Prepare Now for Medicare Open Enrollment

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Oct. 15 is the official start of open enrollment for Medicare and Medicare Advantage and you should take stock of your situation before signing up for your 2017 plan. Before you get started this year on either renewing your plan or opting for a new one, there are steps you can take to make sure that you get the plan that is best for you and that fits your budget and meets your expected medical needs for the year.   Understand the open enrollment period Open enrollment runs from October 15 to Dec. 7, 2015 for Medicare Advantage (Part C)…
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Lights Out Shout-Out : Didiya

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In this month’s edition of the Lights Out Shout-Out, we are sharing a recent story of hard work and initiative by Account Manager Didiya that meant big savings for a client. This particular client actually had two separate accounts that had been combined by a previous broker. Upon CoreMark taking over the policy, we saw it should really be split up. After quite a bit of hard work and determination, Didiya was able to market the accounts separately – bringing substantial relief to one because they no longer had to carry the large Ex Mod of the other business. She did a…
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Exclusions: What Your Cyber Policy Does Not Cover

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As the threat of hacking and cyber attacks on the databases of all organizations grows, so has the uptake of cyber insurance policies. But when buying a policy and anticipating a claim, it’s important to know exactly what’s covered. All insurance policies have exclusions for what’s not covered but, since cyber insurance is new to most companies, you may not know what isn’t covered by them. This article will look at the most common exclusions of these policies, which –because they are still in their infancy – will vary from insurer to insurer. But for the most part, these are…
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Watch Out for the Newest Cyber Threat: Ransomware

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The cyber-security stakes have gotten higher for enterprises with the recent news that a hospital in Los Angeles had to fork out $17,000 to pay cyber criminals after they crippled its network. The ransomware that infected Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center and the ransom they had to pay the hackers to unlock their system reflect the newest danger facing any organization that has a computer network. The hospital’s case is not an isolated one, and experts are warning that cyber criminals have increasingly switched their targets from big companies to small and mid-sized businesses as their networks are easier to infiltrate,…
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Lights Out Service!

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“Lights Out Service” started as an internal service mantra – referencing the light that illuminates when an employee has an unheard voicemail. Lights Out Services simply means we are available when our clients need us and respond quickly in the event we miss their call. What started out as such a simple concept has evolved into a much larger company culture of exceptional customer service. Lights Out Service is our promise to our clients for quick response times, thorough communications, and ensuring all the services of CoreMark Concierge are just a call away. Whether you come to us for a…
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