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Skin Cancer Awareness Month!

Summer is fast approaching. Before you head out to the beaches with your Yeti cooler filled with your favorite beverages, we wanted to take this time to give you some tips and advice on how to mitigate your chances of contracting a hidden enemy: skin cancer. You may not realize it, but did you know that May is "Skin Cancer Awareness Month"? As such, we...

Why Having An Independent Agency Is Important!

Insurance agencies are a dime a dozen it seems nowadays. You got State Farm over there, Farmers down that way, and The Harrin Group up the hill. But with so many agencies waving their arms for your attention, who do we go to? Let's first take the example of a "captive" agency (ie. State Farm). To keep it simple, when one goes to an agency...

Coronavirus Paving The Way For Telehealth

As you may of heard, whether you are in San Antonio, Texas or Las Vegas, Nevada, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is not only impacting our day-to-day lives, but the way certain industries run as well. Take for instance the medical industry. You probably noticed that your local primary care doctor's office has switched their operations to prioritize COVID-19 related cases, versus routine follow-ups that were scheduled....

Tips To Prepare For The Coronavirus

By now, we are sure you have heard about the pandemic going around the globe referred to as "Coronavirus". We here at The Harrin Group felt it would be beneficial for our audience to learn some quick tips on how to reduce the risk of becoming infected, as we are in the business of keeping our clients healthy and happy. One of the biggest recommendations...

CHAMPVA And Medicare

  We meet a lot of folks in our business needing different types of insurance coverage, from Medicare plans to life insurance. Sometimes these folks are veterans and their spouses end up having what is called CHAMPVA coverage. While you may have heard of TRICARE, which is for active-duty and retired members of the uniformed services, CHAMPVA differs in that it is a Department of...