For 2022, the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits is expected to reach its highest level since 1983!
This yearly change affects Medicare Part B premiums and the overall buying power of seniors and other Social Security beneficiaries by directly impacting how much money ends up in their pockets each month. ⟶
To improve health coverage access for more Americans, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are expanding the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage, among other measures to decrease … Read More
The 2022 Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) is fast approaching. Unfortunately, this will likely be the second AEP during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As we continue to navigate new guidelines for a second year, we’re here to review the … Read More
Each summer, Ritter Insurance Marketing hosts the annual Summits, where insurance agents can receive an exclusive first look at the next year’s Medicare Advantage and Part D plan offerings.
Just like last year’s event, all … Read More
Like AHIP, NAHU is back offering a Medicare certification training for agents who’d like to sell 2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D products for the Annual Enrollment Period. NAHU’s 2022 certification opens July 1, 2021! Read More
Do you use Google to advertise your health insurance services? If so, you should know about these important policy updates affecting health insurance advertising through Google Ads.
Google is updating their policy for individuals … Read More
The 2022 AHIP Medicare training season starts on June 21, 2021. Before you begin to complete this obligation, there are changes to the Marketing Medicare Advantage and Fraud, Waste and Abuse training that you need to be aware of. Read More
Selling Medicare plans? You’ve probably heard of Medicareful. We’re reviewing what this free Medicare quoting software helped agents accomplish in 2020 and how it set itself apart from other online Medicare sales … Read More
CMS recently released their numbers for 2021 premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Let’s see how these changes might affect your clients in the coming year. Read More
You need commissions, but you don’t want to catch, or spread, COVID. Can you compliantly check temperatures or ask health questions in person? Will more carriers allow remote Medicare sales? How can you have a profitable Annual … Read More
Thinking of selling Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2021? This is the year to give it a try! Here’s why.
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For 2021, agents and beneficiaries can expect to see six major improvements … Read More
We have some exciting news to get you ready for AEP! All 2021 Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plan details are now available on Ritter Insurance Marketing’s Medicare Quote Engine.
The Medicare Quote Engine (MQE) is the number … Read More
New this year, NAHU is offering a Medicare certification training for agents who’d like to sell 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D products for the Annual Enrollment Period.
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The 2021 AHIP Medicare training season started on June 22, 2020. Before you dive in to complete this obligation, there are changes to the Marketing Medicare Advantage and Fraud, Waste and Abuse training layout that you need to be … Read More
For agents selling Medicare plans, the stereotypical prospect has been someone with graying hair, approaching the age of 65 or already past it, and retired. There have always been those who don’t fit this stereotype; however, … Read More
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services have released the Medicare costs for 2021. Please see our most recent article, 2021 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles, for current facts and figures. Read More
Spoiler alert: With the way the market’s looking for 2020, we feel confident saying now’s a FANTASTIC time to be selling Medicare Advantage (MA) plans. Here’s why.
The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), a leader in … Read More