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Medicare Answers: Policy Extension Requirements in a Birthday Rule State

This week’s question deals with policy extension requirements in a birthday rule state.

More Reasons to Use Mutual's e-App

Hundreds of SMS agents have been successful in enrolling their Medicare Supplement cases online using Mutual of Omaha's e-App process.

Medicare Answers: Is the Sequestration Order Affecting Medicare?

This week's Ask Roger answers the question whether the sequestration order is affecting Medicare.

Medicare Answers: VA Health Care with MA Plan as a Backup, Possible or Not?

This week’s question asks whether its possible to use VA health care with MA as a backup.

After Years of Talking the Medicare Talk, Roger Marvel Walks the Medicare Walk

Roger Marvel, Associate Director of Med Supp at SMS, turns 65 today and answers a few questions about what it's like for him to become Medicare eligible.

Medicare Answers: Inpatient vs. Outpatient

This week’s question deals with Medicare rules for inpatients and outpatients.

Medicare Answers: Birthday Rule and Adverse Selection

This week’s question deals with the Birthday Rule and Adverse Selection.

Medicare Answers: Outlook for Medicare Advantage Under Obamacare

Outlook for Medicare Advantage Under Obamacare

Cigna Announces New Medicare Supplement Plans

On February 4, 2013, Cigna will begin sales of its new Medicare Supplement Plans, insured by American Retirement Life Insurance Company.

Med Supp Opportunities During MADP: Rate Sheets Available!

Here are the top rated MedSupp plans broken down by state and carrier compiled for you by SMS Associate Director of Medicare Supplement Roger Marvel.

Medicare Answers: Med Supp options & "Yellow Notices"

This week's Ask Roger deals with two questions involving Medicare Supplements and the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period.

Medicare Answers: Med Supp options & "Yellow Notices"

This week's Medicare Answers deals with two questions involving Medicare Supplements and the Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period.

Medicare Answers: Medigap Premiums & Plan F

This week's Medicare Answers has two questions dealing with Medigap premiums and Plan F.

Medicare Answers: Changing Medigap Plans and Guarantee Issue Rights

Other than an insured’s initial guaranteed open enrollment period in a Medigap policy, is there any other time when there are no health questions asked to move to another Medigap policy with a different carrier?

Medicare Answers: The Future of Medicare Supplement Insurance in the Wake of the Obama Win

This week's question deals with the future of Medicare Supplement insurance in the wake of the Obama win in the recent election.