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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

2018 Part A & B Deductibles Announced

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2018 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for Medicare Part A and Part B programs on Friday, November 17, 2017. Looks like not much will change!  The Medicare Part B deducible will

Posted in Industry News, Medicare Information, Medicare Supplements

Be Your Customer’s One-Stop-Shop!

Stock your portfolio with a full array of products for AEP and be the one-stop-shop for all of your customer’s health coverage needs! Life Give your customer and their family peace of mind with a policy that will alleviate the

Posted in Final Expense, Helpful Tips, Hospital Indemnity, Medicare Information, Sales Tips, Uncategorized

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

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

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

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

It’s National Medicare Education Week!

It’s National Medicare Education week, one month until the 2018 Annual Enrollment Period, and the perfect time to make sure Medicare beneficiaries understand the Medicare basics and what coverage best fits their needs.  Brush up on your Medicare knowledge by reviewing

Posted in Helpful Tips, Medicare Information, Sales Tips, Uncategorized

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

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

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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2018 MA and Part D Commissions Have Been Set!

CMS has approved the 2018 commissions for Medicare Advantage and Part D, and they are better than ever! Compensation for 2018 Medicare Advantage plans will be $455 for the initial year and $228 for renewal years (compared to $433 initial

Posted in Medicare Advantage/Part D Prescription, Medicare Information