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Join the BALIR™ Revolution

March 5, 2012 marked the historic launch of the BalancedAllocation Lifetime Income Rider™ (BALIR™), which represents the next evolution in income riders.

MetLife Introduces New Whole Life Product
On March 5, 2012, MetLife will introduce its new MetLife Promise Whole Life 120 in 47 states.

New Medicare Supplement Carrier: Omaha Insurance Company

Senior Market Sales is proud to introduce its newest Medicare Supplement carrier: Omaha Insurance Company.

Medicare Answers: Benefit Periods Clarified; Limits on Physical Therapy

This week's Medicare Answers clarifies Medicare's treatment of the 60-day benefit period and limits on coverage for physical therapy.

Why Is Term-UL Cheaper Than Term?

Why are hybrid term-UL policies consistently cheaper than their traditional term counterparts?

Medicare Answers: Home Care Visits and Medicare

This week’s question deals with Home Health Care. A concerned agent asked, “How many home care visits will Medicare pay for a disabled 65 year old?”

Five Tips to Help Your Clients Maximize Their Medicare Advantage Plan in the New Year

Dr. Rhonda Randall, chief medical officer of UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, gives tips to help MA enrollees improve their health and maximize coverage.

MA and PDP Consolidations Prove It Pays to Run With the Best

Carriers are consolidating for several reasons, but many smaller carriers simply don’t have the resources to compete in today’s environment. 

How to Use HSA to Help Clients Pay For Long-Term Care Insurance Premiums

Using an HSA to pay for LTCI premiums may be an attractive option for your clients who are not eligible to deduct their premiums on their federal tax return.

CVS Caremark to Purchase Health Net Medicare PDP Business

Health Net, Inc. announced that it is in agreement to sell its Medicare stand-alone Prescription Drug Plan to CVS Caremark for approximately $160 million.

Medicare Advantage Question of the Day: Temporary Drug Supplies

Our Medicare Advantage experts help you stay compliant with real-life scenarios encountered by agents in the field.

Sales Tip #13: Flexible Funding Options for an IUL Retirement Supplement Case

This sales tip will describe a flexible funding option that you may not have encountered before, but could be a great fit for certain situations.

Sales Tip #22: 4 Questions Insurance Agents Are Asking About LinkedIn

This is a high-level introduction to LinkedIn, who is using it, why you should check it out and how to get started.

Sales Tip #6: Know the Difference Between A Prospect & A Lead

Some might think it’s a petty distinction to make, but there is a difference between a prospect and a lead, and it helps for you to know it.

What Are You Looking for in a Medicare Supplement Company?

What are you and your clients looking for in a Medicare Supplement company?