Articles For Agents

Important Office Move Information

Important Office Move Information

We’re thrilled to announce that we are officially moving into our new building on Monday, March 25! Our new address is: 410 E Harrison, Harlingen, TX Our phone number and all other contact information will remain the same. In preparation for our move, please note the...

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New Medicare App

New Medicare App

Determining coverage has never been easier. CMS recently released an app that provides coverage information on Medicare. With the What’s Covered app, anyone can search for a service or item and see whether it’s covered under Medicare Part A or Medicare Part B. How Can...

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Time Management Tips for Insurance Agents

Time Management Tips for Insurance Agents

It’s good to have goals. It’s even better to achieve those goals. If you’re regularly falling short of what you want to accomplish, it’s time to find new strategies to help you manage your day and be more productive. Wake Up Early. “The sun has not caught me in bed in...

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Agents: Do You Know the Dos and Don’ts of OEP?

Agents: Do You Know the Dos and Don’ts of OEP?

The Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is over, and many agents are probably still recovering from the hectic time. Before you get too relaxed, however, remember that a new Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period is just around the corner. Make sure you know what you...

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How to Plan a Successful Medicare Insurance Seminar

How to Plan a Successful Medicare Insurance Seminar

Seniors depend on Medicare for the health care needs, but many are confused by it. According to a survey conducted by Better Medicare Alliance, 65 percent of seniors enrolled in Original Medicare report being unfamiliar with Medicare Advantage. Among seniors not...

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Medicare Marketing 2019 Guidelines for Agents

Medicare Marketing 2019 Guidelines for Agents

The new Medicare marketing guidelines for 2019 are here. CMS has updated their guidelines, and all agents need to know what’s allowed and what it isn’t. You can read the Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines in its entirety online, but you’ll find...

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Have You Heard About the New Enrollment Period?

Have You Heard About the New Enrollment Period?

Agents: Have you heard about the new open enrollment period? The Medicare Advantage open enrollment period will begin on January 1, 2019. This big change is sure to raise a lot of questions, so we’ve put together the answers you’ll need to know. Is the regular open...

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AEP Prep Starts Now

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...

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Medicare Low-Income Subsidies: Who Qualifies?

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....

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10 Ways to Write Your Way to More Medicare Insurance Sales

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....

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Three Ways to Use Direct Mail for Medicare Marketing

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...

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Medicare Scams – Share This with Clients!

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...

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Agents: Is Your Business Card Ready for Business?

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...

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Programs for Low-Income Medicare Clients

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...

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New Medicare Cards Will Improve Personal Security

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...

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Marketing Medicare to Seniors Turning 65

Marketing Medicare to Seniors Turning 65

Every day, 10,000 people celebrate their 65th birthday in the United States. That’s a huge number of people aging into Medicare each and every day – and a huge opportunity for insurance agents. Use these tips to tap into the T65 market. Get referrals. If you already...

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