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Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription plan information

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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EIS Announces Extended Hours for AEP

Sunday is the big day – AEP begins! To better accommodate you during this period, Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, we will be extending our hours on Fridays to 5:00 p.m. CST. Additionally, during the weekends throughout AEP, emergency calls

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Are You Sure You’re “Ready to Sell”?

Now is the time to tie up any loose ends before AEP begins. If you haven’t completed 2018 certifications with all of your Medicare Advantage (MA) or Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) companies, you will not be paid commissions for written business and

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AEP is on the Horizon!

The 2018 Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is on the horizon! Have you done everything you can to ensure a prosperous outcome for your customers and yourself? Here are some tips to get the most out of the season: Check in

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2018 Scope of Appointment Changes!

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have updated the Scope of Appointment regulations for 2018. What changed? Effective October 1st, 2017,  agents are no longer required to obtain a signed Scope of Appointment 48 hours prior to 1-on-1

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What Coverage Changes Can Be Made During AEP?

The Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is quickly approaching, and many customers will want to make health coverage adjustments to fit their needs in 2018. Changes that can be made during the Enrollment Period (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7) for a

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Customer Resources for Natural Disasters

Many policyholders are experiencing the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey or are preparing for the impact of Hurricane Irma. Take care of your customers during this difficult time by making them aware of helpful resources available and possible temporary changes to their

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Register to Attend the CMS 2017 OEP Webinar!

Attend Medicare’s Open Enrollment 2017 Boot Camp (presented by the CMS National Training Program) to stay informed about the latest updates and most useful tips for a successful AEP! September 14th, 2017 1-3:30 p.m. This webinar will review: 2017 Medicare

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QualChoice Training Now Open!

  Training is now available for QualChoice Advantage, HeartlandPlains Health, Soundpath Health, and RiverLink Health 2018 Medicare Advantage plans, and there is no charge! Complete your certifications before September 30, 2017 to offer their products during the upcoming 2018 Annual

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UnitedHealthCare Pre-order Now Open!

UnitedHealthCare enrollment guide pre-orders are open for certified agents until September 3rd! Order your 2018 Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plan materials for AEP via the Sales Materials Portal in Jarvis. Pre-orders will be shipped to arrive on or before

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