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Agency growth in 3 easy steps

The great thing about the insurance industry is that it is ever changing and there is always room for intentional growth. Below are three easy ways to grow, no matter where you are in your season of selling. Product review. Have

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2019 UHC Certifications launch June 25th

Mark your calendars! Starting Monday, June 25, you can certify to sell 2019 UnitedHealthcare products. Certify early! The sales materials portal will open mid-August for Enrollment Guide orders! By certifying early, you can ensure you’ll have materials ready to go

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WellCare expanding Medicaid membership by purchasing Meridian for $2.5 billion

WellCare Health Plans announced Tuesday they have agreed to acquire Medicaid insurer, Meridian Health Plan, for $2.5 billion. Along with the large volume of Medicaid recipients and benefits, WellCare will also benefit from adding MeridianRx to its portfolio. On Tuesday,

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UHC E-App and Apple iOS 11.3

This just released from UnitedHealthCare. We wanted to make sure everyone was notified so there is no delay in submitting business. Apple released its new iOS 11.3 software update this week! If you’re using LEAN on an Apple device, please

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2019 AHIP

AHIP’s 2018 Medicare + Fraud, Waste and Abuse Training will no longer be available as of Friday, June 15 at 12:01 am CT. The 2019 AHIP will release on Monday, June 18, 2019.  The America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) compliance training

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Attention All Humana Agents:

Often a client is scared to pull the trigger or may want to shop around before selecting a Medicare plan. Humana has made life easier on their agents. They just released is a consumer-driven enrollment process that allows prospects to complete an

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Make it the right time to buy

It is never the right time to buy nor is enough money saved…EVER! It is our job as insurance agents to encourage our clients to act now! We have a responsibility to educate them that it is never convenient to purchase health

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2019 payments to Medicare Advantage plans increases 3.4 percent

Last week the government stated it would increase 2019 payments to the health insurers that manage Medicare Advantage insurance plans for seniors and the disabled by 3.40 percent. This is due to the higher-than-expected rise of enrollments reflecting a projection

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Spring cleaning for life and health

Spring cleaning is typically referred to as a time to deep clean after those cold dreary days. We are beyond ready to open and air out the house, let the fresh air in and start anew. How about applying this to

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CVS and Aetna merge to surge

Another merge in the making….shareholders for Aetna and CVS recently approved the merge by 97%. If approved, the nation’s largest pharmacy network will acquire the third-largest health insurer and is set to be finalized by the second half of the year.

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