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December 2015 Newsletter

By February 13, 2016Newsletters

Monthly Update

 Davenport & Associates hope this letter finds you well, enjoying the winter and coming holidays.

As we look back on our year, we reflect on the blessings we were fortunate to receive; we are grateful to be working with you, and looking forward, anticipate an even stronger working relationship.

January will soon be upon us, and we find the new year is a good time to look ahead and plan for coverage, be it health, life, or any of our products. We are always ready to assist you understand your policies, and secure the peace of mind you deserve for a restful vacation. We look forward to hearing from you in the coming year!

Best wishes and Happy Holidays,


-Dusty Davenport

Important dates for 2016 enrollment


You might already have holiday vacation on the mind, but don’t forget to take care of your coverage before you leave the office for the year! Deadlines are fast approaching. Read more: https://www.healthcare.gov/quick-guide/dates-and-deadlines/

  • December 15, 2015: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January 1, 2016
  • January 1, 2016: 2016 coverage starts for those who enroll or change plans by December 15.
  • January 15, 2016: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start February 1, 2016
  • January 31, 2016: 2016 Open Enrollment ends. Enrollments or changes between January 16 and January 31 take effect March 1, 2016.


The time is now to make use of benefits!


As the end of the year is quickly approaching, we want to remind you to utilize any unused insurance benefits before they expire. In most cases, any benefits left in these accounts do not roll over each calendar year.

Depending on your individual needs, careful calendar planning will allow you to maximize your time and unused benefits. Aetna has created a simple chart to help you make the most of your insurance.

Click Here To Learn More

Are you resolving to quit smoking this New Year?

Congratulations on making a decision that is not only good for your health, but your wallet. Aside from savings from cutting the habit itself, your insurance premium can also go down. The president of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Bert Marshall, discusses his personal struggles with tobacco.

Read More Here

Patients Want To Price-Shop For Care, But Online Tools Unreliable

Many insurance providers offer online tools which estimate charges under different plans. While they are intended to facilitate the process, they can actually cause problems.

Read More Here


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