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Medicare and Chiropractic Care

Posted by Paul Rose on 3/13/20 4:36 PM

Do your clients suffer from back pain? According to Harvard Health Publishing, about 85 percent of people do. Treating back pain can be difficult, but a 2018 study found that after six weeks of chiropractic treatment, patients reported less pain intensity, less disability, higher satisfaction with treatment and a reduced need for pain medicine.

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare and chiropractic care, chiropractic care

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

New 2019 Broker Comp Rates for Medicare

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 6/8/18 10:54 AM

Broker comp rates are in for 2019. CMS recently released a memorandum on contract year 2019 agent and broker compensation rate adjustments, submissions and training and testing requirements. Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know.

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Topics: Medicare, Broker comp rates, Broker comp rates for Medicare

Infographic: Medicare Age-In Study – Insurance Shopping Habits and Preferences

Posted by Mari Tautimes on 6/19/17 1:38 PM

By 2030, people aged 65 and over will account for at least 20 percent of the U.S. population. Every day, approximately 10,000 people celebrate their 65th birthday, according to Pew Research.

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare Sales

5 Ways to SHARE THE LOVE with Insurance Clients on Valentine’s Day

Posted by Mari Tautimes on 2/13/17 2:00 PM

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romance, candy and flowers – it’s also a great opportunity to tell your clients how much you care about them. Below you’ll find five creative and personalized ways to reach out!

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Topics: Medicare

CMS Announces 2017 Premiums and Deductibles

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 11/11/16 11:24 AM

WAP Agents – Here is breaking news from CMS on 2017 premiums and deductibles … 

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Topics: Medicare

CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Advantage Star Ratings – Humana & Cigna Ratings Decline

Posted by Mari Tautimes on 10/24/16 9:32 AM

An October 12 article in Modern Healthcare reports that Humana and Cigna both received lower quality ratings from CMS for 2017, causing their stock prices to fall last week.

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Topics: Medicare

Cigna Can’t Sign Up New Medicare Customers

Posted by Jean A. Lentsch on 9/15/16 2:00 PM

According to a 9/6 article in, health insurer, Cigna Corp cannot sign up new customers for its private Medicare plans during the 2016 fall open enrollment season. Sanctions were announced back in January and have not been resolved in time for this year’s open enrollment. The ban came after the U.S. found problems in how the company managed appeals and grievances, as well as drug coverage.

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Topics: Medicare

Aetna Releases First Look at Benefits - Watch Your Email Inbox!

Posted by Mari Rose Tautimes on 7/14/16 12:00 AM

Mari Rose Tautimes & Paul Rose - Co-CEO's -  Attending Aetna Sales Conference in Washington, D.C. 7/12-7/14.

We are LIVE at the Aetna Sales conference in Washington, D.C. with a hot off the presses look at benefits for this coming AEP!  Read on to learn how to get details or request to contract if you think you're ready to get this party started!

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Topics: Medicare, Arizona, 2017, Medicare Sales, Aetna

Advisors: How YOU Can Close the Great Medicare Sales Divide

Posted by Paul Rose on 7/11/16 8:57 AM

You have an opportunity to increase your value to your clients by presenting Medicare and Medicare Supplement insurance products. Research shows that few advisors, only 13 percent, address the need for Medicare planning while consumers look to their financial professional for information and recommendations about Medicare. There is a gap between the client’s expectations and their actual experience. You can easily close the expectation/experience divide with these three suggestions.

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Topics: Medicare, Medicare Sales

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