Medicare Connections News

Medicare Connections News | October 23rd

  • Compliance Reminder
  • 2019 Certification
  • Expand your insurance services to better serve your clients
  • Why URL Should Be Your FMO
  • Precise | Halloween insurance leads sale (so good it’s frightening)
  • Highmark Network Update: Medigap
  • Highmark Response to UPMC Out-of-Network (OON) Pre-payment Policy
  • Mutual of Omaha | Informing you of a business decision
  • EnvisionRxPlus ACTION REQUIRED
  • Envision will be turning off contracting again this year
  • U.S. Department of Justice will allow CVS Health acquisition of Aetna to proceed
  • Aetna Coventry | The 2019 Stars Ratings will be released on 10/29/18
  • Letter that went out to all Cigna Customers regarding Community Health Choices (CHC)
  • Highmark Network Update: Medigap
  • Highmark Response to UPMC Out-of-Network (OON) Pre-payment Policy
  • Mutual of Omaha | Informing you of a business decision
  • EnvisionRxPlus ACTION REQUIRED
  • Envision will be turning off contracting again this year
  • U.S. Department of Justice will allow CVS Health acquisition of Aetna to proceed
  • Aetna Coventry | The 2019 Stars Ratings will be released on 10/29/18
  • Letter that went out to all Cigna Customers regarding Community Health Choices (CHC)
  • Precise | Halloween insurance leads sale (so good it’s frightening)
  • GTL’s Writing Agent 4th Quarter Bonus Programs!
  • Show me the money! Lumico’s Q4 incentive is huge!
  • Aetna | Adventure awaits
  • Union Security Insurance Company | Quarter 4 Incentive program
  • NGL | Earning an extra $300 is easy as 1, 2, 3
  • We bring you Thrivent’s Agent Incentive Program!
  • New Era 2019 Winter Escape
  • 2018 Aetna Hidden Oasis Senior Supplemental Sales Contest | Spring 2019
  • Win Big with Lead Concepts
  • Aetna | Want to earn some extra dough?
  • Mutual of Omaha | 2018 4th Quarter Broker Bonus Program
  • Capital Blue Cross | MAPD App upload training
  • Capital Blue Cross | Application Status Database Instructions
  • UnitedHealthcare October Training Calendar
  • Aetna | The New R.A.T.E Tool Through Ascend
  • LTC Benefits Creep Into 2019 Medicare Advantage Plans
  • Inspector General Warns Public About Caller-ID “Spoofing” Scheme Misusing SSA Customer Service Number
  • Trump: Democrats’ “Medicare For All” Plan Would Hurt Older Americans.
  • Just Announced – 2019 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)
  • Kaiser Permanente Tops CMS Star Ratings For 2019 Medicare Advantage Plans, Part D Coverage
  • CMS Proposes to Require Manufacturers to Disclose Drug Prices in Television Ads
  • CMS announces 2019 Medicare Parts A & B premiums and deductibles
  • Medicare Advantage Riding High As New Insurers Flock To Sell To Seniors
  • Japsen: Health Insurance Lobbies Preparing For “Medicare For All” Push In Next Presidential Election
  • Medicare Releases Star Ratings For Medicare Advantage, Part D Drug Plans
  • Medicare Options Shifting For Seniors
  • Seniors Frustrated By UPMC-Highmark Feud Could Select National Medicare Plans Instead, Experts Warn.
  • McConnell Blames Entitlements, Not GOP, for Rising Deficits
  • HealthMine Survey Finds Most Medicare Beneficiaries Believe They Will Be Last Generation To Benefit From It
  • Florida Sees Expanded Medicare Offerings For 2019.

