The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period runs from January 1 to 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
Whew! You made it through AEP. Now what? Although you’re probably ready for a break – and you’ve certainly earned it – there’s a little more work to do before you can relax. Now is the time to focus on AEP follow up, confirm that everything is in place and check for any stragglers from your existing book.
Topics: AEP Follow Up
Your clients trust you to help them with their Medicare plan selections. To make sure you’re looking at the complete picture, you need to understand Medicare’s Star Ratings.
Topics: Medicare Star Ratings
To stay fully compliant as a Medicare broker, you need to stay in the know. Recent updates to Medicare and Social Security benefits will have a significant impact on your clients. Make sure you’re giving them current information. Here are six recent updates you should know.
Topics: Medicare Compliance
More than one in four Medicare beneficiaries has diabetes. November is National Diabetes Month, and it seems fitting that National Diabetes Awareness Month and Medicare’s Annual Election Period overlap. This November, help Medicare enrollees with diabetes get the care and coverage they need.
CMS has released the new Medicare & You handbook for 2022. This essential resource is packed with useful information that your clients need to know. It also provides step-by-step guidance that is compliant and CMS approved, so it’s the perfect marketing resource!
The Social Security Administration has announced the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2022 – and it’s a big one. When we ring in the new year, approximately 70 million Americans will be getting a 5.9% raise. This will be good news for your Medicare clients, so make sure they know what to expect.
Consistent enrollment tracking is more important than ever, now that you’re submitting business in multiple ways.
Western Asset Protection (WAP) continues to gear up for Medicare’s annual election period. We know this is the busiest time of year for Medicare sales agents. It’s a great opportunity, but it can also get overwhelming. The good news is that you’re not alone. Here at WAP, we are ready to support you with supplies pick up between October 1 and December 7 – so you have everything you need to make this the best AEP ever. Log in to your WAP Agent Portal for the most up to date information available.
Topics: AEP Agent Support