Dual Eligible Special Needs Plans are a great product to add to your portfolio, especially since 12 million Americans (20 percent of the Medicare population) have dual-eligible status.
While we think selling D-SNPs can greatly help to boost your business, there are some things to consider first.
Holding an educational presentation is a fantastic way to grow your client base, but you must make sure to stay compliant.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have set forth rules on what you can and cannot do … Read More
Planning on taking the AHIP Medicare training test for the first time? You don’t have to stress! We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks for passing AHIP that will help you, and even more experienced agents, improve your … Read More
Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a memo outlining the changes to the Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG) for the 2020 plan year.
Updates may affect regulations regarding … Read More
Peanut butter and jelly. Song and dance. Medicare MSA plans and hospital indemnity insurance. What do all these pairs have in common? They just go together!
It’s obvious why the first two sets jive so well, but what about that … Read More
Each summer, Ritter Insurance Marketing hosts annual Summits, where insurance agents gather to get an exclusive first look at the next year’s Medicare Advantage and Part D plan offerings. Here’s why we recommend coming to a Summit … Read More
While it’s true the Annual Enrollment Period is the prime time to sell Medicare Advantage plans, selling Medicare Supplements provides you and your clients a very important alternative during the fall. Read More
Medicare agent certification and product training details for 2020 are being released! Luckily, you can find many carriers’ AHIP, Medicare Advantage certification, Part D certification, and product training details in one place. Read More
Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, completing the annual AHIP certification is important for licensed insurance agents selling Medicare plans.
Today, we answer some frequently asked questions about AHIP certification. Read More
Financially savvy individuals know it’s always smart to include potential long-term care expenses in a retirement budget. How exactly can your clients finance long-term care? Hybrid long-term care insurance (LTCi) is a fantastic … Read More
For the fifth year in a row, CMS has raised maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D initial enrollments.
Note, insurance providers are NOT REQUIRED to pay the maximum commission rate. Read More
AHIP removed their 2019 Medicare and Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (FWA) trainings on Friday, June 14. They launched 2020 AHIP certification on Monday, June 17.
Many carriers will allow you to use 2020 AHIP training to certify to sell … Read More
Death is a sad and difficult situation. Although you may feel you had only a minor part in your client’s life, it’s important to acknowledge their passing. A small gesture will do, and it will mean the most to your clients’ loved … Read More