Seniors need more Medicare information. Earlier this year, Managed Healthcare Executive reported on poll results that showed nearly one in three Medicare enrollees feel they don’t have enough information on Medicare Advantage options, and more than half are not familiar with Star Ratings for plans.
As the Arizona reopening benchmarks develop, Western Asset Protection is taking all the safety precautions and steps to prepare for a return to the recently remodeled, new WAP office. We are assessing the situation and will continue to follow the state guidelines as well as take precautions to keep our employees, agents, agencies and partners safe.
Medicare beneficiaries are frequently the target of fraudulent schemes. You can help your clients avoid falling victim to one of these scams by doing two things. First, educate them on how these schemes work. Second, encourage them to register for the National Do Not Call List.
Topics: Do Not Call List
The COVID-19 vaccine is here – but not everyone can get it just yet. The supply is limited, and this means that some people will have to wait a while before they can be vaccinated. The CDC has issued guidelines for prioritizing access, but states are in charge of distribution, so where you live will have an impact on when you can get the vaccine.
The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period runs from January 1- March 31. It is important to remember the rules of this Special Election period – Agents/Plans cannot market OEP and Member Eligibility.
Topics: Medicare Advantage OEP
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) Health Insurance Marketplace is opening back up for a new Special Enrollment Period. CMS recently announced the decision, which was made in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Topics: Multi-Carrier Portfolio
Before the next AEP starts, you'll send out retention letters – but by then it might be too late. Your clients are another agent's prospects, so you need to make your retention a year-round priority. We hope the ideas below inspire you to level up your retention campaign in 2021.
Topics: customer retention campaign
A new year brings new opportunity. Capture as much of that opportunity as possible by starting the year off right. Here are seven things you can do this January to prepare yourself for a great year in Medicare sales.
Topics: Tips for Medicare agents
Individuals who are eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid can enroll in a Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan, or D-SNP. D-SNPs are a special type of Medicare Advantage plan with limited enrollment.
D-SNP enrollment has changed a little in recent years. Here’s what insurance agents need to know about serving the D-SNP market.