About Matthias Allred

Matthias is a family man, husband, and father of 3, an outdoor enthusiast, a fan of shorts and flip flops, and a trusted insurance advisor.

Special Enrollment Periods (SEP’s)

During the healthcare reform over the past few years, one of the major changes that came about has to do with when you can sign up for health insurance. You hear all about Open Enrollment, especially later in the year when Open Enrollment is [...]

By |2017-08-10T19:37:20+00:00April 13th, 2017|

Preference Benchmark Silver 1500 vs Preference Silver 1500

Select Health Select Value Preference Benchmark 1500 or the Select Health Select ValuePreference 1500, which one do you pick? When you look through the comparison of these two products they appear almost identical. Same deductible, Max Out of Pocket, Co pays for doctor visits, [...]

By |2017-08-15T00:05:33+00:00April 13th, 2017|

Select Value vs Select Med

Choosing the right health insurance network is kind of a big deal, because you are stuck with that choice all year (unless you have a Special Election Period) until next open enrollment. One of the most often asked question is, "What is the difference [...]

By |2017-01-09T16:30:13+00:00January 9th, 2017|

Health Insurance for Real Estate Agents

You're on your own - no company benefits There are many Real Estate Agents out there with a wonderful spouse in the workforce, providing some stable income and getting benefits. If you're one of those, count yourself lucky. For the vast majority of agents, [...]

By |2016-12-12T17:10:51+00:00December 12th, 2016|

Penalties for not having Health Insurance in 2017

How much will I have to pay if I don't have health insurance for 2017? You will be assessed the Fee if for every month you don't have "qualifying health coverage" (coverage that meets the "minimum essential coverage" defined in the Affordable Care Act). [...]

By |2016-12-02T19:29:12+00:00December 2nd, 2016|

15 days left for January 1, 2017 plans

Are you Enrolled? Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Plans starting on January 1, 2017 is coming to and end in 15 days. December 15, 2016 is the deadline for open enrollment for all plans starting on January 1st. If you have already taken care [...]

By |2016-11-30T00:21:52+00:00November 30th, 2016|

How to Shop for Health Insurance in Utah

  Shopping for health insurance can often be confusing and overwhelming, especially if you don't understand how health networks work. They were really confusing to me before I became a Health Insurance Agent. I didn't know what I was looking at, or what [...]

By |2016-11-16T00:51:52+00:00November 16th, 2016|

Why Use an Agent?

Benefits of Using an Agent Using an Agent to help with your Utah Health Insurance Enrollment is like being wrapped in a warm blanket after it comes out of the dryer. They bring comfort to a crazy and confusing world. Aside [...]

By |2016-11-07T23:49:59+00:00November 7th, 2016|

Open Enrollment is upon us

What You Need to Know About Open Enrollment Open enrollment for healthcare insurance is upon us once again. During this window individuals, families, and small businesses are given the opportunity to get or change their health insurance plan. Okay, so why is open enrollment [...]

By |2016-11-30T00:22:30+00:00November 2nd, 2016|