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The 2021 Medicare & You Handbook Is Here – See What’s New

Posted by Paul Rose on 9/21/20 1:15 PM
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Topics: Medicare & You Handbook

How Seniors Are Embracing Tech

Posted by Paul Rose on 9/16/20 3:52 PM

Do you still think of seniors as Luddites who don’t know how to use things like computers or smartphones? This stereotype is increasingly false. While some seniors may struggle with modern technology, more and more seniors are embracing technology. This trend started before the pandemic, but the coronavirus has helped fuel it – and it’s time for insurance agents to take notice.

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Topics: technology, how seniors are embracing tech

Virtual Conference Etiquette

Posted by WAP Team on 9/8/20 1:28 PM

Virtual conferences are a new experience for many people. If you haven’t attended one before, you might not be sure what to expect – or what’s expected of you. Here’s a quick guide to help you get ready for WAPCon2020.

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Topics: WAPCon2020, WAPCon

Why Agents Must Adopt Virtual Processes

Posted by Paul Rose on 8/26/20 8:18 AM

Face-to-face meetings have a lot going for them. When you meet people in person, you can make a strong connection and a lasting impression. You can also use voice, facial expressions and body language to communicate clearly.

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Topics: virtual processes

Medicare Referral Compliance: What You Can and Can’t Do

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 8/20/20 12:31 PM

Referrals can be a great way to grow your Medicare insurance business, and you may want to use gifts to reward the clients who give you referrals. But watch out. CMS has strict rules governing incentives and gifts. Make sure you know what you can and can’t do.

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Topics: Medicare referral compliance

What’s Happening on the Hill: Your Medicare News Roundup

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 8/11/20 10:45 AM

There’s a lot going on these days – so much that it’s easy to miss a thing a two. Here’s a look at some of the most recent developments that could have a major impact on Medicare.

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Topics: Medicare News Roundup

New Tools: 2020 Medicare Plan Finder & Medicare Enrollment Express

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 7/24/20 9:00 AM

Most of you probably remember a few glitches in the rollout of changes to the 2019 Medicare Plan Finder. Now, as we start to prepare for the next AEP, the Plan Finder is receiving more updates. Here’s a quick recap of last year and what you can expect from the Plan Finder this year. Also, learn more about a new WAP tool – Medicare Enrollment Express at the end of this article.

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Topics: Medicare Plan Finder, Medicare Enrollment Express

How to Help Senior Clients Get Comfortable with Tech

Posted by Paul Rose on 7/15/20 10:16 AM

Have you started using new digital communication tools recently? While these programs might be a necessity these days, some of your senior clients might need a little help getting up to speed.

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Topics: technology, senior clients and tech, senior clients and technology

13 Weeks. 8 Contacts. Your 2020/2021 Communication Plan

Posted by Paul Rose on 7/13/20 8:15 AM

The Medicare Annual Election Period (AEP) for 2021 coverage starts October 15, 2020 and ends December 7, 2020. That’s roughly 13 weeks away so now is the time to start communicating with your clients and prospects. 

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Topics: aep, AEP communication plan

Ask These 3 Questions to See if Clients May Qualify for SNPs

Posted by Paul Rose on 6/24/20 9:37 AM

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Topics: Special Needs Plans, SNP, SNP's

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