About Bobby Brock

Bobby Brock, our President, began his career with American General in 1992. He left the company in 1995 to start his own independent agency. He has has earned the LUTCF designation ("Life Underwriters Training Council Fellow") for his studies of personal and business lines from the American College. Bobby is also a Certified Senior Advisor, CSA, by the Society of Certified Senior Advisors for his studies of psychological and financial issues facing senior Americans. Bobby has 23 years experience with Life, Health, investments, property and casualty lines.

Hospital Inpatient vs Observation Status

By |2018-01-09T05:47:56-05:00May 30th, 2016|Medicare|

The Two-Midnight Rule: Inpatient vs Observation Status In 2013, CMS (Medicare) promulgated the “Two-Midnight Rule", a controversial rule that costs Mississippi's Medicare beneficiaries a lot of money.  This rule established time rather than medical conditions as a determining factor for whether or not a person should be admitted as an inpatient. It gives [...]

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2016 Medicare Part B Premiums

By |2016-05-27T08:25:23-05:00October 19th, 2015|Company News|

The Medicare Part B premium will increase from $104.90 to $121.80 in 2016, but the Hold Harmless provision in the Social Security Act exempts most people from the increase because there will be no cost of living adjustment in social security next year. People who have to pay a higher premium because of their income and people who [...]

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Choosing A Medigap Plan: F, G, N, & L

By |2015-10-21T06:45:52-05:00October 11th, 2015|Medicare|

Medicare supplement insurance plans , also known as Medigap, are standardized Insurance plans specifically designed to work with Original or "Traditional" Medicare. Choosing your Medigap plans help you customize your Medicare plan. You can choose the Medigap and Part D prescription plan that best fits your needs and your budget. Being able to customize your plan is an [...]

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Mississippi Medicare Part D For 2016

By |2018-01-09T05:47:56-05:00October 11th, 2015|Medicare|

Each year Medicare Part D plan sponsors make changes to the plan premiums, copays, tier rankings and formularies. There may also be changes in quantity limits and step therapy requirements. You should receive a letter from your plan informing you of the changes for the coming year. If you are not sure of what to [...]

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Traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage

By |2016-04-01T14:29:09-05:00October 11th, 2015|Medicare|

Traditional Medicare is a fee for service health insurance plan for people over 65 and with certain disabilities. Fee for service means the health care provider is paid a fee for the healthcare service. Traditional Medicare allows you to use any doctor or hospital that accepts Medicare. There are deductibles, copays and the 20% which [...]

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Medicare Open Enrollment

By |2015-10-18T13:05:21-05:00October 11th, 2015|Medicare|

Medicare open enrollment is also called the Medicare Annual Election Period. Medicare open enrollment is October 15th through December 7th. During this time, you can make changes to your Medicare Plan. Medicare plans are your primary Medicare plan like Traditional Medicare or Medicare Advantage, or Part D prescription coverage. Medigap plans are not [...]

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Original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage

By |2018-01-09T05:47:56-05:00July 14th, 2015|Medicare|

If you will be turning 65 soon, it’s time to learn about Medicare. You will be getting mail about Medicare plans from every insurance company you’ve ever heard of and some you haven’t. Although it’s very stressful, it is very important for you to learn enough about Medicare to make the right decision about which [...]

Insurance Protection Against Life’s Perils

By |2018-01-09T05:47:56-05:00July 2nd, 2015|Health|

Thanks to new advances in medical technology, the healthcare system in the United States can keep us feeling better and living longer than ever before. But all this comes at a price and it's not cheap. That is why health insurance is so important. New legislation requires everyone to participate in health insurance and anyone [...]