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SMS Notes September 25 2019

SMS Notes provides important twice-a-month updates on how you can leverage your time, make more money and put your business in a position of distinction.

SMS Notes September 11 2019

SMS Notes provides important twice-a-month updates on how you can leverage your time, make more money and put your business in a position of distinction.

Helping Your Clients Through Volatility

Market volatility provides an opportunity for insurance and financial planning professionals to show their value to clients. Senior Market Sales can help you educate clients about market risk and offer solutions to lock in their gains — before the downturn.

SMS Insider September 04 2019

In this issue: Help Clients Through Volatility; Why Cyber Security and Cyber Liability Matter; Webinar Reveals How to Get a Steady Stream of Clients; Resources for Life Insurance Awareness Month; Solution to Medicare Plan Finder Changes

SMS Offers a Solution to Medicare.gov's Prescription Drug List Policy Changes

Have you heard the news? As of October 1, 2019 agents will no longer be able to access prescription drug lists for their clients on Medicare.gov using the new Plan Finder. This represents a significant change, making the process of obtaining this information more difficult, and less pertinent even if it is obtained. Consequently, agents who use the site for that purpose and fail to adjust their procedures, will likely see their MA-PD and Part D sales suffer.

SMS Notes August 28 2019

SMS Notes provides important twice-a-month updates on how you can leverage your time, make more money and put your business in a position of distinction.

Manufacture Time and Make More Sales this AEP Season

In this webinar, presented by Senior Market Sales® (SMS) Vice President of Medicare Solutions Dwane McFerrin, CLU®, CFP®, RHU®, CLTC, you’ll discover how FREE proprietary technology solutions from Senior Market Sales® can create more time for you to close more sales.

SMS Notes August 14 2019

SMS Notes provides important twice-a-month updates on how you can leverage your time, make more money and put your business in a position of distinction.

Medicare Advantage Plans and Market Trends/Disruptions

With Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) 2020 just around the corner, Senior Market Sales® (SMS) addresses which is the best MA policy for clients — one structured as an HMO, PPO, or PFFS? This article compares these three plan structures so that you can provide value to your clients by helping them make a more educated MA plan decision.

What is MACRA

Answers to your questions about MACRA.

How does MACRA affect clients enrolled in Medicare on or prior to Dec. 31, 2019?

The bigger question is, how does MACRA affect clients that become eligible for Medicare Jan. 1, 2020 and after? 

What does MACRA mean for the agent?

What does MACRA mean for Medicare carriers?

Confused About MACRA? We Break it Down For You

If you are a Medicare Supplement agent, then you’re probably already aware that Jan. 1, 2020 is the date designated for the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) to take effect. But what does that mean exactly, and how does it affect your clients and your business?

SMS Insider August 07 2019

In this issue: Medicare Advantage Plans and Market Trends/Disruptions; Save Time and Make More Sales This AEP; The 2020 AEP Countdown Has Begun; Every Advisor Needs to Know About NY Reg. 187; Plan Now for AEP Using An Effective Direct Mail Marketing Strategy

Why Every Advisor Needs to Know About NY Regulation 187

Because New York’s Regulation 187 is one of the first to be finalized in a tide of expected state “best interest” regulations, it could hint at what’s to come for producers elsewhere in the country. Learn more.

Plan Now for AEP

Direct mail marketing is a tried and true way to drum up leads in your area. Join this on-demand webinar to learn the best practices for direct mail, just in time to maximize your leads for the annual enrollment period. 

SMS Notes July 31 2019

SMS Notes provides important twice-a-month updates on how you can leverage your time, make more money and put your business in a position of distinction.