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12 Steps to Take This Week for a Better AEP

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/16/20 9:19 AM

AEP has begun! The actions you take – or fail to take – this week will help determine how successful you are this AEP. Below are 12 steps to keep in mind.

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Topics: 12 steps to a better AEP

What’s Happening on the Hill: Medicare Update

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 10/15/20 11:59 AM

With so much happening on Capitol Hill, you might have missed some developments that could impact Medicare. Here’s a quick recap of recent events to get you caught up.

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Topics: Medicare update

AEP Season is Here. We're Ready to Support You!

Posted by WAP Team on 10/7/20 3:53 PM
 
WAP has a plan in place to safely and effectively provide supplies and phone support during AEP, October 15 - December 7. WAP's office is currently closed to visitors/partners, but our team remains in full operation to serve your needs.
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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

The National Medicare & You 2021 handbook has arrived, and it’s full of important information for the coming year. Here’s a look at some of the new highlights.

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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

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