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Senior Market Sales® (SMS) wants to assure all of our producers and carrier partners that although we may be operating differently, we are committed to the same service standards to which you have been accustomed.
Have you heard the news? As of October 1, 2019 agents will no longer be able to access prescription drug lists for their clients on Medicare.gov using the new Plan Finder. This represents a significant change, making the process of obtaining this information more difficult, and less pertinent even if it is obtained. Consequently, agents who use the site for that purpose and fail to adjust their procedures, will likely see their MA-PD and Part D sales suffer.
With Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) 2020 just around the corner, Senior Market Sales® (SMS) addresses which is the best MA policy for clients — one structured as an HMO, PPO, or PFFS? This article compares these three plan structures so that you can provide value to your clients by helping them make a more educated MA plan decision.
Answers to your questions about MACRA.
How does MACRA affect clients enrolled in Medicare on or prior to Dec. 31, 2019?
The bigger question is, how does MACRA affect clients that become eligible for Medicare Jan. 1, 2020 and after?
What does MACRA mean for the agent?
What does MACRA mean for Medicare carriers?
If you are a Medicare Supplement agent, then you’re probably already aware that Jan. 1, 2020 is the date designated for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) to take effect. But what does that mean exactly, and how does it affect your clients and your business?
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced an extension for Medicare beneficiaries in California and Minnesota.
Craig Taylor, Associate Director of Medicare Solutions, interviews agent Raul Cardenas to gather insights on marketing D-SNP plans. This installment focuses on how to sell D-SNP plans — specifically how to get started, what do to once you've started, and how to maximize your success in this market.
Mutual of Omaha will offer Part D and Medicare Advantage this Annual Enrollment Period. Now is the time to update your contract.
The upcoming Annual Election Period (AEP) is about100 days away. Get a long view of the potential opportunities that could shape AEP 2019.
Due to Federal legislation, Medicare Cost plans will be discontinued in most of Minnesota, affecting approximately 400,000 individuals. What is your plan to help these customers?
The SMS Medicare Solutions and Financial Solutions teams have extended their hours to better serve agents and advisors.
Consolidation has been a trend in the health care industry this year. The health insurance and pharmaceutical industries are drawing closer to each other. What does this mean for Medicare agents? Get some answers.
Craig Taylor, associate director of Medicare Solutions, interviews agent Mike Thomas to provide additional insight on marketing D-SNP plans.
Craig Taylor, associate director of Medicare Solutions, interviews agent Blake McCoy to provide additional insight on marketing D-SNP plans.
Are you taking advantage of all of the great plans, rates, incentives and programs Mutual of Omaha offers? Here are 12 reasons why it’s good to sell Mutual of Omaha Medicare supplement plans to clients.