Becoming chronically ill due to a cognitive impairment, or if you’re unable to perform at least two activities of daily living without substantial assistance, qualifies a person for long-term care. Having insurance that covers long-term care would help pay for the care you need. Depending on the level of care that is required, that care […]
About Rebecca Yates
Rebecca Yates is a published author, licensed insurance broker, consultant and owner of Ark Insurance Solutions, LLC. She has been working in the health insurance industry since 2004. Before starting Ark in 2010, Rebecca worked for a diverse range of organizations including insurance brokerages, aerospace engineers, emergency medical suppliers, and technology consultants. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Westminster College and is currently serving on their Alumni Board, along with various committees at the college. She also serves on the board of Vest Pocket as Vice President and is a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program and is serving as secretary on their alumni board. Her expertise in the field has set her up as a resource and reassurance to her clients, many of whom are small business owners themselves. She is passionate about providing the best appropriate coverage for her clients, both taking time to assess their individual needs and create unique plans that offer the best value.
Rebecca is the mother to two beautiful girls, loves to travel, garden, read and is a DIY enthusiast.
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Did you know there are five factors that can affect how much your health plan’s monthly premium under the health care law? However, individual states can limit how much these factors come into play. These five factors are: Age: Premiums can be up to 3 times higher for older people than for younger people. Location: Where […]
Understanding your deductible and out-of-pocket cost is important when choosing a health care plan. The deductible is the amount of money you need to pay towards your health care before your insurance kicks in and begins to cover costs. Deductibles can range from just a few hundred dollars to several thousand dollars. There are even […]
Millennials find themselves in the stage of life that may require them to purchase their own insurance. After having aged out of their parent’s insurance coverage, both car and health, coverage needs may not be as black and white as one might think. While some millennials are deciding to put off getting married or […]
Travelers insurance covers medical emergencies outside of your service area. When you travel, most plans say they will cover medical emergencies, but they may leave you open to balance billing, conversion problems, and difficulty with approvals of procedures. Having secondary Travel Medical Insurance will ensure you are covered no matter where you are. These plans […]
Carrier Direct Healthcare.gov Catastrophic Plans Gap (Short-Term) Plans When can coverage begin? Usually 45 days Usually 45 days Usually 45 days Usually 2 weeks Will I be […]
Deciding what health coverage’s you need can be overwhelming. Vision coverage is one of those add on items that you can either take or leave it. It is important to note that vision insurance does not cover all things pertaining to your eye. Medical insurance covers things like accidents, surgery and eye diseases. What vision […]
The Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides low-cost insurance converge to children in families who earn too much money to qualify for state Medicaid. If your child(ren) are eligible for CHIP, you do not have to purchase an insurance plan to cover them. Each state has its own rules and guidelines, but the CHIP program […]
In the upcoming months, we can expect to hear what Donald Trump has in store for the Affordable Healthcare Act. During his campaigning, Trump made it known that a change was definitely part of his agenda as President. The policies that Trump is proposing will require extensive changes to the current U.S. regulatory and legal […]
Retirement is an exciting time in life. Typically, it also means you are living on a fixed income. There a few insurance adjustments you might want to look into, they can save you money and also increase your coverage where needed. Ask about car insurance discounts and coverage. Not commuting for work and driving fewer […]