtain quality, affordable healthcare. The proposed...

Long-Term Care Insurance

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI, President

Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI, President

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Brian H. Merriam, CPCU, ARM, AAI, President

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A close relative of mine has always been a saver. He would squirrel away money and only bought used cars rather than new. When it came to wanting something that was new, even if it was on sale, he would instead choose to purchase used if in fact he couldn’t...

How Changes May Affect Your Insurance Premiums

Rachel Houghton

Rachel Houghton

Account Representative at Merriam Insurance Agency
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Schenectady, New York 12305

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Important NYS Paid Family Leave Changes for 2019

Lisa Rice

Lisa Rice

Health Benefits Account Executive at Merriam Insurance Agency
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Schenectady, New York 12305

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Introducing the HR360 Online HR Library

Richard Hale

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
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As the Affordable Care Act enters into a new phase, many regulations attached to it may represent a burden to your organization. The Health Benefit experts at Merriam Insurance may have the solution, HR360. HR360 our FREE online HR Library, features a step-by-step guide on how to comply with major benefit laws...

Prepare now for Long-Term Care

Richard Hale

Richard Hale

Marketing Director at Merriam Insurance Agency
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The majority of Americans will spend time in a nursing home or other long-term care facility at some point in their lives, but most have done nothing to plan for this event. Given the current options for addressing long-term care, they may carry the bulk of the burden personally. Currently, 12 million Americans...

Health Insurance Renewal Season

Shannon McMeel

Shannon McMeel

TPA Services Representative at Merriam Insurance Agency
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Schenectady, New York 12305

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Health insurance renewal season is upon us once again. Every year in recent memory there has been an increase of premium which can be scary and frustrating. The Merriam Agency can ease the frustration of determining which health plan will bring the best overall value to your company and your...

How Does a Medical Deductible Work?

Shannon McMeel

Shannon McMeel

TPA Services Representative at Merriam Insurance Agency
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