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July 1- Articles you need to read

By Nicci Troiani | July 1, 2014

Over the month of June, we’ve run into some great articles that we wanted to share. From being on top of enrollment dates for individual insurance, to exploring why millennials need life insurance to a poll of workers giving their opinion on the Affordable Care Act and employee wellness programs- you’ll find it here.  1.…

How Does Dental Insurance Compare to Everyday Expenses?

By Nicci Troiani | June 25, 2014

When considering dental insurance, it helps to put the cost in perspective. This great infographic was found on dentistryiq.com and was created by Lauren Burns: Did you know you can request a dental insurance quote right on our website? Click here to get your quote

Dental Insurance: Do I need it?

By Nicci Troiani | June 17, 2014

With the Affordable Care Act now well into play, we are all now required to have health insurance but the new law does not apply to dental insurance. So do you need a stand-alone dental plan if your current health plan doesn’t cover it? Here are some questions to ask yourself:   Do I need…

Public Opinion of the Affordable Care Act: Infographic

By Nicci Troiani | June 4, 2014

 Whether you have an opinion about the Affordable Care Act or not, there is no denying that it the policy has been a major change to America’s health insurance industry. The below infographic was found on the Kaiser Family Foundation site and gives us some insight into what America thinks about the plan.     Do…

2015 Marketplace Enrollment Dates and Deadlines

By Nicci Troiani | May 20, 2014

The following dates and deadlines were found via Zane Benefits (Click here to read the original). Each state’s dealines will vary. This article is based on the guidelines for the federally-run exchanges, dates for your state run exchanges may be similar, or possibly earlier.   2015 Dates and Deadlines November 15, 2014: Open enrollment begins…

Big Name Drugs Going Generic

By Nicci Troiani | May 13, 2014

If you are currently on a big-name prescription drug with big name costs, you might be in luck! Many of these drugs are losing patent protection, which means that they could be soon facing generic competition. Below is  the list of popular drugs scheduled to lose U.S. market protection. ( Found on: http://www.osbornassoc.com/blog/popular_drugs_are_going_off_patent_in_2013_2016)     BRAND NAME…

Employee Feature – Don Halbur

By Nicci Troiani | April 23, 2014

Don has been in the health and life insurance industry since March of 2010 and has been with IGO since that same time.  He enjoys working with all of the great people in this area to help service their insurance needs.  Don specializes in working with the Senior market clients.  He enjoys providing them help…

Women and Life Insurance

By Nicci Troiani | March 19, 2014

This March (which is women’s month!), life insurance may not be top of mind, but this article has some startling facts.  According to the Insurance Information Institute, many women underestimate their family contributions and often lack sufficient Life Insurance. According to the article, 43% of women have no life insurance, and of those that are…

Nixpo This Weekend!

By Nicci Troiani | March 13, 2014

  Will you or someone you know be at the Nixpo event this weekend? This is the 19th year that the Nixa Chamber of Commerce has held the show and this year it sold out! Make sure to stop by the Insurance Group of the Ozark’s booth to say hi if you are at the…

Join us at the 2014 KGBX Women's show this weekend!

By Nicci Troiani | February 19, 2014

The team at IGO will be at the KGBX Women’s show this weekend to answer any questions you have about life and health insurance. Really- ask us anything! (or set up an appointment to ask us later). Where: Ozark Empire Fairgrounds E-Plex When: February 22, 2014 8 am – 4 pm  Learn more about the…

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