On October 12, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Part A and Part B 2024 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts!
You will notice that Part B premiums and deductibles are higher than last year, and this is due to projected increases in spending, as well as to remedy the 340B-Acquired Drug Payment Policy from 2018 to 2022.
There’s one thing Medicare clients ask their agents more than anything else: How can I save money on prescription drugs? Let us help you answer that question!
Whether your client is enrolling in a stand-alone PDP or a Medicare … Read More
With Cigna’s recent announcement that it intends to purchase Express Scripts, five of America’s top health insurance companies now own or plan to own pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
The move is the latest example of vertical … Read More
Bravo! Bravo! Encore! Sadly, you’ll probably never hear a prospect say those words. Insurance just isn’t that inspiring to most. You can avoid the glassy-eyed glare and other sales presentation pitfalls, though. Read More
For many brokers, time is money. While getting involved at the local soup kitchen or assisted living facility seems like a great idea, you might put it off for another day or keep it on your to-do list. Read More
How many times have you heard that the Medicare Supplement market is “booming” with opportunity? (Insert commonplace statistic about the number of baby boomers turning 65 here.)
We won’t repeat the same old numbers (and yes, we’re … Read More
Life insurance is more than just a way to pay for outstanding debts and end-of-life expenses. Many use it to provide money to their loved ones after they pass. You can even take it a step further and recommend life policies for … Read More
Switching your clients’ Medicare Supplement (Medigap) plans requires a little planning and consideration of their current health status. Here’s a general breakdown of what to know, and how changing existing policies works. Read More
Tuning in to the ASG Podcast just got easier. We’re excited to announce that you can now stream our podcast episodes on Spotify!
Even better? The exact same great content you’ve come to expect is available to both Spotify Free and … Read More
If you’re thinking about selling Medicare but find yourself on the fence, you’ve come to the right place! There are many misconceptions about selling Medicare that deter agents from expanding their primary focus. Read More
The most recent resolution to fund the federal government included a number of positive adjustments to Medicare programs and activities that expired or were due to expire.
Many of these adjustments are victories for Medicare … Read More
You know the importance of building your Medicare business during the Annual Enrollment Period (AEP). What if I told you building your Medicare business post-AEP is equally important?
Now that it’s the off-season, you actually … Read More
In a press release Wednesday, Mutual of Omaha announced it will team up with Lumeris, Inc. to offer Medicare Advantage plans in 2019.
Since 1966, Mutual of Omaha has been the second-largest source of Medicare Supplement (Medigap) … Read More
Looking for info on the 2024 Cost of Living Adjustment? Check out our latest post
On Friday, the Social Security Administration announced that the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for 2018 will see a two percent increase in … Read More
As the average insurance agent in America reaches retirement age, they’re making room for younger agents in an industry that’s already perfect for millennials.
Why are millennials so poised to take over? Read More
Mistakes can happen to even the best trained, most experienced agent. Make sure your business is protected by obtaining Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance.
Why Buy E&O Insurance? Like most insurance policies, E&O … Read More
At Ritter Insurance Marketing, our goal is to provide our agents with the tools, products and support that they need to succeed as an independent agent, as well as offer the highest compensation possible for the business they … Read More