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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.
Entries by Rebecca Yates
We are excited to offer Engage Wellness to enhance health insurance plans you are already offering. Engage Wellness is a great way for businesses with group health plans to save money through tax savings while gaining healthier employees through benefits like: Direct Primary Care Telemedicine Care Management Supplemental Benefits Personal Health Dashboard Employee […]
I quit my job in the fall of 2009. The next week my daughter and I contracted H1N1. I spent the first actual week of ‘self-employment’ (it was unemployment at that point, let’s be honest!) in quarantine for a pandemic in the middle of the worst recession our country had ever seen. Sound familiar? I […]
If you lose your job you need to act fast to get the insurance figured out. There are multiple options for people who have recently lost insurance, but you only have 60 days to enroll through the federal exchange. COBRA may not be the only option and you may even qualify for Medicaid. Let us […]
There are two basic types of plans. Traditional plans, which often have low copayments for regular visits, and High Deductible health plans. Traditional plans are what many people used before healthcare reform. They had copayments (a small amount due at the time of service) for regular Dr. visits and medications. They have a deductible and […]
A survey conducted by Anthem Life Insurance Company suggests that one in three millennial workers turned down a prospective job offer either due to insufficient health insurance coverage or none being offered at all. As more millennials are entering marriage and purchasing homes, etc., concerns are shifting. Disability coverage is now part of […]
Do you always go to the same pediatrician? Is your nearest hospital your favorite? Make a list of all the providers you have seen over the last year, and add in any others that you plan to see in the next year. Either you, or your agent, will want to run this list through any […]
Below is the table that the federal government uses to determine health insurance assistance. If your income falls between 135% and 400% of the federal poverty level for your family size you may qualify for assistance with your premiums.
The University of Utah President Ruth Watkins, announced on November 4, 2019 the Hunstman family has pledged $150 million to establish a mental health institute at the University of Utah. “Suicide is increasing as a cause of death,” said Michael Good, University of Utah senior vice president for health services, CEO of University […]
The practice of yoga has been around for centuries. Originating in India, yoga was introduced to America in the late 1800’s. Since then, yoga has grown in popularity, and people who practice yoga are now in the millions, in fact, yoga can now be found in schools, hospitals, senior centers, prisons and office spaces. […]