When a marketplace plan is discontinued, your clients aren’t left to wonder how to obtain new coverage. They’re automatically transitioned, or “crosswalked,” to a new, similar plan.
Let’s discuss how these transitions work in the marketplace, things to be aware of with plan crosswalks, and why they occur. ⟶
We have been dealing with COVID-19 for the past three years, and while people are still being infected, the public health emergency (PHE) declared in 2020 is officially ending on May 11, 2023. Read More
When marketing yourself as a reputable insurance agent in your area, getting out into your community is one of the best ways to make valuable connections with clients and notify them of your services. Read More
Many changes have taken effect over the last year in the under-65 health insurance market. How do these changes affect your clients and your business?
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Selling marketplace insurance plans is an excellent … Read More
You can’t wait around for potential clients to become eligible for Medicare. If you want a loyal book of business — clients who keep coming back for your services — the work starts before they even turn 65. Read More
The last day to file 2022 taxes is April 18, 2023. If any of your clients had marketplace coverage last year, when filing their taxes, they must report this and any tax credits they received. Read More
“Do I need this?” We’ve likely all heard this before while discussing a beneficial product with clients.
The cost of living keeps getting more and more expensive, and sometimes, clients need to make tough decisions on which … Read More
As of March 1, 2023, individuals receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits are no longer eligible for the temporary Emergency Allotment (EA) benefits that came with the pandemic.
This presents unique … Read More
The Comprehensive Guide to Medicare Supplement Underwriting can help simplify the process of Medicare Supplement underwriting for your clients! This FREE 47-page eBook covers why and when carriers require underwriting, how … Read More
Short-term health insurance plans, offered by private insurers, cover individuals for a shorter period than the usual year-long coverage period of most major medical plans.
A client may be inclined to purchase this coverage due to … Read More
Your client dislikes the increasing premium on their Medicare Supplement policy and wants to change plans, but they don’t have a guaranteed issue right. That means underwriting. What should you expect and how do you know if they … Read More
Although Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans offer coverage for 10 essential health benefits, these plans don’t protect against every health concern. Your clients may greatly benefit from supplemental insurance, particularly … Read More
While it might look like baby birds leave the nest depending on only instinct to fly, their parents, in fact, slowly teach them to become independent.
Your downline agents aren’t baby birds, or your children (in most cases); … Read More
It’s important for everyone to plan for retirement, no matter their age. Professionals in the insurance world, like yourself, know this all too well.
You may also be familiar with some of the ways to secure funds for retirement, … Read More
The pandemic dialed up selling insurance over the phone, and you might be wondering what’s the best way to take part.
Independent vs. captive, MGA vs. GA, field vs. call center… there are different ways you can pursue being an … Read More
Your clients have selected their coverage, you’ve completed applications, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is now over. Congratulations!
When you’re ready to continue your marketplace … Read More
When the COVID-19 public health emergency ends, millions of Americans may lose their Medicaid benefits and health insurance.
They’ll need help navigating these changes and finding new coverage, presenting an excellent … Read More
It’s January and some of your clients in new Medicare Advantage plans give you call. They’ve changed their minds.
Changing health plans can feel uncertain as they transition from the known to the unknown. Read More