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Post AEP Survey Results and Analysis

How are you feeling about this AEP? The average answer was 71, with 0 being awful and 100 being amazing. AEP can be really stressful especially due to the time crunch so we are happy that our agents averaged out

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AEP Ends Today!

Submit Applications direct to the Carrier! please do NOT send us the copies Also, Applications must be received by the carrier by December 7th at 11:59 p.m.  Received date is not reflected in the postmark but by the date the carrier has the

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Important Medicare Guidelines for Holiday and Thank You Cards

As the holiday season is upon us, there are important Medicare guidelines to follow as you are writing out those holiday and thank you cards. These guidelines apply to all Thank You, Holiday and Greeting Cards. Permitted Statements A simple

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Medicare Approved Amounts vs. Doctor and Supplier Billed Amounts

Just because someone googles the amount of a hip replacement or an MRI and gets an outrageous price does NOT mean that is the price they will be charged.  Yes, there is a difference between the Medicare-approved amount and the

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The Best Advice For A Successful Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)

AEP IS HERE! It’s the early hours of AEP, we thought now is a good time give some advice for a successful AEP. –Applications–  If your handwriting is hard to read, this can cause typos when they are entering information and make your

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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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