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Open Enrollment Period Frequently Asked Questions

To help you prepare for ACA, here are answers to five frequently asked questions about the ACA and open enrollment.

Last Night's Election Results: What Do They Mean for the Insurance Industry?

 How will the 2014 elections affect the insurance industry? 

Top 10 Things to Know About ACA Enrollment 2015

Learn 10 important things to keep in mind as you prepare for the next open enrollment period. 

When Travel Insurance Hits Home

A personal story about travel insurance by Dan Drennen, Director of Sales & Marketing Travel Insurance Center.

New Medicare Premiums and Deductibles for 2015

CMS has released the new Medicare premiums and deductibles that will take effect in 2015.

Three Planes and a War — Why Accidental Death Insurance Is Important

Accidental death insurance protects against plane crashes. 

Top-Producing Agents Attend 2014 Advanced Sales Forum

Sixty-seven agents from across the country visited Omaha June 11 to 13 for one of SMS' premiere annual events.

Inpatient Versus Observation: Why You Should Know the Difference

Understand the difference between "admitted as an inpatient" and "held for observation."

CMS Reverses Course, Increases Medicare Advantage Payments in 2015

CMS has announced it will not move forward with planned 1.9% cuts to Medicare Advantage plan payments in 2015, instead opting to increase payments by 0.4%.

Med Supp & MA Sales Projected To Grow 60% & 20%

According to CSG Actuarial, Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage are projected to grow almost 60% and 20% respectively over the next decade.

What War Can Mean for Your Clients' Travel Plans

Cancel for Any Reason coverage can protect against political unrest, civil disorder, acts of war, and other exclusions found in most travel insurance policies.

Help Your Clients Stay Lucky While Traveling

When people have bad luck, travel insurance can help make things a little better. Good luck is when you never have to use it.

We've Simplified the Quoting and Application Process

Mutual of Omaha has teamed with SMS to offer a pioneering single-sign-on technology that simplifies the Medicare Supplement price quoting and application process.

What Jessica Simpson and Tony Romo Can Teach Us About Momentum and the Medicare Postseason

Learn from Tony Romo's mistakes and approach the Medicare posteseason with a sense of urgency. 

Annexus Group Teams With Household Name for New Annuity

Senior Market Sales gives you access to a new fixed index annuity from a carrier rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s.