Congratulations are in order
We are pleased to announce seven URL employee promotions and corresponding titles, effective January 1st, 2021. These outstanding individuals have shown exemplary performance of their duties in the past and have made considerable contributions to the success of our company. Each of them stands as fine examples of URL’s commitment to only hiring exceptional people. Please join me in congratulating them and wishing them luck in their new roles. Read more.
The Medicare Open Enrollment Period starts on January 1st and ends on March 31st. Please refer to our Medicare Marketing Guideline Changes guide to find out what you are permitted to do during this time.
Our Medicare Advantage enrollment platform, MedicareNow!, enables you and your clients to enter and save medication lists, as well as update lists anytime to see how adding and deleting prescriptions will affect them financially—without sharing any confidential usernames and passwords. Read more.
Scope of Appointment Reminder
A friendly reminder that the Scope of Appointment (SOA) must be completed in its entirety prior to discussing MA/MAPD or PDP benefits with a beneficiary. Read more.
News updates from The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Read more.
Those $200 Medicare drug discount cards from Trump administration won’t happen.
The promised $200 prescription drug cards for Medicare beneficiaries won’t be coming as the Trump administration backed off its plan to send the discount cards to roughly 39 million Medicare enrollees, an official for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services confirmed to CNBC. Read more.
Cigna Health Spring | Your Q1 2021 commissions calendar is here!
We are grateful for your AEP business and the new customers you brought to Cigna Medicare Advantage plans this year. Your 2021 AEP commissions payments are being processed Friday, January 8. The statements will be available by the end of this week, and remember that the CMS “True-up” payments will not process until later this month. Read more.
Lumico | Medicare Supplement Rate Adjustment (Pennsylvania)
Please take a look at the following rate adjustments that are effective March 1, 2021 for new and in-force business in Pennsylvania. Read more.
United Health Care | Start the New Year off Right with 2021 Reference Materials for AARP Medicare Supplement Plans
A new year brings new selling opportunities! Get a jump start in 2021 by familiarizing yourself with the latest resource materials for AARP Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans from UnitedHealthcare. Read more.
United Health Care | New Member ID Cards May be Downloaded for Medicare Advantage and AARP Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans
Members have the ability to download and print their member ID cards located on UHCMedicareSolutions.com and myAARPMedicare.com. Read more.
UPMC | COVID-19 UPDATE: Vaccine Information and Extended Benefits
This is a historic time for our region, the United States, and the world. COVID-19 vaccinations have been developed and are being distributed as part of Operation Warp Speed. Getting a vaccination will help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help get everyone back to doing what they love. The COVID-19 vaccine will be covered as a preventive service at no cost in 2021 to UPMC Health Plan members, no matter where they go. Read more.
UPMC | The tools you need—at your fingertips!
As all of us are still conducting business safely and at a physical distance, we know how important it is for you to stay connected with your clients. UPMC for Life implemented a lot of new and exciting virtual tools last year that we hope have made selling easier during the COVID-19 pandemic. We wanted to send you a reminder of the resources that are still live and ready to help you in 2021! Read more.
Central States of Omaha | Big Incentives For Only One Issued Case!
Start strong with the industry's top bonuses. CSO’s unlimited incentives can make the first quarter of 2021 your best to date. Read more.
Lumico | Start off your year with this huge incentive!
Lumico's benefits are clear. So are the rewards. Our unlimited incentives could make this your best quarter ever. Valid now thru March 31st, qualify with just three applications in a month. Read more.
Manhattan Life | Continuing adding to your wallet with our Agent Incentive.
Peace of mind for policy holders. Well-earned rewards for you. Get a strong start to 2021 with unlimited incentives. Read more.
UnitedHealthcare | 2021 Blast Off Incentive
Earn $100 to $300 cash from UnitedHealthcare on commission-eligible, accepted and paid applications for AARP Medicare Supplement Plans F and G for ages 65+ that are underwritten or within their Medicare supplement Open Enrollment period. Read more.
Aetna | DON'T MISS OUT! Ascend Enhancement Trainings
Ascend usage has increased this AEP for many reasons, and I greatly thank you for that! With the increased use of Ascend, I have been receiving a lot of questions about the program. Please be sure to sign up for one of these Ascend enhancement trainings that are scheduled for this month. These are trainings that are done by the Ascend team members, so you don’t want to miss to have a lot of your questions answered! Register now.
2/25 Medicare Workshop: Medicare 101
Join us for a webinar on February 25th at 10am EST to review the basic of Medicare Parts A, B, C and D. This will be a presentation for beginners to provide you with a solid base before attempting the AHIP exam. Topics include: original Medicare Part A & B, Part C, Medicare Advantage plans, Part D Prescription Drug Plans, Medicare Supplements, and enrollment periods. Register now.
3/25 Medicare Workshop: Medicare Supplement vs. Medicare Advantage Plans
Join Christy Wilbert (Medicare Offerings VP) for a webinar on March 25th at 10am EST as she dives into the difference between Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage Plans. It's your job as an agent to present both options and educate your clients. Key topics: How Medicare Supplements work; How Medicare Advantage Plans work; Researching providers; Researching formularies; What plan should I be suggesting? Register now.