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STAHU 2020 Ethics CE Credit

Thanks to all that attended the STAHU 2-HR  Ethics CE class on 1/14/20.  


We leaned all about "Ethics, the NAHU Way"  from Denise Villagram, MGA of Entrust, Inc. followed by a STAHU Mixer... Happy Hour.  


Thanks to our sponsor, allwell. 


Join us at our next event and find our more on this website.  


Ethics CE Class Sponsor

Click on the logo to learn more

 

Allwell is a new Medicare Advantage plan. We provide quality healthcare you'd expect from a big company, but delivered on a local level. That means our members benefit from strategic care coordination and programs through the strong and collaborative relationships we build with healthcare providers and community organizations. 

Our Medicare Advantage plans are designed to give you:

  • Affordable healthcare coverage
  • Benefits you need to take good care of yourself
  • Access to doctors, nurses and specialists who work together to help you feel your best
  • Coverage for prescription drugs
  • Extra benefits that aren’t covered by Medicare Part A or Part B (Original Medicare)

With so many details and options to consider, choosing a new Medicare Advantage plan can be challenging and confusing. But we're here to help.

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Join STAHU/TAHU/NAHU - Become a member

If you would like to become a member of the 

National Association of Health Underwriters 

Texas Association of Health Underwriters

South Texas Association of Health Underwriters


Click on the link below where your membership includes all three associations

Agency Membership has arrived at NAHU

     

Find Out About Agency Membership


 We are so glad you're a part of NAHU. We wanted to make sure you knew about an exciting new opportunity that may benefit your agency — and save you money. Please watch the short video below. 

Charitable Organization

PTSD USA Camp Hope

 

THE PTSD FOUNDATION OF AMERICA’S MISSION


 

 

  • PTSD Foundation of America is a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring to our combat veterans and their families with post traumatic stress. Many warriors are coming home with visible wounds; countless others are coming home with scars we cannot see, wounded souls from witnessing the horrors of war over and over again – PTSD. We feel it is our duty as Americans to help these mighty warriors and their families adjust and find their new normal.
  • It is our turn to step up with other excellent existing community organizations and help those that have fought and sacrificed so much for us. We are faith-based in our approach and have a great history of providing hope and healing to those experiencing the unseen wounds of war. We offer a safe place where no one is judged, everyone is supported, and everything a warrior says or is revealed is confidential within the group.
  • We would like the opportunity to train and/or help form groups within your community for warriors & their families to reach out to. Our teams consist of Veterans, Active and Reserve Service Members as well as civilians that have a heart for the military and their families. We have active, reserve and/or veterans from every war up to World War II that are coming to our groups. Warriors that we have worked with have learned how to heal and cope with PTSD to find their “new normal” and are now are reaching out to other warriors to let them know that there is hope in the darkness and they are NOT alone.



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STAHU Events 2020

Here is our lineup for 2020

1/14/2020

2 HR Ethics CE Class

3pm - 5pm

Saltgrass Steak House, 3000 W Expy 83, McAllen, TX 78501,

Event Details

1/14/2020

2 HR Ethics CE Class

Kick-off your 2020 by getting your Ethics CE requirements out of the way.   Join us. 

3pm - 5pm

Saltgrass Steak House, 3000 W Expy 83, McAllen, TX 78501,

1/14/2020

STAHU MIXER

5 - 7pm

Saltgrass Steak House, 3000 W Expy 83, McAllen, TX 78501,

Event Details

1/14/2020

STAHU MIXER

Hang around after our Ethics CE class and say hello to our RGV family. 

5 - 7pm

Saltgrass Steak House, 3000 W Expy 83, McAllen, TX 78501,

2/5/2020

Day at the Capitol

8 am - 4 pm

Austin TX

Event Details

2/5/2020

Day at the Capitol

Come and join other TAHU Members and some of our State Legislators in Austin.  See what is on the horizon for 2020. 

8 am - 4 pm

Austin TX

3/31/2020

Professional Development Day

3pm - 5pm

Top Golf - Pharr TX

Event Details

3/31/2020

Professional Development Day

Join us for 2 hours of CE credit

3pm - 5pm

Top Golf - Pharr TX

3/31/2020

STAHU Mixer

5pm - 7pm

Top Golf - Pharr TX

Event Details

3/31/2020

STAHU Mixer

After our 2 HR CE credit at our Professional Development Day, stick  around or come and join us for fun and golf at Top Golf

5pm - 7pm

Top Golf - Pharr TX

More Events

In the news

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Medicare For All could die in 2020 as private insurers add seniors

 Health insurers are expected to make it more difficult on Presidential candidates pushing single payer versions of “Medicare for All” after they added hundreds of thousands of seniors to their private Medicare Advantage plans this year. New benefits for seniors under Medicare Advantage began Wednesday, the first day of the 2020 New Year, in what has already been a record for the number of health plans participating in a program that offers seniors the same benefits as traditional Medicare plus extras like preventative care and outpatient healthcare services.  

3 drug pricing policy experiments to watch in 2020

 Politicians spent the better part of 2019 bickering over the best way to lower drug prices. But in the meantime, states, advocates — even the drug and insurance industries — were devising novel strategies for solving this perplexing challenge. 2020 will be the year many of those experimental ideas are tested. If they pan out, they’ll undoubtedly be models for other states or companies — and perhaps serve as inspiration for Washington, too. STAT looks at three of the most interesting ideas 

There is no free lunch — even in health care

  Obamacare was supposed to fix all of this — so why are so many Americans still uninsured, even when they qualify for subsidized and even free insurance? According to a new analysis by the Kaiser Family Foundation, “28% of uninsured individuals who could shop on the Marketplace, or 4.7 million people nationwide, are eligible to purchase a bronze plan with $0 premiums after subsidies in 2020. This figure is similar to 2019, when 27% of uninsured individuals, or 4.2 million people, could purchase a no-premium bronze plan.”  

Many Californians can't afford health insurance. Will 2020 reforms provide relief?

 Even with access to health insurance at a historic high in the state, a growing share of uninsured Californians say they struggle to afford coverage, according to new survey results. The new data show the share of people in the state who say cost is their main reason for being uninsured inched upward for the third consecutive year in 2018, according to UCLA’s California Health Interview Survey. Nearly four out of every 10 uninsured residents, or 37%, said the price of insurance was the leading reason for not having coverage.  

Pharmaceutical companies celebrated New Year's by raising the prices on more than 250 drugs

  Drugmakers including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Gilead Sciences, and Biogen hiked U.S. list prices on more than 50 drugs on Wednesday, bringing total New Year's Day drug-price increases to more than 250, according to data analyzed by the healthcare research firm 3 Axis Advisors. Reuters reported on Tuesday that drugmakers including Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, and Sanofi SA were planning to increase prices on more than 200 drugs in the United States on Jan. 1. Nearly all of the price increases are below 10%, and the median price increase is about 5%, according to 3 Axis.  

How the Affordable Care Act transformed our health-care system

 The Affordable Care Act has been the law of the land for close to a decade, and yet it can seem that we’ve barely settled into it. Headline after headline warns its existence is in jeopardy. Many states refuse to implement its core parts. President Donald Trump has wished for it to explode. A central provision has been declared unconstitutional. Former President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law on March 23, 2010, saying the legislation codified the idea in the U.S. that “everybody should have some basic security when it comes to their health care.”