Overlake Medical Center Not Contracting With Regence Medicare Advantage Plans

Overlake Medical Center has notified their patients that effective January 1st, 2019 that they would no longer be contracting with Regence Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO insurance plans. Overlake said that this change was necessary to "deliver the best [...]

Meals on Wheels Rocks The Farm 2018

Looking for a fun family-friendly event while also supporting your community? Well look no further! VibrantUSA is partnering with Meals on Wheels for the second annual Meals on Wheels Rocks the Farm: Berries, Beats & BBQ on Saturday, July 28, from 4 – 7 [...]

Premera Blue Cross announces acquisition of Soundpath Health’s Medicare Advantage Contract

Recently, Premera announced their acquisition of Soundpath Health’s Medicare Advantage contract which serves more than 20,000 Washington State residents. Under the terms of the proposed acquisition, Soundpath Health members would gain access to Premera’s [...]

Medicare-focused insurance agency VibrantUSA opens Lynden office

VibrantUSA, an independent insurance agency focused on Medicare and health insurance, recently opened its fifth office in downtown Lynden. The Lynden office is at 504 Front St., between Blossoms and the office of Dr. David Dickson. Office hours are [...]

VibrantUSA Donates $1,370 for local Meals on Wheels Program

Throughout November 2017, VibrantUSA pledged to donate $5 to the local Meals on Wheels program in Whatcom County for each client referral we received during the month.  Now that we have had a chance to tabulate the results after a very busy Annual [...]

Increased Medicare benefits are part of the newly approved budget

Under much fanfare, Congress passed a new budget on a bi-partisan basis. With the nature of how Washington seems to “work” these days, you can either view “bi-partisan” as a good thing or a bad thing. In this case, an agreement was reached because [...]

Some seniors will see significant increased Part B premiums in 2018

In an effort to slow down rising costs to the government, Congress passed the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. This included a provision where Medicare Part B enrollees whose income fell above a certain threshold would have to pay for a greater share [...]

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