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The Donut Hole Will Close in 2019

Yes, you heard me right! Last Friday, President Trump signed a budget deal which will provide relief to Medicare beneficiaries a year earlier than expected. Medicare beneficiaries who are on a Part D Drug Plan and pay excessive amounts for

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

Final Expense isn’t just a sale…it’s a MUST!

Almost everyone has experienced a loved one who has died all too soon and completely unexpected. This can leave families with financial challenges during a time when emotional pain is at an all time high. As an agent, you should be

Posted in Company Information, Final Expense, Helpful Tips, Industry News, Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Information, Medicare Supplements, Sales Tips

CMS NEWS: CMS proposes Medicare Advantage and Part D payment and policy updates to provide new benefits for enrollees

Yesterday, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released proposed changes effecting the 2019 Medicare health and drug programs. These changes hope to increase flexibility in the plans by allowing more options and new benefits that are tailor to the beneficiary to improve

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New Medicare Cards Updates!

April 1st is right around the corner! This is the “GO LIVE” date for the new Medicare Card’s transition period which will end December 31, 2019. Starting January 1, 2020, you have to submit claims using MBIs (with a few exceptions), no

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BREAKING NEWS! Mutual of Omaha Collaborates with Lumeris to Enter Medicare Advantage Market

Yes, you heard me right!! This is HUGE! One of the leaders in the Medicare Supplement world, Mutual of Omaha, is expected to become a player in select Medicare Advantage markets. They have recognized the growing statistic of more Medicare Enrollees choosing

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

Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period

Following the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), customers that are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage Plan (MA) that would like to switch to Original Medicare  have the opportunity to do so during the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period (MADP) from January 1st

Posted in Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Information

Make AEP Money Year Around!

As AEP is comes to an end, there is no reason to lose steam in your sales! Here at Eldercare, we have a deep portfolio packed FULL of products to keep you strong in your choice of Medicare Supplements, Medicare

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

The First Half of AEP is Over!

You have made it through the first half of the 2018 Medicare Advantage (MA) Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), but this is no time to rest! AEP only happens once a year and will be over before you know it, so roll

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2018 Annual Enrollment Period Has Begun!

The Annual Enrollment Period is Open! NOW is the time to help seniors find the best 2018 Medicare Advantage or Prescription Drug Plan to lower their out-of-pocket costs, provide better coverage for their healthcare needs, or both, and Eldercare is

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2018 Annual Notice of Change

Medicare Prescription Drug (PDP) and Advantage Plan (MA) enrollees should have or will receive their plan’s Annual Notice of Change letter detailing the changes it will undergo for the year ahead. Common changes include premiums, cost-sharing rules, medication coverage (formularies),

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