Cancer Coverage: What’s right for you?

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Few diseases affect as many people worldwide as cancer does. Cancer comes in a multitude of forms, each with their own treatments and costs associated with them. The data on cancer is concerning, especially for Medicare-aged individuals. Cancer is much more likely to affect people over the age of 65,

Join us for Mental Health Awareness Month!

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The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Join us in raising awareness about mental health by taking the SBS Mental Health Challenge! As we navigate difficult times, it’s important to pause and take care of ourselves. A little bit of kindness, whether it’s dedicated to others or to


Major Prescription Savings for People with Medicare in 2025

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CMS just made an exciting announcement that may impact the future of your prescription drug coverage. Part D coverage costs have been announced for 2024! Here’s the breakdown for 2024: Part D CostCost in 2024Difference from 2023Deductible$545$505 (Increase of $40)Initial Coverage Limit$5,030$4,660 (Increase of $370)Out-Of-Pocket Maximum$8,000$7,400 (Increase of $600) Additionally,

Did you lose your Medicare card? We can help!

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Your Medicare card holds crucial information such as your Medicare ID number and the types of Original Medicare you are enrolled in. According to medicare.gov, you should protect your Medicare number like you would a credit card. Personal information like your Medicare number should only be provided to healthcare providers,


The Parts of Medicare

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Every year, Medicare evolves in one way or another. While the nuts and bolts of your insurance might change year over year, the overall structure of Medicare remains largely the same unless a sweeping change is made to the entire system. Let’s explore the basic parts of Medicare and how

SBS Turns 48!

Back in March of 1975, our company was born – making us 48 years old this year!  And we’re feeling GREAT. The longevity of 48 years would not be possible without our amazing agents, staff, and clients – so we can’t go without first giving a HUGE shoutout to each


Questions? Email Customer Service!

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Did you know that you can email our claims and customer service departments? Not only are these departments fully reachable via email, they may be able to assist you faster with some requests than if you were to call our toll-free number! Customer service requests (reachable at customerservice@sbsteam.net): ID Card


I enrolled in a new plan this past fall, what’s next?

If you enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) or a Prescription Drug Plan (Part D) during Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) this past fall (Oct 15th – Dec 7th 2022), you may still have a few questions. Here are a few of the most common ones we have received from


Medicare Scams (and how to avoid them)

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In the modern era, scams have become a fact of life. Email spam, suspicious phone calls, fishy websites, and even social media ads can hide complicated scamming operations. Across all platforms, scams are only after one thing: your hard-earned money. The data on scams is concerning. According to Truecaller, 26%


Integrity Named in Top 100 Companies for Happiest Employees

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Integrity Press Release Strong commitment to company culture and employee ownership brings Happiest Employee Award to Integrity DALLAS – NOVEMBER 22, 2022 – Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), a leading distributor of life and health insurance, and provider of wealth management and retirement planning solutions, today announced it has been named

FDA Approves Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

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Do you suffer from hearing loss? One in eight people have hearing loss in both ears, causing various psychological and social side effects. Hearing loss can impact your ability to communicate with your family, cause discomfort and feelings of isolation, and even put you in danger. It’s a shockingly common
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2023 Cost Of Living Adjustment announced

It was announced on October 13, 2022 that the cost of living has increased by 8.7 percent. What does this mean for Social Security Benefits? Social security benefits increase and decrease based on the economy. As a result of inflation, the cost of living has increased, and so social security