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Medicare Targets Health Plans With Low Ratings
Medicare officials are encouraging 525,000 beneficiaries to switch out of these 26 Medicare Advantage and drug plans that have received low ratings for three consecutive years and enroll in better plans for next year. The poor performing plans will have this warning symbol next to their names on Medicare’s plan finder website to steer shoppers to other plans.
CMS Letter on Poor Performing Medicare Advantage Plans
CMS has also created an SEP allowing beneficiaries one chance to move from a “poor” performing plan to one that is rated 3-Star or higher after January 1, 2013. This SEP is not agent driven however, so in order for someone to take advantage of this, the individual must call 1-800-MEDICARE. There are no timeframes, end dates, etc. associated with this SEP and CMS will be granting the SEP on a case-by-case basis. Beneficiaries will be receiving letters regarding this as well.
Salina Public Flu Vaccine Clinic To Be Held Wednesday
A drive-thru clinic for adults only will be conducted from 11:00AM-2:00PM in the east driveway behind the 4-H Building and Agriculture Hall. Vehicle entry will be from the south in the dirt parking area across from the entrance to Kenwood Cove. Participants at the drive-thru must be 18 years of age or older and are asked to wear short-sleeve shirts.
Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage, Medicare Part D, Doughnut Hole
Medicare has an optional program — called Medicare Part D — that provides insurance to help you pay for prescription drugs. If you select to have the coverage, you pay a monthly premium. This guide explains how the program works and helps you make decisions in choosing a plan that’s right for you.
WellPoint To Transfer UniCare Blocks
The old WellPoint Health Networks Inc., Woodland Hills, Calif., one of the companies that merged to form WellPoint Inc., created the UniCare business in 1995 to hold health insurance operations outside of California. Much of the business in the unit was acquired from Massachusetts Life Insurance Company, Springfield, Mass., in 1996 and from John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company, Boston, in 1997. Also today, WellPoint:
Employees Mutual Health Insurance Company Review
WellPoint wants to help employers and employees to maximize their health insurance dollars by purchasing services within WellPoint’s established relationship network (including doctors, hospitals, and healthcare clinics). Because of the sheer breadth of WellPoint’s relationships, individual employees can take greater control in identifying healthcare solutions. Employers receive greater cost controls while offering employees healthcare products and services.
Best Way to Market Medicare Supplements? I need help!
Hello everyone. I’m an independent agent in NC. Im 27 yrs old and have been doing this for 2 yrs. Im struggling with a lead program. Iv tried a few methods that dont seem to be that productive. 1st method was a mailer that they sent back and I just showed up using the "card" "Lead" to get in the door. I had much success getting in the door and presenting my presentation. Was not that productive though because people were not home most of the time and usually took many visits to get in the door. With gas being almost $4 id like to try another method.l 2nd method was a Unicare Telemarketing agent would book my appointments. That worked out really well had my best week of $3,000 + . Soon unicare called and said they were having trouble booking appointments and stopped Now im trying to market to people just coming on to Medicare. Im sending pre-approach letters and following up with phone calls to those i can not on the do not call list. So far this has not been productive at all. No one is responding to my letters.When I call most just want to hang up. 3rd is an Internet lead company. They send me name and info of people who inquired about Medicare Insurance. Most are willing to talk but I have yet been able to book an appointment. They seem to be sending these names to MANY MANY people and the prospects are overwhelmed. I have a great teacher in my Dad who has been a salesman all his life and in Medicare insurance for 20+ yrs. He was a top producer for BCBS in NC &SC for almost a decade. He has since moved on to Stock Market investments (day trader) and has not been active in the Insurance Market for 5 yr or so.Ever since BCBS changed their contracts.His method was he sent mailers out and people called him. He didnt have to call them they called him. So hes not as much help in marketing insurance now since hes been out of the loop. I represent the best companies in the state and have the best prices in the state. Most of my success has been with Medicare Advantage more than supplement. People I run across just cant afford the premiums and I have the best in the state. Well Medicare Advantage period is over so I need to start selling Supplements again I just having a hard time with leads and marketing. I was hoping to get some insight from agents who have been more active in the market and see what they are having the most success with. I enjoy what I do but Im starting to really feel the pressure during non medicare advantage times. I have a family to support and im running out of time. Please help.