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McGrath Insurance Group Agent Becomes PPACA Certified

STURBRIDGE, Mass. – Jennifer Krog, Life & Related Account Executive at McGrath Insurance Group, Inc., became certified through The National Association of Health Underwriters’ (NAHU) new professional development course on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This continuing education course for agents has been approved in all 50 states, and Krog will receive […]

Time to Trade-In the Cadillac Health Plan

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA In a few years, millions of Americans will likely be trading in their Cadillacs for Corollas. We’re not talking about cars.  The government invested billions into General Motors, so driving a Cadillac would be protecting your investment. But if you have a “Cadillac” health plan – one that costs […]

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Healthcare Reform Always Seems To Make Things Worse

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Why do attempts to fix our healthcare system always seem to make it even worse?  At every turn, costs increase, quality often decreases and the process starts again. As a result of the healthcare reform that took place a few years ago under Governor Romney, Massachusetts health insurance premiums […]

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Affordable Care Act Isn’t

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Calling something “affordable” doesn’t make it so. Even without considering its impact on health insurance premiums, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has an estimated cost of about $1 trillion, making it the most expensive new law in history.  And the real cost of healthcare reform is likely […]

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