Summer Gazpacho Recipe

This gazpacho recipe is something I have “cooked” for many years and be warned, it makes a lot.  So invite your friends over on a hot night (tonight!) and enjoy. It takes very little time to make, just a few minutes chopping and stirring, and you can serve as an appetizer or main dish.  Add … Continued

Settling In

During the last two months, our Acadia Benefits team has settled into new office space at 50 Portland Pier.  While we still have some finishing touches to complete, much of the work has been done and we are now fully taking advantage of all that the 3rd floor has to offer.  We still get excited … Continued

Dill Chicken Salad: Make a Batch and Enjoy All Week!

This healthy chicken salad recipe is fast and easy, and perfect for a lot of diets including low-carb, keto, Whole30 and Paleo. For those who prefer to prepare meals ahead of time, this is the perfect recipe.  The dill adds more flavor! #HealthyEating #AcadiaBenefits #CookingLight      

Tips From Paula: ACA Guidelines

As most of us know, the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 has provided extensive coverage for routine and screening health care charges.  But many people are not aware of some of the additional services covered under this Act.  Some examples of covered services also include: Breastfeeding comprehensive support and counseling from trained … Continued

Tips from Paula: New Patient Visits

I have had many calls lately from patients who are questioning charges for what they thought was a routine physical.  As we know, under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), routine physicals are covered in full, as long as they are coded as such. Therefore, if someone books a routine exam with a new (to them) … Continued

Chicken Stew

Chicken Stew Recipe provided by Vicki Ferentz   With the cold weather upon us (welcome snovember!) I have been making this Cooking Light recipe for my family (link below). I enjoy this because it can be modified in a variety of ways including: Dairy free – try it with chicken broth instead of milk Add … Continued

Welcome Catherine!

Acadia Benefits is excited to announce the addition of Catherine Desrochers to our team as a Large Group Account Manager. Catherine brings over 15 years of experience in the employee benefits field having worked on both the carrier and brokerage side of the industry. Why did you join the Acadia Benefits Team? “I have long … Continued

Out-of-Network Ancillary Surgical Charges

When we are about to have surgery at a hospital or outpatient surgical center, we usually check for network status of the facility and surgeon, to be sure we are getting the best benefit for that service.  As we know, staying within the network of our plan will result in lower cost sharing for us. … Continued

Tips From Paula: Setting Up An Online Account

One of the easiest and most efficient ways of tracking your insurance claims and other activity is by setting up an online account. Most, if not all, insurance carriers, now have an online portal available.  This gives members the ability to perform many simple tasks, such as viewing and tracking claims, downloading  forms, looking up … Continued