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CMS is planning to allow Medicare beneficiaries to contract directly with physicians

On Monday, CMS announced they are seeking to release a direct provider contract model that would allow providers to take further accountability for the cost and quality of a designated population to drive better beneficiary outcomes. This new model would

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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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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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Cigna is set to acquire Express Scripts for $67 billion

Yesterday, Cigna and Express Scripts released they are in a definitive agreement whereas Cigna will acquire Express Scripts. This press release stated this merger is expected to “drive greater affordability and connectivity with customers and their health care providers, while

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Make sure your client’s address is updated at Social Security

Starting April 2018, the new Medicare cards will be hitting the mail. This provides a perfect opportunity to complete a service call to your clients. Service calls are a great way to show clients you care and a great time to work

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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

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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

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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

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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

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