Medicare Connections News | October 9th

  • 2019 Certification
  • Expand your insurance services to better serve your clients
  • Why URL Should Be Your FMO
  • ACTION NEEDED - Revised and New Rules for Marketing Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Plans
  • Highmark Medicare Network Update
  • Highmark | Network Update
  • Highmark | Enrollment Kit Update
  • IMPORTANT SilverScript Information
  • Aetna | Sell more this AEP: Enhanced provider search tools
  • Manhattan Life - Rate Adjustment in Virginia
  • Important Announcement from Geisinger Gold
  • Mutual of Omaha PDP and MA - Ordering Marketing Materials
  • Mutual of Omaha PDP and MA - Registering on SPA and Completing Required Training
  • WellCare | Agent Advisory
  • Agreement to sell all Aetna standalone Medicare Part D business; all other plans, including our Individual Medicare Advantage (MA), integrated Medicare Advantage with Part D (MAPD) and standalone (MA-only) Group
  • Cigna-HealthSpring | Maryland 2019 Broker Commissions
  • Important information regarding UPMC access for Highmark Medicare Advantage members
  • Aetna | Enhanced provider search tools for AEP success
  • GTL’s Writing Agent 4th Quarter Bonus Programs!
  • Show me the money! Lumico’s Q4 incentive is huge!
  • Aetna | Adventure awaits
  • Union Security Insurance Company | Quarter 4 Incentive program
  • NGL | Earning an extra $300 is easy as 1, 2, 3
  • We bring you Thrivent’s Agent Incentive Program!
  • New Era 2019 Winter Escape
  • 2018 Aetna Hidden Oasis Senior Supplemental Sales Contest | Spring 2019
  • Win Big with Lead Concepts
  • Aetna | Want to earn some extra dough?
  • Mutual of Omaha | 2018 4th Quarter Broker Bonus Program
  • UnitedHealthcare October Training Calendar
  • Gateway Health | WEBEX 2019 Kickoff!
  • Aetna | The New R.A.T.E Tool Through Ascend
  • HHS OIG Report Says Medicare Advantage Denies Too Many Claims
  • Medicare spent $5.7B on unnecessary inpatient rehab in 2013
  • CMS News
  • Premiums For Medicare Advantage Plans To Drop To Three-Year Low In 2019, Data Show.

Medicare Connections News | September 11th

  • 2019 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Register now for the 2019 Medicare Connections Conference
  • Expand your insurance services to better serve your clients
  • Why URL Should Be Your FMO
  • Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG)
  • UnitedHealthcare | New Underwriting Policy for Plan Changers to AARP Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan G
  • Special Announcement: Thrivent Medicare Supplement Insurance is Now Available for Sale!
  • Aetna | Coventry plans get a brand/logo change in PA & WV
  • Highmark | AEP Medicare Update
  • NGL | Erning an extra $300 is easy as 1, 2, 3
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • New Era 2019 Winter Escape
  • Mutual of Omaha Med Supp Broker Bonus Program
  • 2018 Aetna Hidden Oasis Senior Supplemental Sales Contest | Spring 2019
  • Win Big with Lead Concepts
  • 2019 Mutual of Omaha Dominican Republic Sales Leader Trip | March 13-18, 2019
  • Aetna | Want to earn some extra dough?
  • UnitedHealthcare September Training Calendar
  • Trump administration moves to give Medicare drug plans more control over their offerings
  • CMS to allow more flexible Part D formularies in 2020

Medicare Connections News | August 28th

  • 2019 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Register now for the 2019 Medicare Connections Conference
  • Expand your insurance services to better serve your clients
  • Why URL Should Be Your FMO
  • Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG)
  • WellCare | Important! Agent Assisted Online Application Update!
  • Aetna | Customized drug list now available
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • New Era 2019 Winter Escape
  • Mutual of Omaha Med Supp Broker Bonus Program
  • 2018 Aetna Hidden Oasis Senior Supplemental Sales Contest | Spring 2019
  • Win Big with Lead Concepts
  • 2019 Mutual of Omaha Dominican Republic Sales Leader Trip | March 13-18, 2019
  • Aetna | Want to earn some extra dough?
  • Ignite | Help Fuel Your Best Sales Season Yet
  • Gateway Health | 2019 Product Rollout!!
  • Anthem ties-up with Walmart for over-the-counter drugs
  • Oscar Health to launch Medicare Advantage plans in 2020
  • The Large Hidden Costs of Medicare’s Prescription Drug Program
  • Antitrust Battle Next For Cigna After Shareholders Approve Express Scripts Deal
  • UnitedHealth, AARP Facing Another Lawsuit Over Medigap Plans

Medicare Connections News | August 14th

  • 2019 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Register now for the 2019 Medicare Connections Conference
  • Expand your insurance services to better serve your clients
  • Why URL Should Be Your FMO
  • Top 10 Changes – NEW Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG)
  • Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines (MCMG)
  • Geisinger Gold Medicare has released the following statement regarding Tower Health in Reading, PA
  • Envision New Business-2019
  • UnitedHealthcare August Training Calendar
  • Mutual of Omaha Upcoming Rate Adjustments (Medicare Supplement)
  • New Era 2019 Winter Escape
  • Mutual of Omaha Med Supp Broker Bonus Program
  • 2018 Aetna Hidden Oasis Senior Supplemental Sales Contest | Spring 2019
  • Win Big with Lead Concepts
  • 2019 Mutual of Omaha Dominican Republic Sales Leader Trip | March 13-18, 2019
  • Aetna | Want to earn some extra dough?
  • Highmark 2019 AEP Rollout Meetings
  • Trump administration gives insurers power to lower Medicare drug prices
  • Want to save $2.8B-plus? Medicare drug price negotiation could, senator reports
  • CMS NEWS: Medicare Part D premiums continue to decline in 2019
  • Ascension, Centene join forces to launch a Medicare Advantage plan