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About Jesse Smedley

Jesse is the Founder and CEO of Smedley Insurance Group, Inc. and iHealthBrokers.com. He is a licensed health and life insurance broker in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Jesse specializes in Medicare and health insurance benefits packages for businesses and their employees. Jesse is the designated responsible broker for Smedley Insurance Group, Inc. He founded Smedley Insurance Group after working for a small captive insurance agency where he was required to sell perhaps the worst health insurance plans to consumers because it was all the company had to offer. He knew there had to be a better way and thus, SIG was born. Jesse can be reached toll free at (866) 260-9829, Ext. 101. His email address is: his first name @iHealthBrokers.com.

Can I Switch From a Health Insurance Marketplace Plan to Medicare?

By |2021-06-03T04:52:54-07:00March 25th, 2021|Categories: Health Insurance 101|Tags: , , , |

Yes, you can switch from the Health Insurance Marketplace to Medicare when you are eligible, but it is incredibly important to do so in a planned and timely manner to avoid complications, issues, and late penalties. What Is the Health Insurance Marketplace? The Health Insurance Marketplace helps people without healthcare coverage find and enroll in a [...]

Cost-Sharing With Medigap Plans K and L

By |2021-05-13T06:44:15-07:00March 24th, 2021|Categories: Medicare Supplements|Tags: , , , |

Cost-sharing is the way you contribute to your health insurance plan. This includes copayments, coinsurance, premiums, and deductibles. Premiums are a set monthly rate that you must pay consistently in order to remain active on your plan. A deductible is an annual fee you pay before you receive your first benefit of that year. Medigap Plans [...]

Is Medigap Plan G a Better Option Than Plan N?

By |2021-04-27T04:45:22-07:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Medicare Supplements|Tags: , , , |

Medigap Plan G offers a bit more coverage than Plan N, making it the more comprehensive option, but Plan N is a bit less expensive. Both, however, are good options. What Is Medigap? Medigap, or Medicare Supplements, are additional, supplemental insurance plans that cover many of the out-of-pocket costs of Original Medicare.  There are 10 different [...]

Do I Need Part D If I Have a Medicare Advantage Plan?

By |2021-04-06T12:41:36-07:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D|Tags: , , , |

No, you don't need Part D if you have Medicare Advantage. In fact, you may already get prescription drug coverage through your Advantage (Part C) plan, and you can add it otherwise. Medicare Advantage Coverage There are 5 main types of Medicare Advantage plans: Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Private Fee-For-Service (PFFS) Special [...]

iHealthBrokers Medicare Advisors Earns Esteemed Angie’s List Super Service Award For Sixth Straight Year

By |2017-01-20T17:47:44-07:00January 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service iHealthBrokers Medicare Advisors has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth [...]

Applying for Medicare at Age 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When you reach the age of 65, it will be time to begin applying for Medicare at age 65. Medicare is also given to some younger adults that suffer from certain disabilities, as well as those who have been diagnosed with End Stage Renal Disease, ESRD. There are a number of terms you may hear when [...]

Turning 65 and Medicare Enrollment

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

For many people, the idea of turning 65 and Medicare enrollment and the corresponding requirements and timelines can be quite overwhelming. After all, this is a new milestone in their life. The good news is, getting to know a little about the Medicare program, how it works and when you are eligible will help you know [...]

Tricare and Medicare Turning 65

By |2018-01-12T17:09:42-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When a person reaches a certain point in their life, they have to begin planning for the future. After working for years or serving in the military, the federal government offers a number of programs to make your golden years easier and more affordable. Two of these are Tricare and Medicare turning 65. The fact is, [...]

When to Apply for Medicare when Turning 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00September 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

When to Apply for Medicare when Turning 65 is one of the leading things people search for when finding out website, so we decided to write an article specifically for you! For the majority of people, when they turn 65 they become eligible to enroll in original Medicare, which includes Part A and Part B coverage. [...]

Signing Up for Medicare at 65

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00August 22nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

If you work or have ever worked, you have likely paid into the Medicare system. However, not everyone knows about or understands the benefits they will become eligible for when they reach the age of 65. Taking some time to learn about signing up for Medicare at 65 and why it is so important can help [...]

Signing Up for Medicare

By |2016-12-23T19:05:48-07:00August 8th, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: , |

Are you getting close to your 65th birthday? If so, you have likely begun to think about signing up for Medicare insurance coverage. However, this decision is not always black and white, which means it requires a bit of consideration and a full understanding of the benefits and how Medicare works. Learning more about the process of [...]

How To Apply For Medicare

By |2016-12-23T19:05:49-07:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog, How To Apply For Medicare|Tags: |

How to apply for Medicare is one of the top calls we get at iHealthBrokers Medicare Advisors. Medicare is the United States health insurance program for people who are 65 years of age or older. There are also certain people under the age of 65 who can qualify for Medicare, including those who suffer from [...]

Aetna Senior Supplemental – ID Card Update

By |2021-11-15T06:25:28-07:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

RE: Aetna Senior Supplemental - Medicare Supplement ID Card Update In an email received on July 18th, 2016 from Aetna Senior Supplemental. Thanks to feedback from our valued agents and policyholders, we have revised some of the language on our Medicare Supplement ID cards to make it easier for medical care providers to electronically verify eligibility [...]

Seven Remaining Obamacare Co-Ops Prepare Survival Strategies

By |2016-12-23T19:05:49-07:00July 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

New failures are piling up among the member-run health insurance co-ops carrying out one of the Affordable Care Act’s most idealistic goals, leaving just seven remaining when the health law’s fourth enrollment season starts in the fall. There were 23 in 2014. The public knows them as co-ops. They’re officially called consumer operated and oriented plans [...]

Parts of Medicare

By |2016-12-23T19:05:49-07:00July 15th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

The Parts of Medicare are often a confusing topic for new Medicare beneficiaries. Especially when you start confusing the Medicare plans offered by Medicare Supplement companies that are also differentiated by Letters A through L. The good news, as with anything that we write about is that we understand it, so we can help you understand it! [...]

Medigap Plan G – Plan F vs Plan G With Video

By |2016-12-23T19:05:49-07:00June 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Medicare Supplements|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Medigap Plan G is the second most comprehensive Medicare supplement, however, in our opinion, it is the best option by a long shot. 90% of individuals calling in to iHealthbrokers Medicare Advisors request Plan F, because it's the best. Once people find out about Plan G, they completely forget about Plan F. Not only is it [...]

Aetna Senior Supplemental Insurance

By |2018-02-01T14:36:32-07:00June 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, Health Insurance 101|Tags: , , , |

Aetna Senior Supplemental Insurance offers a full line of plans related to senior health. Aetna Senior Supplemental Insurance is rated “A” (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company (as of June 12, 2015). “A” (Excellent) is the third highest rating out of sixteen A.M. Best ratings. This is an indicator of Aetna's financial strength and ability to pay future claims. Aetna Senior [...]

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