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2020 Impacts on Medicare

2020 Impacts on Medicare

It's hard to believe that we have put another Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), and decade, to bed. It's now time to focus on 2020. We have had some disruptions sprung on us in the Medicare world (hello, Medicare.gov Plan Finder changes!), but we have been relatively lucky to have been given a head up of changes to come. Below we have outlined the major changes that will be affecting your clients beginning in 2020.

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Marketing in the Medicare Open Enrollment Period

Marketing in the Medicare Open Enrollment Period
Congratulations! You survived the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period (AEP), but are you ready for the newly restored Medicare Open Enrollment Period (OEP)? If you have been in the Medicare sales market for a while, you may remember the OEP prior to 2011... But this new OEP is not the same, so it is important to be aware of the new rules relating to this enrollment period.
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Get Ready for the 2019 Medicare AEP

Get Ready for the 2019 Medicare AEP

It's hard to believe that the 2019 Medicare AEP is almost here! It feels like we were just closing the books on the last AEP.

This is the busiest time of year for our Medicare Offerings department, the culmination of which is our 5th annual Medicare Connections Conference on Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at the Hershey Lodge from 8am-4pm.


The conference is currently
99% Full

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The "Donut Hole"

The "Donut Hole"

Everyone loves donuts! No one likes to explain the "donut hole".

The "donut hole" refers to the gap in prescription drug coverage under Medicare Part D. Every year, the costs and limitations change. No client is the same and some may fall into the gap, while some may not come anywhere near it. In today's blog post, I've answered the most common questions about an unpopular part of the prescription drug program.

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The Keys to Compliance with Secret Shoppers

The Keys to Compliance with Secret Shoppers

One way to confirm that Medicare beneficiaries are receiving accurate & compliant information during marketing events and personal appointments, is to utilize secret shoppers.

CMS secret shoppers measure quality of service and compliance with Medicare regulations as a way to gather specific information about products and services.

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