About Class

This is an online/remote instructional session about healthcare coverage and what insurance will best fit your needs.  Topics include prescriptions, changing coverage, life, dental, and vision insurance, and open enrollment.

2nd Wednesday of every month.

All classes are held at US-Pacific Standard Time.

Online Information

Topic: Learning Healthcare Insurance

Please click the link below to join the webinar:


Passcode: 789767

Workshop Dates (Below):

     Jul 13, 2022 03:30 PM

     Aug 10, 2022 03:30 PM

     Sep 14, 2022 03:30 PM

     Oct 12, 2022 03:30 PM

     Nov 9, 2022 03:30 PM

     Dec 14, 2022 03:30 PM

     Jan 11, 2023 03:30 PM

     Feb 8, 2023 03:30 PM

     Mar 8, 2023 03:30 PM

     Apr 12, 2023 03:30 PM

     May 10, 2023 03:30 PM

     Jun 14, 2023 03:30 PM

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Webinar ID: 818 4152 0311

Passcode: 789767

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Topics Covered

June 8, 2022

Prescriptions: Are all prescriptions covered?  What are the criteria used to determine this?  What should I do if my prescription is not covered? What can I do if my prescriptions are too costly?  

July 13, 2022

What are the considerations that I need to be aware of if:  I am going away from home to college, for residents and non-residents that are under and over age 65, plus Visitors from outside the U.S.  Am I covered if I am when traveling outside of the U.S. if I have an ACA Plan?  I had a transplant, when does Medicare end for me?  And more!

August 10, 2022

Resources: Sometimes we feel that there may be no recourse if we are denied services.  What is the normal process and wait period?  There are options out there. A few stories to illustrate when and how to access these resources.

September 14, 2022

Life, Dental, Vision Insurance – What are the considerations I need to be aware of when shopping for any ancillary benefits?  Do I need this coverage?  What should I watch out for even after I am enrolled? What if I am told that I need surgery for my teeth or cataract surgery for my eyes-how is that covered?  Under Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, or Medical Insurance?

October 12, 2022

It’s that time of the Year!  Open Enrollment for Covered CA, Medicare Advantage Plans, and Part D Prescription Plans?  What about my Medicare Supplement Plan?  Are there any changes to my current insurance plan and how do I know?  Will making a change help me resolve current issues?

November 9, 2022

It’s almost the end of the year.  Can I wait to enroll for health, dental and vision insurance into the new year?  What are my options?  What is a Special Enrollment Period?  What changes should I be aware of in 2023 for health insurance? 

December 14, 2022

There are services offered through all healthcare that are considered Preventative and are free since the ACA came into effect.! Where do I find this information? When can I use it? What should I know when scheduling?

Meet the Teacher

Trish Amano Larner, HIP

CA Life License# 0592307

Insurance Broker/Co-Founder

The Benefits Guru Insurance Services LLC


After working in different facets of the insurance industry, that included time as an internal underwriter and as a product wholesaler, my spouse, Todd Larner, and I opened our brokerage, The Benefits Guru Insurance Services LLC.

Our goal is to provide the information, that will allow individuals and businesses to make the decisions about their insurance benefit choices that make the most sense for their situation. Protecting important assets, which include health, income, family, lifestyle, and business is essential and we help to navigate the often-confusing marketplace. We always want to have the honor of being your trusted resource. We’re Here To Help!