01-04-21 Meeting – Medicare Updates & News

MA OEP lasts until March 31st. The importance of using a CRM and documenting every conversation. What we learned about mentioning other products we help with, and more.   See the video:<!@split@> {“@context”: “http://schema.org”,”@type”: “VideoObject”,”name”: “jan42021meeting”,”description”: “This video contains jan42021meeting”,”thumbnailUrl”:…

     


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OE, GI, UW Review – Meeting 12-28-20

In today's office meeting, we reviewed Open Enrollment, Guarantee Issue, and Underwriting scenarios as they pertain to Medicare Supplement timelines. See the video: <!@split@> {“@context”: “http://schema.org”,”@type”: “VideoObject”,”name”: “CamtasiaVersion012820″,”description”: “This video contains CamtasiaVersion012820″,”thumbnailUrl”: “https://embed.vidello.com/71/yop2zt3mcky0dpa4/video/splash.jpg”,”uploadDate”: “2020-12-28T18:31:56.000Z”,”duration”: “PT40M33S”} Notes from the Meeting: 1)…

     


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Losing Money – Avoid It – Office Meeting 12/14/20

Losing money is not a very good way to run a business. There are situations where you can obtain a new client, write them a policy and get them approved, and yet still get paid zero or next to nothing…

     


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October 12 2020 Medicare Updates

October 12, 2020  Office Meeting Notes under the video. A TON COVERED HERE! To see more of our office meetings, click here.   See the video: <!@split@> .llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w{width:400px!important;height:224.99971875035158px!important;}.llos.vs_tl,.llos.vs_tr{top:20px!important;bottom:auto!important}.llos{position:fixed!important;z-index:9999999!important}.llos.vs_tl{left:20px!important;right:auto!important}.llos.vs_tr{right:20px!important;left:auto!important}.llos.vs_bl,.llos.vs_br{bottom:20px!important;top:auto!important}.llos.vs_bl{left:20px!important;right:auto!important}.llos.vs_br{right:20px!important;left:auto!important}.llos.vs_xs{width:200px!important}.llos.vs_s{width:300px!important}.llos.vs_m{width:400px!important}.llos.vs_l{width:500px!important}.llos.vs_xl{width:600px!important}void 0===window.lloAddClass&&(window.lloAddClass=function(l,e){-1===l.className.indexOf(e)&&(l.className+=” “+e)}),void 0===window.lloRemoveClass&&(window.lloRemoveClass=function(l,e){var o=new RegExp(“(\\s|^)”+e+”(\\s|$)”);l.className=l.className.replace(o,” “)}),void 0===window.lloClose&&(window.lloClose=function(l){window.vidello_data[“627dfwdy91frdk2w”].closed=!0;var e=document.getElementById(“llo_i627dfwdy91frdk2w”),o=document.getElementById(“llo_f627dfwdy91frdk2w”);o.contentWindow.postMessage(“stop_by_parent”,”*”),e.style.display=”none”,window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llos”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_tr”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_m”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”llos”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”vs_tr”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”vs_m”)}),void 0===window.orientation&&-1===navigator.userAgent.indexOf(“IEMobile”)&&document.addEventListener(“scroll”,function(){var l=document.getElementById(“llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),e=document.getElementById(“llo_f627dfwdy91frdk2w”),o=document.getElementById(“llo_i627dfwdy91frdk2w”),d=l.getBoundingClientRect().height;-l.getBoundingClientRect().top>d?window.vidello_data[“627dfwdy91frdk2w”].play&&!window.vidello_data[“627dfwdy91frdk2w”].closed&&(window.lloAddClass(e,”llos”),window.lloAddClass(e,”llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),window.lloAddClass(e,”vs_tr”),window.lloAddClass(e,”vs_m”),void 0!==o&&null!=o&&(window.lloAddClass(o,”llos”),window.lloAddClass(o,”llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),window.lloAddClass(o,”vs_tr”),window.lloAddClass(o,”vs_m”),o.style.display=”block”)):(window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llos”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llo_627dfwdy91frdk2w”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_tr”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_m”),void 0!==o&&null!=o&&(o.style.display=”none”))}),void…

     


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Medicare Update 09-21-2020

Tips for helping seniors during the Medicare AEP in this Monday Morning Meeting.

     


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EnvisionRX Pulls out of Broker Market for PDP

EnvisionRx was quite competitive in 2019 for the 2020AEP season. We wrote hundreds of their plan in our office using their quirky Docusign method of selling over the phone. <!@split@> Now, they have announced that they are pulling out of…

     


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Wellcare Billing Problems 2020

