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Low Income Subsidy Limits for 2020

Posted by Paul Rose on 11/14/19, 11:01 AM

Do your clients need extra help paying for their Medicare prescription coverage? Make sure they know about Low Income Subsidies, often called Extra Help, which can help Medicare enrollees with their costs. The Low Income Subsidy resource limits for 2020 have been announced, so this is a great time to remind your clients about this important source of financial assistance. 

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Topics: low income subsidy limits, low income subsidy limits for 2020

Answers to Your Top 3 Medicare Insurance Compliance Questions

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 11/5/19, 2:47 PM

Welcome to the halfway mark of AEP!  We know how busy things are learning the new products, retaining your current book of business and finding as many new clients as possible.

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Topics: Medicare insurance compliance

How to Create a Medicare Drug List for Clients

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/24/19, 4:53 PM

The Medicare Plan Finder has been redesigned, and this means that Medicare enrollees need to re-enter their drug lists. While these changes are creating some confusion, don’t use them as an excuse to look confused! This is an opportunity for great agents to stand out by showing an added level of professionalism.

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Topics: Medicare drug list

Medicare Plan Finder Updates

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/18/19, 1:22 PM

CMS has been rolling out new online tools. While many of these are improvements that have been sorely needed, the transition can result in some confusion and glitches. Some of the biggest problems have involved the redesigned Medicare Plan Finder. As of October 1, the legacy version is no longer available, meaning everyone will need to use the new Plan Finder this annual election period.

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Topics: Medicare Plan Finder, Medicare Plan Finder updates

Medicare & You: What’s New for 2020?

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/9/19, 9:34 AM

The digital Medicare & You Handbook is now available in PDF format. It’s also available in English and Spanish as well as large-print, e-book and audio formats. You can access them all here.

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Topics: Medicare 2020, Medicare & You

WAP Announces Leadership Transition

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/7/19, 9:57 AM

 

As many of you have heard, we recently announced a leadership transition at WAP.

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Topics: WAP leadership transition

The AEP Season Has Started. We’re Here to Support You!

Posted by WAP Team on 10/3/19, 11:04 AM
We look forward to helping you unleash your potential this AEP. Please note the hours we are available to support you:
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Topics: aep, WAP AEP hours

Medicare Sales Follow-up Strategies: How to Facilitate Decision-making without Being Pushy

Posted by Paul Rose on 10/2/19, 9:25 AM

Everyone knows that follow-up is part of the sales process, fine and good. But how do you pull it off in a way that helps to seal the deal - without making you feel like a bother?

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Topics: Medicare Sales

The Top 10 Questions about Medicare (and How to Answer Them)

Posted by Paul Rose on 9/25/19, 12:40 PM

As you know, it’s almost time for Medicare’s Annual Election Period. This means that Medicare beneficiaries – approximately 60 million of them – will have plenty of questions about their coverage. Here are the top 10 questions you’ll get asked, as well as how to answer them.

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Topics: Medicare, questions about Medicare

AEP Readiness: What You Need to Know

Posted by Paul Rose on 8/6/19, 7:30 AM

Get ready for AEP. The Medicare Annual Election Period for 2020 coverage starts October 15, 2019 and ends December 7, 2019. That may seem like a long way off, but it will be here before you know it. Here’s why it’s shaping up to be a busy year.

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Topics: Medicare Sales, aep, AEP Readiness

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