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New 2020 Guaranteed Issue Chart – GI after MACRA changes go into effect

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Dec17
63-day guarantee issue for involuntary disenrollment: Guaranteed Issue required if: Plans available for individual eligible for Medicare: PRIOR to 1/1/2020 On or After 1/1/2020 They are in a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO), and the plan is leaving Medicare or stops giving care in their area, or

AEP Is Over. Now What?

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Dec09
There are a lot of things that happen behind the scenes leading up to AEP.  Here is a brief overview of those activities: January 1st – March 31st  – MAPD members can make one change in this time (OEP.) January – June  – Carriers design and submit their plans and revisions

Important Certification Reminders

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Dec06
Included below are the final dates to complete certifications in order to protect your renewals for the 2020 year!   United Healthcare:  December 31st, 2019 Aetna:  December 31st, 2019 Cigna: All Agents must complete attestation requirements and certification by December 31, 2019, or forfeit renewal payments. Agencies must complete attestation

Agent Update Memo – December 2019

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Dec02
The end of the year is just around the corner, and the end of AEP is even sooner!  We are here to help you finish your year strong and end you AEP successfully. Below you will find new trainings and information both from Senior Marketing Specialists and the industry as

Reminder – No Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for MSA Plans

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Nov14
January 1 through March 31, 2020 is the OEP for calendar year 2020.  For most Medicare Advantage enrollees, it allows the individual to make one switch to either another Medicare Advantage plan or back to Original Medicare during that window.  MSA plans are Medicare Advantage products; however, CMS excludes MSA