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Introducing AICOE – Agent Initiated Consumer Online Enrollment

SMS is proud to introduce Agent Initiated Consumer Online Enrollment (AICOE), an easy and compliant way to help your MA-PD clients enroll online.

SilverScript Joins Cigna and Aetna to Offer Lifetime Renewals on PDP Plans

Just as Cigna and Aetna announced lifetime renewals, SilverScript has joined in offering lifetime renewals on its PDP plans.

Aetna to Acquire Coventry in Massive $7.3 Billion Deal

After many of its competitors grew through acquisition, Aetna pulled off the biggest deal of all, agreeing to purchase Coventry Health Care for $7.3 billion.

NRRI Study: Delaying Social Security Improves Retirement Readiness

The Center for Retirement Research recently made updates to a report showing the National Retirement Risk Index (NRRI).

LTC Consumer Study Part 4: What Messages Resonate With Prospects?

To conclude this series, we will take a look at the top three messages that resonate with LTCi prospects.

Are Doctor House Calls Making a Comeback?

What if I told you that doctor house calls are making a comeback?

Medicare Answers: SEP for Client on Disability

This week’s question asks when a client who has been on disability and is now eligible for Medicare can enroll in a Medicare Advantage plan.

LTC Consumer Study Part 3: Key Influencers on LTC Purchase Decision

In Part 3 of our LTC consumer study we will take look at the key influencers that impacted their decision to purchase LTCi.

Medicare Beneficiaries Report Having Better Health Insurance Experiences

Compared to people with employer-sponsored insurance, people with Medicare report fewer problems with medical bills and with accessing care because of costs.

Change Is Inevitable, and So Is the Need for Long Term Care

Carriers are leaving the market; others have tightened underwriting, benefits and commissions. Are you ready?

Medicare Answers: Is Obamacare Raising the Part B Premium?

This week's question deals with rumors about changes to Medicare and Med Supp due to the Affordable Care Act, specifically dramatic increases to the Part B premium.

Medicare Supplement Insurance: Myths & Facts

We are hearing everyday from agents asking what is going to happen in 2014.

A 3-Step Sales Process for Long-Term Care Insurance

The following 3-step sales process will help you position LTCi as part of an overall plan to protect both their assets and their family.

LTC Consumer Study Part 2: Why Do People Buy LTC?

In Part 2 of our LTC consumer study, we will look at the different reasons why people purchased LTC according to a study by Mutual of Omaha.

Mutual of Omaha Announces Guaranteed ADvantage Accidental Death Insurance

Mutual of Omaha has added a new product to their portfolio, Guaranteed Advantage Accidental Death Insurance.