talkingMedicare – Medicare Cost Plans and MACRA

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Jul 15
What is a Medicare Cost Plan? Medicare Cost plans are essentially an HMO with the option to see any doctor using traditional fee-for-service Medicare out of the network. Medicare Cost plans provided a managed care option in areas of the country that traditionally had few Medicare Advantage plans. Original Medicare
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talkingMEDICARE – Special MSA Edition

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Jul 08
Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plans If you are looking for a new product to talk about with your clients the MSA plans being introduced in 2019 could be the answer. Carriers are looking at plan designs that can attract the needs of clients who fit unique profiles. The MSA

AEP 365 – Quarter 3 Strategies

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Jul 02
Q3 July / August / September Now is the time carriers are starting to roll out their next year benefits and opening certifications. Before we dive into certification, make sure to continue all the activities you have throughout the year active. Client Touches / Referrals Facebook / LinkedIn Professional Partnerships Seminars T65

Expanding MA Coverage – A Cross Selling Guide to HIP

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Jun 19
Covering Hospital Stays When reviewing Medicare Advantage plans with your clients, usually one of the largest co-payments will be in-patient hospitalizations. Rather than gloss over the co-payments, you can offer your clients the ability to cover the co-payment with the addition of a “hospital benefit”, or a hospital indemnity plan

FREE Training & Education Opportunities with SMS

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Jun 06
As the National FMO recognized in the senior insurance industry as ‘the training FMO’ we know how important it is to stay on top of information in this business. We also know how time consuming it is. It’s also a challenge to train new employees and staff to a level of understanding