Monthly Archives: June 2015

UnitedHealthcare Leaves AHIP- What Does That Mean for Your Certifications This Year?

Last week it was announced that UnitedHealthcare was parting ways from AHIP, one of the nation’s largest insurance lobbyists and provider of widely accepted standardized certification testing.  UnitedHealthcare stated “UnitedHealth Group believes the interest of our company and the customers

Posted in Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

King vs. Burwell: Supreme Court Upholds Federal Subsidies

The Supreme Court decided on June 25, 2015 that states operating through federal-run ACA exchanges would continue to receive subsidies. The justices acknowledged that the wording in the law was “ambiguous”; but the intention of the ACA exchanges, whether federally

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Industry News, Legislative News

Beat the Summer Sales Heat- 9 Tips to Keep Your Sales Cool

Summertime is hot… Summertime sales?  Not so much.  Selling in the summer can be challenging- everyone from clients to colleagues is vacationing and taking it just a little easier than usual.  There are more unreturned emails, calls, and social media

Posted in Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Supplements, Sales Tips

Attention Arkansas- Expand your MAPD Sales in New Counties!

One of the largest Medicare Advantage carriers is expanding in several counties near you…  Call us today to find out how to blow up your MAPD sales! 800.777.9322  

Posted in Company Information, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

2016 AHIP Certifications Begin TODAY!

Do  you plan on selling Medicare Advantage or Part D Prescription Plans this AEP?  Don’t forget to get your AHIP Certification!  AEP begins in October, and Eldercare Insurance Services will reimburse you $100.00 if you are certified & ready to

Posted in Company Information, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

CMS Releases Increased Medicare Advantage and PDP Commission Rates for 2016

CMS recently released the new increased Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan commission rates for 2016. Medicare Advantage commissions are $429 initial year and $242 renewal.  MA Rates for specific states are as follows: Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and District of Columbia: 

Posted in Industry News, Legislative News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

King vs. Burwell Could Drastically Change ACA

Have you heard of King vs. Burwell? Polls are showing that Americans are uninformed about the Supreme Court case that could cause over 8 million people to lose their health insurance through the federal marketplace “” established for ACA. The

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Industry News, Legislative News

How Do I Explain How Medicare Supplements Work? Elite Agent Training with Steve Brooks

Explaining how Medicare Supplements work with Medicare Parts A & B to your clients can be a challenge.  Eldercare Insurance Services, Inc. 25-year veteran agent and Marketing Director, Steve Brooks, shows you his easy-to-use and understand way of explaining the

Posted in Medicare Supplements, Sales Tips

New Transamerica Medicare Supplement Product Available in Texas

Howdy partners!  Don’t be late to the draw- contract today with Transamerica’s new medicare supplement product in Texas! A+ rated carrier 2 day turnaround on new business Competitive commissions Materials available for order June 17th Paper apps & E-Apps accepted

Posted in Company Information, Medicare Supplements

A Look at Whole Life through a New Lens

Whole Life products have traditionally been viewed as expensive, obligatory, and a most unpleasantly- “death insurance”. However, an increase in Whole Life product sales has been trending in recent years. People are starting to become educated about the diversity of

Posted in Final Expense, Sales Tips