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What Does A “Successful” AEP Actually Mean?

  The 2nd week of AEP is already done and gone. That means there are only 6 weeks left. Even though it seems AEP just started the count down until the end has begun. So where do you stand on

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Available PartD And Medicare Advantage Plans for 2019

More than 20 million Medicare beneficiaries (34%) are enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans, which are mainly HMOs and PPOs offered by private insurers as an alternative to the traditional Medicare program. In 2018 the  largest segment of the Medicare Part D

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Should Drug Ads Put Their Prices?

  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted a draft of regulations that would add price disclosure requirements for TV ads promoting prescription drugs and biological products. The proposed regulation would affect an organization that advertises a prescription

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What’s the new Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period (OEP)?

Agents rejoice, there is now an extra 3 month opportunity to sell Medicare Advantage plans beyond the 54-day Annual Enrollment Period!  Effective January 1st, 2019, the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) will make its way back to the market and provide clients

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CVS Aetna Merge Update: Justice Department OKs

Federal antitrust regulators required CVS Health and Aetna to end Aetna’s Medicare prescription drug plan business before moving ahead with the companies’ planned $69 billion merger. Which is why Aetna announced late last month that WellCare Health Plans will buy Aetna’s Medicare

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World Mental Health Day: Does Medicare Cover Mental Health?

Yes, there are mental health benefits in Original Medicare. If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials, and call the plan for details

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The Quickest and Easiest Way To Check Quotes And Find Residents Turning 65: EIS Mobile APP By Eldercare

1 week until AEP! Can you believe it? We hope you have planned ahead and already have appointments scheduled. AEP goes by fast and we have the best Mobile App for all your devices to help you. It is the

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CVS Health / Aetna Transaction To Be Completed In The Fourth Quarter Of 2018

You may have read yesterday about the Aetna’s standalone Medicare Part D Prescription business going to WellCare Health Plans, Inc. This is just another step in the direction of Aetna’s and SilverScripts merger. It will have no impact on the

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Agreement To Sell All Aetna Standalone Medicare Part D Business

On September 26, 2018, Aetna signed an agreement to discharge all of Aetna’s standalone Medicare Part D business to a subsidiary of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WellCare). Several important elements of this announcement to highlight: The sale includes both Individual

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How To Get Leads for AEP?

One of our most successful lead sources is our T-65 Lead Letter. We are proud to help support our directly contracted Medicare Advantage writing agents. This letter gets sent to residents that are turning 65 in your area. It also

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