Important Compliance Reminders

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Key Topics This Month Seminars Make sure if you schedule a seminar, you are showing up! CMS and insurance carriers have their own secret shoppers who are attending and making sure they are compliant (make sure your presentations and materials are compliant) and completed. Non-Licensed Agency Staff Medicare Advantage and

10 FAQs: Medicare’s Role in End-of-Life Care

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From the Kaiser Foundation About three-quarters of the 2.5 million people who die during the year in the US are ages 65 and older, making Medicare the largest insurer of health care provided during the last year of life.1 In fact, roughly one-quarter of traditional Medicare spending for health care

Medicare Dual Eligible Marketing Resources

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Even when AEP (Annual Election Period) is closed, there are still numerous opportunities to offer Medicare Advantage plans to your clients.  One popular market is the Dual Eligible (Medicare + Medicaid) market. Many carriers offer a Special Needs Plan (SNP) specifically designed for those who are full Medicaid and have Medicare

talkingMEDICARE eBook Now Available

Free talkingMEDICARE 2015 eBook! TalkingMEDICARE is our weekly publication designed to keep insurance agents up to date in the insurance industry. We have compiled all the 2015 talkingMEDICARE weekly publications and organized them into one easy to use eBook! It is filled with numerous resources for any and all insurance agents serving

Medicare Compliance Alert for Online Enrollments

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Are you helping clients enroll online into plans without being the agent of record?   This is considered a violation of Medicare Compliance. Agents are prohibited from completing the web enrollment on behalf of the consumer or at the consumer’s request. However, an agent may be on the telephone in