AEP Prep Starts Now

Want to have a great annual election period this year? If you do – and of course you do – the secret is to start now. Yes, it’s early, but that’s the point. Once AEP starts, you’ll be too busy to get a handle on things if you haven’t already prepared. Here’s a checklist of [...]

By | July 31st, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Medicare Low-Income Subsidies: Who Qualifies?

Many Americans struggle with the high cost of health care, but there is hope. Low-income subsidies can provide relief to eligible individuals. For Medicare beneficiaries, financial assistance options include Extra Help, Medicare Savings Programs and Medicaid. Unfortunately, some people may struggle on their own simply because they are unaware of these programs or don’t realize [...]

By | June 18th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Should You Refer Your Medicare Clients to A Diabetes Assistance Program?

Do your clients have trouble paying for important diabetes treatments? If so, they’re not alone, and help is available in the form of assistance programs. Diabetes is extremely common in the United States. According to the CDC, 9.4 percent of the U.S. population has the chronic condition. That’s 30.3 million people. When not managed properly, [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

10 Ways to Write Your Way to More Medicare Insurance Sales

Earlier this week we gave you some tips for keeping in touch with clients throughout the year. After all, you’re in the business of earning trust and building relationships, and that process takes time. How you communicate with prospects is just as important. Communication is at the heart of your insurance marketing efforts, and you [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Three Ways to Use Direct Mail for Medicare Marketing

Direct mail remains an effective tool for Medicare marketing. While a growing number of seniors – 66 percent in 2018, according to the Pew Research Center – use the internet, this still leaves a significant percentage of seniors who don’t regularly go online. Direct mail is a tried and true way of reaching out. Here [...]

By | May 8th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Medicare Scams – Share This with Clients!

What you don’t know CAN hurt you – especially if scammers are using it against you. CMS is sending out new Medicare cards. Some beneficiaries don’t know this, however, and many others are only vaguely aware of the process. Con artists are taking advantage of this to steal people’s money and personal information. To Avoid [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Agents: Is Your Business Card Ready for Business?

People don’t like to be rushed into decisions. They want to have time to think. Unfortunately, this can also give them time to forget. A business card is the solution. By handing out your business card, you’re providing prospective clients with an easy way of getting in touch with you. You’re also making it easy [...]

By | March 7th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

Programs for Low-Income Medicare Clients

Help is available for low-income Medicare beneficiaries. Many people don’t know their options, however, and may miss out on the financial aid they need and deserve as a result. Agents need to help spread the word. Why Should Agents Pay Attention? Many Medicare beneficiaries don’t apply for help because they don’t know about the programs [...]

By | February 28th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

How Improving Your Communication Skills Can Improve Your Business Results

As humans, we are social creatures. Much of what we do involves communication: the better we communicate, the more we can achieve. As an insurance agent, your communication skills are closely tied to your business results. If you want to make more sales and advance your career, you may need to assess the way you [...]

By | February 7th, 2018|Articles for Agents|0 Comments

New Medicare Cards Will Improve Personal Security

Medicare beneficiaries face a conundrum. They’ve been told they need to keep their personal information secure from identity thieves. Because wallets can be lost or stolen, this means not carrying their Social Security card in their wallet. But their Medicare card also shows their Social Security Number. If they keep this in their wallet so [...]

By | February 5th, 2018|Articles for Agents, Articles for Consumers|0 Comments