Monthly Archives: August 2015

Arkansas’s Medicaid ‘Private Option’ Reduces Uncompensated Care Costs & Uninsured Rate

Results from a recent study conducted by Kaiser Family Foundation show that Arkansas’s ‘Private Option’ program has reduced the state’s uninsured rate by nearly half, while also dropping uncompensated care costs by 55%.  Arkansas was the first state in the

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Industry News, Legislative News

Certification Check: WellCare Opened Friday, August 21st

WellCare is required to provide general compliance training to all associates. WellCare complies with this requirement through the introduction of the 2016 WellCare iCare Compliance Training on Fraud, Waste and Abuse and HIPAA for Sales training for all WellCare temporary and

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Company Information, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

It’s Not Too Late… Sign up for Path to Success Conway TODAY!

It’s not too late to sign up for our Path to Success Tour 2015 Conway show!  We will be meeting tomorrow morning, August 20th, at 9:00 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn to discuss: 2016 MAPD benefits Medicare market review

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Company Information, Final Expense, Hospital Indemnity, Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Supplements

Updated 2016 Medicare Marketing Guidelines

CMS released an updated version of Medicare Marketing Guidelines for 2016 on 7/2/2015.  Below is a link to the CMS issued document with the updated verbiage printed in red.  It is very important for agents selling  Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicare Advantage Prescription

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

Texarkana Path to Success was a Success!

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Company Information, Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Supplements

CMS Contracts Booz-Allen as New Systems Integrator for Healthcare.gov

Good news to all who will be using Healthcare.gov in the future- CMS has hired the Booz-Allen firm to be the system integrator for the government Marketplace website and FFMs.  CMS has been their own system integrator until now; however,

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Certification Check: Don’t Forget These Important Dates!

FFM Agent and Broker Training Update CMS is hosting two webinars on 2016 FFM registration and training requirements on the following dates: Wednesday, July 29th 12:00-1:30 Central Time Wednesday, August 19th 12:00- 1:30 Central Time  CLICK HERE TO REGISTERIf you

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Join Us for Path to Success Tour 2015- Medicare Advantage Benefit Sneak Peeks, Prizes & Much More!

Are you interested in 2016 Medicare Advantage Benefits?  Register today  to join our Annual Medicare Tour!  We will provide a complimentary breakfast, prizes, and much more! Save The Dates: Texarkana, AR- Aug 10th Jonesboro, AR- Aug 12th Conway, AR- Aug 20th

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