Monthly Archives: March 2016

Obama Proposes Medicare Covered Pre-Diabetes Programs

Medicare may be soon covering lifestyle programs for recipients with prediabetes.  To be considered prediabetic, recipients   blood sugar levels would have to register as higher than normal range.  These lifestyle programs would cover counseling for improved diet and exercise.  The CDC

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TOMORROW! Webinar: 2016 Agent Incentive Mall Tour… Earn, Redeem, and Shop with Your Points!

Join us for a tour of our famous Agent Incentive Mall tomorrow Wednesday, March 30th, at 10:00 a.m. central time.  You will learn how to earn, redeem, and shop with your Eldercare points in this custom-built online mall built just

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Webinar: 2016 Agent Incentive Mall Tour… Earn, Redeem, and Shop with Your Points!

Join us for a tour of our famous Agent Incentive Mall Wednesday, March 30th, at 10:00 a.m. central time.  You will learn how to earn, redeem, and shop with your Eldercare points in this custom-built online mall built just for the

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Physicians, Drug Companies Voice Conflicting Opinions on New Medicare Part B Payment Model

CMS’s new Medicare Part B five-year pilot payment model is not as exciting to some physicians and specialists as they are to others.  While CMS is trying to move to a value- based system encouraging physicians to prescribe and distribute

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How Do You Scale That Mountain? Take the First Step!

Knowing you need to take on a challenge or make any type of change in life can be extremely daunting at the very least.  You may wonder, how in the world am I going to accomplish this?  I liken this

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CMS to Test New Payment Models for Prescription Drugs Covered by Medicare Part B

CMS announced yesterday, March 8th, that they would be testing  new payment models for prescription drugs covered by Medicare Part B.  Prescription drugs covered by Medicare Part B typically fall into one of the three categories below: Drugs given through

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ACA Creating Growth for Independent Agents & Producers

According to the Kaiser Health Tracking Poll released last month, the federal requirement to be covered by insurance is boosting the demand- and the growth- for independent agents and producers in the major medical market.  The amount of people purchasing

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Industry News

Compliance Check: Using the Word “Medicare” in your Marketing

Marketing your products and services as an independent agent is critical to your success, but another thing that’s crucial to your job is compliance.  The senior market is one of the best places to be, but it’s important to keep

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