2809, 2015

MEDICARE AND WORKERS COMP

If you are employed and also eligible for Medicare, there may come a time you will want to understand the relationship between Medicare and Workers’ Compensation. If you are injured on the job, your employer provided Workers’ Compensation insurance will be responsible for payment of medical and other related bills associated with the accident.

Medicare can’t […]

2409, 2015

THE RIGHT MEDICARE QUESTIONS

Medicare open enrollment is right around the corner and you may be confused about the complexities of Medicare. Are you asking the right Medicare questions? Below are some questions to ask your Medicare agent, or an insurance agency, such as Columbia River Insurance Services to get you on the right track. We have Medicare agents in Vancouver WA who […]

2209, 2015

THE FASTEST WAY TO GET YOUR MEDICARE CARD

GETTING YOUR MEDICARE CARD QUICKLY

You have 3 options in obtaining your Medicare card:

Call 1.800.MEDICARE
Go on-line to: www.medicare.gov
Go to your nearest Social Security Office, as they are the ones that handle this. There are no local Medicare agencies. If you worked past your eligible age of 65 and declined your initial coverage, it is strongly recommended that […]

2109, 2015

MEDICARE CARDS

We often get questions about Medicare cards. Sometimes they get lost, you have a name change, or you may be getting ready to receive your first one. Here are some of the basics regarding Medicare cards.

New to Medicare?

You will receive your Medicare card in the mail 3 months prior to eligibility. The Medicare card will […]

1509, 2015

MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT

Making sense of Medicare, the government run health insurance plan for people with disabilities and those age 65 and older, isn’t easy. The options read like alphabet soup including Parts A and B (original Medicare), Part C (Medicare Advantage), and Part D (drug coverage).

Every year Medicare beneficiaries have a chance to change their coverage during […]

909, 2015

GENERAL LIABILITY FOR BUSINESS – ARE YOU COVERED?

General Liability For Business – Are you covered?

We understand all Washington businesses are unique. You are not exempt from litigation just because you are a small or medium-sized business. All businesses need General Liability Business Insurance to protect their organizations from unforeseen events. General Liability Business Insurance should be the foundation of your insurance program.

General […]

309, 2015

WEDDING INSURANCE

Is there anything worse than planning and preparing for your wedding or special event only to have it canceled at the last minute due to weather, or some other unforeseen reason? Weddings are important and you want your event to go off without any issues. Wedding insurance helps protect your special day and the planning […]