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New 2019 Broker Comp Rates for Medicare

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 6/8/18 10:54 AM

Broker comp rates are in for 2019. CMS recently released a memorandum on contract year 2019 agent and broker compensation rate adjustments, submissions and training and testing requirements. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know.

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Topics: Medicare, Broker comp rates, Broker comp rates for Medicare

Will Your Clients’ Medicare Costs Increase by More Than 200 Percent?

Posted by Paul Rose on 5/30/18 2:21 PM

Some retirees may see Medicare costs increase by as much as 203 percent. This is what HealthView Services, a company that provides health care cost projection software, uncovered in a recent analysis of changes to Medicare Part B and Part D coverage.

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Topics: Medicare costs

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Posted by Mari Tautimes on 5/29/18 10:00 AM

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Topics: WAPCon2018

6 Ways to Supercharge Your Medicare Marketing Now

Posted by Mari Tautimes on 5/8/18 3:23 PM

It's time to refresh your Medicare marketing efforts. As usual, we have a lot of ideas to help you get started. In fact here are six ways to supercharge your Medicare marketing now!

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Topics: Medicare marketing

New Legal Development in Medicaid Billing

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 4/30/18 11:00 AM

Medicaid patients in Arizona have scored a victory against balance billing. The Arizona Court of Appeals has made an import ruling in a case involving the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment system (AHCCCS) and tort liens from Banner Health Network and several other hospitals. Per the ruling, hospitals will not be able to enforce tort liens against patients after AHCCCS payment has already been accepted.

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Topics: Medicaid billing

Beware: New Medicare Scams Are on the Rise – Share with Clients

Posted by Mari Tautimes on 4/16/18 2:14 PM

Medicare beneficiaries need to be extra alert these days. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) reports that new scams are popping up around the United States. The con artists are taking advantage of confusion caused by the new Medicare cards. Here’s what Medicare recipients need to know to stay safe.

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Topics: Medicare scams, New Medicare cards

Medicare Sales: How to End the Quarter Strong

Posted by Mike Gattorna, Health Agents Network on 3/26/18 3:17 PM

The first quarter is almost wrapped up!  What have you done to make sure you have a great AEP?

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Topics: Medicare Sales

How the Bipartisan Budget Act Could Impact Medicare

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 3/19/18 9:34 AM

The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law on February 9, did more than end the brief government shutdown. Included in the bill were several key health provisions. Here’s a look at what these changes mean for Medicare.

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Topics: budget act, bipartisan budget act could impact medicare, bipartisan budget act

Breaking News: Arizona Medicaid Contracts Just Announced

Posted by Paul Rose on 3/13/18 11:00 AM

Every 4 to 5 years, Arizona goes to bid on Medicaid contracts. These are the insurance companies that bid to serve people on the state Medicaid system. Hundreds of thousands of lives are in transition as carriers negotiate contracts to serve these clients. Every 4-5 years, carriers win contracts to manage this population.

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Topics: medicaid, medicaid contracts

Low-Income Subsidies for Medicare Beneficiaries

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 2/28/18 4:43 PM

Do your clients need a little extra help? Medicare provides low-income subsidies, also called Extra Help, to qualifying individuals. This is important information for insurance agents as well as beneficiaries. Keep your clients satisfied by ensuring that they receive all the help they’re entitled to and tap into the low-income audience if you haven’t already. Here’s what you need to know.

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Topics: medicare subsidies, low-income subsidies for Medicare

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