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The industry breathed a big sigh of relief when CMS announced that instead of a 2.2% cut, it was instead increasing reimbursement rates for MA plans by 3.3%!
This week’s question asks whether its possible to use VA health care with MA as a backup.
Industry experts are optimistic that rates have stabilized.
Coventry, Humana, UnitedHealthcare® and HealthSpring have introduced procedures that allow agents to help their clients switch from low-performing plans and still get paid.
If your clients were overseas and a medical emergency occurred how confident would they be in that scenario?
As I think about the millions of Americans who have not been educated on long-term care, I wonder if the title “long-term care” should be stated differently.
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.
Social Security is a hot topic in the media, with consumers, with bloggers and on social media. How can advisors stand out and get the media’s attention?
Read about an agent who leveraged the technology available through SMS to work through leads quicker, see more clients and submit apps more efficiently.
This week’s question deals with Medicare rules for inpatients and outpatients.
Many have argued that the 4% withdrawal rate may not be as safe as once believed.
This week’s question deals with the Birthday Rule and Adverse Selection.
To get referrals from COIs, you have to answer the question: What value do you offer to their clients that they can’t get from other advisors they know?
This series explores options available to your clients, including traditional LTCi, linked-benefit products, short-term care and stand-alone home health care.
Outlook for Medicare Advantage Under Obamacare