See the video on the Wellcare billing situation and other post-AEP surprises for some seniors, regarding their drug plans in 2020: See the members-video and resource document below it:   .llo_fqwfuadlm77yjtbq{width:400px!important;height:224.99971875035158px!important;}.llos.vs_tl,.llos.vs_tr{top:20px!important;bottom:auto!important}.llos{position:fixed!important;z-index:9999999!important}.llos.vs_tl{left:20px!important;right:auto!important}.llos.vs_tr{right:20px!important;left:auto!important}.llos.vs_bl,.llos.vs_br{bottom:20px!important;top:auto!important}.llos.vs_bl{left:20px!important;right:auto!important}.llos.vs_br{right:20px!important;left:auto!important}.llos.vs_xs{width:200px!important}.llos.vs_s{width:300px!important}.llos.vs_m{width:400px!important}.llos.vs_l{width:500px!important}.llos.vs_xl{width:600px!important} void 0===window.lloAddClass&&(window.lloAddClass=function(l,e){-1===l.className.indexOf(e)&&(l.className+=” “+e)}),void 0===window.lloRemoveClass&&(window.lloRemoveClass=function(l,e){var o=new RegExp(“(\\s|^)”+e+”(\\s|$)”);l.className=l.className.replace(o,” “)}),void 0===window.lloClose&&(window.lloClose=function(l){window.vidello_data[“fqwfuadlm77yjtbq”].closed=!0;var e=document.getElementById(“llo_ifqwfuadlm77yjtbq”),o=document.getElementById(“llo_ffqwfuadlm77yjtbq”);o.contentWindow.postMessage(“stop_by_parent”,”*”),e.style.display=”none”,window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llos”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”llo_fqwfuadlm77yjtbq”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_tl”),window.lloRemoveClass(e,”vs_m”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”llos”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”llo_fqwfuadlm77yjtbq”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”vs_tl”),window.lloRemoveClass(o,”vs_m”)}),void…

     


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Post-AEP Opportunities – MORE FUN!

Welcome to the POST-Annual Enrollment Period {See the Video Below!!!} January 1 to March 31, 2020 Now the second fun season begins! We are now heading into what was before called the “Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period”. This is covered on…

     


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What to do after PlanFinder Tool Change!?!

We are ready and our tool is actually MUCH better than using Medicare.Gov We have been using this for two years, quite successfully. Video on the issues of Medicare trying to replace agents:  The new look for PlanFinder on Medicare.gov…

     


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From Washington DC – Potential Changes For Us

Updates from this week that we spent in Washington, DC and what to expect in Medicare for this AEP and beyond..   {“@context”: “http://schema.org”,”@type”: “VideoObject”,”name”: “DCTrip1″,”description”: “This video contains DCTrip1″,”thumbnailUrl”: “https://embed.vidello.com/71/uushnj3wj97ibahk/video/splash.jpg”,”uploadDate”: “2019-08-29T12:01:16.000Z”,”duration”: 1574.29} NAHU is working on several legislative initiatives….

     


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Medicare Advantage Made Easier

New updates available on Medicare Advantage and how you can easily offer plan information and enrollments by phone and internet! This page covers, in detail:​ 1) How we are allowed to sell Medicare Advantage by phone (when most FMO's say…

     


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AEP for 2019

Update from December 8 – December 31st, 2018 See the video below MAPD people can apply now for February 1 effective date for a Medicare Supplement if they still wish to get off of Medicare Advantage. Once approved by the Medicare…

     


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Important AETNA Update

  Important AETNA Part D As the Aetna/CVS merger has completed today, it means the topic I covered October 14th is in full effect for all Aetna Part D folks, come January 1. See the video: {“@context”: “http://schema.org”,”@type”: “VideoObject”,”name”: “Aetna…

     


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Wildfire SEP for California

Due to the devastation in California from the wildfires, FEMA has declared the area a disaster area, triggering CMS to initiate a Special Election Period for all affected directly by the fires and those adversely impacted by those they rely…

     


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OEP Coming back in 2019

In the first quarter of the year, starting in 2019, seniors will be able to make ONE change in or out of MAPD or PDP into another one, if they wish. This expands the “disenrollment period”, which has been in existence…

     


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September 15 Update – Getting Ready for AEP

Four Videos here on AEP, including a unique Part D opportunity:   Here we talk about what you should be doing to get ready for the Annual Election Period (AEP) which is officially from October 15 through December 7th. During…

     


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Writing Apps and Dangerous Situations

Today I covered some recent questions that are being asked by agents out there engaging seniors – awesome! Also I cover an uncomfortable topic that, if you don't know, could ruin your day with a lawsuit. Important info. Lastly, I…

     


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Medicare Update – Special Saturday Edition

Lots of updates with reference links added. THIS IS A VERY HELPFUL WEBINAR on MANY topics! You need to know: From December 3, 2016 See the video: {“@context”: “http://schema.org”,”@type”: “VideoObject”,”name”: “Medicare Private Briefing December 3 2016″,”description”: “This video contains Medicare…

     


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New Requirement for MAPD Sales

Do you sell Medicare Advantage plans or Part D plans?

If so, in addition to the AHIP test, there is now another, separate test administered only through CMS and it is required.

This test is on Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, as there always had been in the AHIP test already, but now it's required separately.

Courtesy of United Healthcare, this is a link to the instructions as to how to find and take this simple test:

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Medicare Supplement Training

Nat’l Med Supp Conference Updates

Updates from Chris Westfall from the Nat'l Medicare Supplement Conference in Orlando, FL April 13-15, 2015 Chris did an interview at the conference on Selling Medicare by Phone Part D Tip: Susan Hatch is the top producer in California. Here…

     


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