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2021 Updates: Medicare & You Handbook

September 15th, 2020 by

CMS has released the 2021 Medicare & You handbook, available on Medicare.gov. The handbook is available in PDF, eBook, Audio, and more.


Colorado Special Enrollment Period

September 2nd, 2020 by

The State of Colorado has issued a one-time Special Enrollment Period, beginning January 1st, 2021 and ending June 30th, 2021, for residents enrolled in a Medicare Supplement Plan C, F, or High Deductible F.


Agent Update Memo – September 2020

September 1st, 2020 by

Below you will find new trainings and information both from Senior Marketing Specialists and the industry as a whole.


CMS Consumer Mailing Guide

August 17th, 2020 by

The CMS Consumer Mailing Guide will show you what pieces CMS mails, when they mail them, and what action an individual should take regarding that piece of mail. This guide is ideal for you to help your clients stay on top of, and appropriately act on, notices and mailers.


Writing Dual Special Needs and Chronic Special Needs Medicare Plans

August 14th, 2020 by

What are Special Needs Plans? A Special Needs Plan is a Medicare Advantage coordinated care plan specifically designed to provide targeted care to special needs individuals.


This AEP You Have TWO Opportunities to Join Virtual AEP Bootcamp!

August 6th, 2020 by

In the Virtual AEP Bootcamp webinar, we will review all things necessary to have a successful AEP. Working your client database, old leads, new leads, and everything in between.


Trump Administration Issues Call to Action Based on New Data Detailing COVID-19 Impacts on Medicare Beneficiaries

June 25th, 2020 by

Today, under the leadership of President Trump, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is calling for a renewed national commitment to value-based care based on Medicare claims data that provides an early snapshot of the impact of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on the Medicare population. The data released today includes the […]


Important 2021 MA/PDP Information Brief

June 22nd, 2020 by

Hot Off the Press! We’ve got details on UnitedHealthcare’s Expansion Counties for 2021, click here to get in touch! 2021 Certification Dates Mark your Calendar! Certifications for AEP 2021 are upon us! AHIP – June 20, 2020 Aetna/Silverscript – July 1, 2020 Anthem – July 8, 2020 Cigna – Have not set a certification release […]


$35 Insulin – Who will Benefit?

June 11th, 2020 by

$35 Insulin is a Hot Topic, But Who Will Benefit? Chalen Jackson Accounts Manager Senior Marketing Specialists When CMS announced the finalization of the Part D Senior Savings model on May 26, the frantic calls began. $35 dollar insulin makes for a big headline, and clients began calling. Everyone, agents included, wanted to know more […]