Group Health

Empowering Your Informed Health Insurance Decisions

Our agency stands ready to equip you with invaluable insights into the realm of health insurance, ensuring you can make well-informed choices about your coverage. We recognize that the labyrinth of insurance can appear daunting, but rest easy, as we are committed to accompanying you on every leg of this journey. Our warm and expert team is wholly devoted to assisting you in discovering the precise health insurance policy that harmonizes with your distinct requirements, and bestows the peace of mind you rightly deserve.


The Importance of Group Health Insurance, and What You Need to Know

Group health insurance is a type of healthcare coverage provided by employers or organizations to their employees or members. It offers several advantages and differs from individual health insurance in several key ways:

  1. Coverage for a Collective: Group health insurance covers a collective group of individuals, typically employees of a company, members of an organization, or members of a union. This type of coverage can also extend to the employees’ families.
  2. Employer or Organization Sponsorship: Group health insurance is sponsored and often subsidized by an employer or organization. Employers may pay a portion of the premium as an employment benefit, making it an attractive option for employees.
  3. Uniform Benefits: Group plans usually offer uniform benefits to all eligible members, which means that the same level of coverage is provided to everyone in the group. This can simplify the administration of the plan.
  4. Shared Premiums: The cost of group health insurance is typically shared between the employer or organization and the employees or members. This cost-sharing can make premiums more affordable for individuals.
  5. Enrollment Periods: Group health insurance plans often have specific enrollment periods when employees or members can sign up for coverage. These periods may occur when an individual is hired, during an annual open enrollment period, or in response to a qualifying life event.
  6. Pre-Existing Conditions: Group plans usually cannot deny coverage or charge higher premiums based on an individual’s pre-existing medical conditions. This is a significant advantage for individuals with prior health issues.
  7. Network of Providers: Group health insurance plans often have a network of preferred healthcare providers with whom the insurance company has negotiated contracts. Using in-network providers can result in lower out-of-pocket costs for members.
  8. Portability: Group health insurance is often portable to some extent, allowing employees to retain their coverage if they change jobs or leave the organization. However, they may need to continue to pay premiums independently under COBRA or similar arrangements.
  9. Regulatory Compliance: Group health insurance is subject to various regulatory requirements, depending on the jurisdiction. These regulations often govern areas like essential health benefits, preventive care, and coverage for dependents up to a certain age.
  10. Benefit Customization: Employers or organizations may offer multiple plan options within their group health insurance, allowing employees or members to select the plan that best suits their needs. These options may include variations in coverage levels, deductibles, and copayments.
  11. Tax Benefits: In some countries, contributions made by employers toward group health insurance premiums are tax-deductible, and benefits received by employees may also have favorable tax treatment.

Group health insurance is a valuable employee benefit that offers cost-effective access to healthcare services and can promote the overall well-being of individuals and their families. It plays a crucial role in attracting and retaining talent in the workplace, as well as in providing a sense of security and financial protection against unexpected medical expenses.

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I started with Barb because I had been fussing with my old personal lines carrier about their billing cycle.  I sure wasn’t expecting the thoroughness of her presentation, and her genuine concern that we had adequate coverage for our situation.  The cost was about the same, but the care so much better that we switched.  With no pressure from the agency, we submitted our business insurance for review and they recommended some things that made very good sense, again at a reasonable price, so we switched that over.  The office responds to our customer’s request to provide COI’s immediately and accurately.  So, having done so well with all things insurance, when I lost my private health coverage, among many options, I checked with the agency about putting together a company plan, which we now offer to our employees.  I can’t say enough about the genuine interest that this agency has in making sure we are balancing the cost of insurance vs our genuine need for protection.  They’re pleasant, easy to work with, personable, and have our best interest at heart.

Dave Strahl

I’ve been working with Barb and her team for the past several months.  I’ve been truly impressed with their level of service and professional expertise.  They absolutely know this industry and how to help families and businesses in the community.

Randy Rohde

Barb and her staff are professional and help their clients find the best rates available. They are the best agency I have ever been with and offer a wide variety of services to help all their clients!

Michelle Serfozo

Very Professional and Dedicated Staff. Absolutely Courteous, Dedicated,  Prompt and we always felt at home while dealing with them for almost over a decade and never thought of switching in spite of several price down offers. Good Luck, Keep up the good work.

Ramesh Vaid

A great place to handle your insurance needs!  They have consistently been helpful when I call them and quick to answer questions or concerns.  Very nice people to deal with in the over 10 years that they have been my primary insurance agency!

Roger Loveland

I have been with the Luczkowski agency for many years and will continue to do so for many more years to come. They strive to provide excellent customer service. I feel like a valued customer and   I appreciate knowing if I ever need help my agent will be there for me.

Louise F.

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE! You are treated like family! Barb and her staff go above and beyond for their customers! They are active with not only with their customers but also with the community ( an A++ in my book!) They are knowledgeable, kind and very prompt getting you information, getting you the best rates on any coverage or answering questions. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND this office and Nationwide!!

Kristine Shreves

Barb and the agents at the Luczkowski Agency are GREAT!!  Whenever I have a question, I do not hesitate to call or send an email because I know they will get back to me with an answer.  They are kind, efficient, and extremely helpful.  Recently, I switched with another carrier associated with the Luczkowski Agency because Barb wanted to help bring my high insurance rates down. She knew that being a single parent with a college student was costly for me.  I cannot say enough good things about this agency.

Melissa Eisel

We have been with Nationwide for almost 20 years now and wouldn’t think of switching to anyone else. We have been with Luczkowski Agency for a lot of that time and they take excellent care of us. We get great rates and they update them twice a year and give us savings anytime they are available. When other homes on our street got flooded, we were the only ones who actually got help from our Insurance Company! The only ones. I couldn’t believe the other companies didn’t do anything for their clients. They have gone out of their way to make life bearable when it has been hard and trials have come. We have used the car towing service repeatedly and they have always been there. We love Nationwide and think they are exceptional.

David Marks

Great agency! Always very helpful finding the coverage I needed. Was very quick to respond to any questions or concerns I had.

Louise Reames

They shop around and always get you the coverage you need at an affordable price. Staff is friendly and very knowledgeable.

Dale D,

The Luczkowski Agency always exceeds my expectations and the team provides outstanding customer service! I can call them with any questions and get an immediate answer from someone I know at the agency. I love the service and I highly recommend the Luczkowski Agency for all of your insurance needs.

Frank S.

I’ve had an excellent experience working with the Luczkowski Agency. Their communication is fantastic, they are pleasant to speak to, and are extremely helpful. I have multiple insurance policies with them and will be continuing to work with them. I highly recommend it.

Daniel C.

Barb and her team are the best. Service and attention to detail assure me that  I have the right coverage, no more or less than I need, and at the right price. I have homeowners, auto, and even my motorcycle insurance with the Luczkowski Agency.

I had an auto claim, repairs done at the shop I chose, and no hassles at all getting the work paid. The follow up was great,  Barb called to be sure the work was done and I was happy.

I give Luczkowski Agency my highest rating!

Norm I.

Insurance is a vital need in this busy and changing world, and you need care and support from knowledgeable and caring professionals…, and that would be The Luczkowski Agency Insurance & Financial Services.

For years this team has helped me find exceptional and affordable care for the entire family.

When we needed the Luczkowski team most, they were there for us.

I’m so grateful for the peace of mind and kind, caring support.

The Luczkowski Agency is the best insurance and financial service company in the business.

Elaine S.

Barb and her team are knowledgeable, professional, and dedicated to helping their clients–even if they may not be the best price. I would definitely recommend them!


Julia B.