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.
The 2024 AHIP Medicare training season started June 21, 2023. Here’s what you need to know about the newest Marketing Medicare and Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) training.
Every year, America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) hosts a … Read More
NABIP is once again offering a Medicare certification training option for agents! The training for agents selling 2024 Medicare Advantage and Part D products opened June 21, 2023.
The NABIP 2024 Medicare certification is an … Read More
Although important and necessary, continuing your education as an insurance agent doesn’t just have to consist of checking off continuing education requirements. Pick up one of these books to motivate and inspire you for your next … Read More
On May 10, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services distributed a memo that more strictly defines “marketing” in regards to Medicare plans.
It’s vital you review these changes and update your … Read More
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
If your agency offers Medicare products but not marketplace plans, then we think you’re missing out. Adding agents who sell Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans brings many benefits to your insurance business. Read More
Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released their HHS Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2024 final rule. We’ve noted the changes marketplace agents should be aware of for the 2024 Open … Read More
You have to start somewhere with a potential Medicare client, and while it might be tempting to jump right in and start selling, you can’t. There are some things you need to know and do first, chiefly securing permission to … Read More
Our Compliance Department has analyzed the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2024 Final Rule for Medicare Advantage and Part D and noted the changes that will most impact agents like you. 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?
Listen to this article:
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
You receive an email from Susan, a carrier representative that you’ve talked to before, but it seems… off. You notice she’s sending from a different email address than usual. Do you open the attachment she’s sent? 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