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New Medicare Cards Are Coming!

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have begin mailing new Medicare cards without Social Security Numbers (SSNs) on them to help fight identity fraud. These new cards will help better protect identity's of Medicare cardholders.  Those who will be first...

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5 Reasons To Get A Colonoscopy This Month

March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month. To help end the rising number of colon cancer diagnoses, we must start with prevention. Here are 5 reasons to schedule a colonoscopy this month.   5. Colorectal cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer related...

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Make Your Health Insurance Benefits Work For You

Make your health insurance benefits work for you. Here are some tips to help you get the most from your BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BlueCross) individual and family health insurance plan. Start by making an appointment with your doctor each year By first...

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4 Tips On How to Choose a Medigap Plan

• Review all your different options • Compare prices and company stability • Know the best time to buy • Be aware of upcoming changes Original Medicare doesn’t cover everything, but there are options to consider. And that can be really confusing. One option is a...

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Time for a Life Insurance Checkup

Change is Constant in Life One thing that is a constant in life is change.  Our bodies change, our health changes, our income changes, our family size changes, our friends change, cars, homes and so much more. When it comes to your life insurance, your priorities and...

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Choose A Career Helping Others: Become An Insurance Agent

Do you enjoy helping people?  Imagine a career where you get paid to do so.  Enter the career of a life and health insurance agent.  But how do you get started?  It starts with an insurance license obtained through your state’s department of insurance. The basic...

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Understanding Part D Coverage

Many of our Medicare clients frequently ask questions about the need for Part D coverage. Part D is the coverage that can help pay for your prescription drugs. Some people may question why take Part D coverage if they take no prescriptions. Therefore, it is important...

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Enrolling in Medicare and Then What?

The baby boomers are coming, and coming in a huge wave of over 10,000 people a day turning 65.  That’s a huge number of new Medicare eligible people that will join the Nation’s oldest and largest healthcare plan.  But even before the Medicare card comes, there are...

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Cancer and You: What You Need To Know

Chances are, you have already been impacted by a diagnosis of cancer within your circle of family and friends.  And if you have, the emotional and financial stress that it can place on you can be devastating. According to recent statistics, 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women...

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Welcome to Our New Blog

The past year has been an incredible journey for our fabulous team at Lourie Life & Health.  Through the support of clients and agents throughout the Carolinas and Georgia, we have experienced record growth in both the health and life sectors.  We feel like now,...

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