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The Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period Explained

The Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period, which replaces the Open Enrollment Period, is an opportunity for beneficiaries to return to original Medicare.

Medicare Answers: Is There a Supplement Plan That Covers Mental Healthcare?

This week’s Medicare Answers addresses if a Supplement plan covers charges incurred for outpatient mental healthcare. 

Mutual of Omaha Increases Med Supp Compensation

Mutual of Omaha has made the business decision to reinvest a significant portion of its profits back into their Medicare Supplement business.

New Single-Sign-On for Lead Advantage Saves You Time

SMS has partnered with Cigna to offer single-sign-on capabilities from our proprietary Lead Advantage system to Cigna’s agent portal, Express App.

Medicare Answers: Is Home Health Care Covered by Medicare?

This week’s Medicare Answers addresses eligibility for home health care coverage through Medicare.

Aetna and Coventry Receive High Medicare Star Ratings for 2014

Aetna and Coventry Health Care, an Aetna company, have been awarded an average 2014 overall star rating of 4.04.

Medicare Answers: More on Medicare Guaranteed Issue Eligibility

This week's Medicare Answers is a follow-up to a previous Medicare Answers addressing eligibility timing for guaranteed issue Medicare Supplement plans.

Know Today's Real Retirement Income Risks

If you think you know the risks to retirement income, think again. 

How Important Is Social Security to You?

How important is Social Security to you? Take a look at how these three presidents viewed Social Security.

Medicare Answers: When Is a Medicare Beneficiary Eligible for Guaranteed Issue MS and MA Plans?

This week’s Medicare Answers addresses eligibility timing for guaranteed issue Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans

How to Conquer the Challenges of Selling Long-Term Care Insurance

A new Senior Market Sales white paper addresses the obstacles of selling LTCi but also explains how to overcome them.

Accumulation Doesn't Always Have to Take a Back Seat to Income

Webinar: “Better Returns, Intelligent Income, Superior Compensation”

Undercover Underwriter: Helpful Tips To Share With Clients In Advance of Paramedical Exams

This week’s Undercover Underwriter gives helpful tips you can share with clients in advance of paramedical exams so they know what to expect.

Medicare Answers: Med Supp Health Questions and Part D Penalties

This week’s Medicare Answers deals with two questions, the first about Med Supp coverage after a hospital stay and the second about prescription drug coverage penalties.

Group ID and Benefit Number are Required on all Humana MA/MAPD/PDP Paper Applications

Group ID and Benefit Number are required on all MA/MAPD/PDP paper applications. Without this information it can't be determined which plan to enroll a member in.