Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pre-Existing Conditions, Waiting Periods, and Creditable Coverage

As you are going through products this AEP, you may be caught off guard by seeing the “waiting period for pre-existing conditions” terminology for some products.  While companies can’t enforce coverage waiting periods on clients for pre-existing conditions alone, they

Posted in Company Information, Helpful Tips, Medicare Supplements

Selling ACA this Year? Check Out this Client Resource

If you are selling ACA this year, check out this pamphlet CMS created called “The Roadmap to Better Care and a Healthier You”.  While this booklet was created to be distributed to Walmart Pharmacies and to agents to distribute from

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Aetna Announces $0 Commissions for Some ACA State Individual Plans

Aetna recently announced that they will not pay any commissions for 2017 ACA individual plans in the following states: Arkansas, Arizona, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia A 2017 off-exchange individual

Posted in Affordable Care Act, Company Information

Stock Prices, Along with Hopes of Cigna, Humana, and Aetna Drop Along with Medicare Star Ratings

Stock prices- along with the hopes of Cigna, Humana, and Aetna- fell on Wednesday, October 12th after the CMS released their star ratings for 2017.  While most Medicare Advantage plans received higher ratings than previous years, the average star rating

Posted in Company Information, Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription

Are You Sure You’re Certified for AEP?

It’s down to the AEP wire… are you sure you’re properly certified with all of your companies?  If you’re not, you won’t be paid commissions and you will be in a compliance violation!  Be sure you’re certified- give us a

Posted in Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Sales Tips

Introducing the AEP Agent Resource Center!

EIS is proud to introduce the 2017 AEP Agent Resource Center!  We have collected all of the resources that are most important to you as an agent in one easy-to-access location! Click on the links below to join us for

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