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Eye Health

A familiar sight. The elusive eye chart, where we squint and squint to try to read the microscopic letters and numbers, in hopes of passing the test with full colors. But did you know that according to a recent University of Michigan poll, 1 in 5 Americans ages 50-80 have missed out on getting their eyes checked within the past two years. So why does... Read Article

Happy Holidays!

Here at The Harrin Group, we would like to wish everyone a joyous holiday season and it is our hope that you enjoy spending quality time with those who matter most in your life. Until next time... The Harrin Group... Read Article

Good Rx

Have you ever been in a situation where you were prescribed a medication and your plan wants a big co-pay or co-insurance for it? Or maybe you simply do not have any health coverage, and dislike paying the full retail cost for a medication? Well, the good news is there is a free program called "GoodRx" that allows consumers who have coverage (ie. Medicare plan,... Read Article

Saving Money On Health Insurance

Lets talk about health insurance for a moment, specifically regarding coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace. After someone puts in an application, they will find out if they qualify for what is referred to as a "premium tax credit", that lowers one's premium (the amount payed each month for coverage). Qualification is based on the household income, so in general, higher-income individuals and families will... Read Article

New Medicare Cards

If you haven't heard the news, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is changing up the Medicare card, to one that is unique in its ID #, instead of the current Social Security numbered one. This initiative will be completed by April 2019. The mail outs are done automatically and are sent based on the location of the person. CMS has taken this... Read Article