The PIU Communicator Library

Introducing the New Bridge Plan - 10/30/2018

The Bridge Plan, a major medical insurance platform catering to U.S. residents awaiting Medicare eligibility, was developed in 1991 by Petersen International. It has faithfully served as the go-to gap healthcare product for persons aged 60 years and older who are not yet eligible for Medicare or who have missed their Medicare enrollment window. The […]

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The Right Choice in Travel Insurance - 06/05/2018

Most Americans will agree that having health insurance is imperative to cover medical bills in case we get sick or are injured and have to go to the hospital or a doctor’s office.  The federal government now monetarily penalizes taxpayers for not having proper coverage, as healthcare has become a requisite purchase in the United […]

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A Word of Caution - 03/20/2018

Today is the first day of spring, marking the beginning of a busy time for the international travel industry.  Spring Break, family vacations, study-abroad programs, high school/college trips, honeymoons and humanitarian missions are but a few of the reasons Americans will be traveling overseas at this time of year.  Unbeknownst to many, their trusted ACA-compliant […]

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New Travel Medical Plan - 02/27/2018

We are pleased to announce a major overhaul of our USAway Major Medical plan.  The new USAway Major Medical has lower premium rates, is available in more states, and has an enhanced online quoting/enrollment system.  Last year the USAway Major Medical transitioned exclusively to an online enrollment which greatly reduced the underwriting and policy issuance […]

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Not Just a Disability Shop - 8/8/17

For almost 70 years, the Petersen name has been synonymous with the disability insurance industry. W. Harold Petersen was raised under the financial weight of his own father’s disablement, so in adulthood, Mr. Petersen sought to immerse himself in the early teachings of income protection. He has made it his life’s work, his career to […]

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Travel Insurance Basics - 07/10/2017

As I gaze out of my office window, I can tell that summer is in full swing. The Southern California afternoon sky is hazy with smoke and debris from a nearby brush fire, and the hot Santa Ana winds are blowing the branches of the towering eucalyptus trees that outline the building. The surrounding hills […]

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