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2020 Certifications & Benefit Previews

The following carriers are now available on our website:

  • Aetna-Coventry
  • Allwell
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cigna Health-Spring
  • EnvisionRx Plus
  • Gateway
  • Geisinger Gold
  • Highmark
  • Humana
  • SilverScript
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • UPMC for Life
  • Vibra Health Plan
  • WellCare

Supply Orders

Please note: Because of the limited space and volume of carrier offerings for 2020, URL will only have a limited number of enrollments kits available in our office. For supply orders, please visit our Supply Order page on our website. Order supplies.

UnitedHealthcare | Important Changes to Paper Enrollment Application Submissions and Scope of Appointment Instructions

UnitedHealthcare recently changed vendors that process its Medicare Advantage (MA) and Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) paper enrollment applications, not including UnitedHealthcare Senior Care Options (SCO) and People’s Health plans. Read more.

Gateway | CHC Information

The PA Department of Human Services (DHS) will be expanding its Community HealthChoices (CHC) program to the 13 counties of the Lehigh/Capital Zone. Read more.

Kickstart your Sales with Highmark's Medigap Blue Promotion!

Now through December 31st, Highmark is extending a unique opportunity for your Pennsylvania clients currently enrolled in a non-Highmark Medicare Supplement plan, who may be interested in Whole Health Balance but don’t want to risk losing their preferred rate status by switching, to enroll in a Highmark Medigap Blue plan! Read more.

Cigna Partner Notes: AEP 2020 is just over 1 month away! Get important marketing updates and more

You may have noticed some changes in the look of our Medicare communications lately. That’s because Cigna-HealthSpring is now transitioning to the Cigna umbrella brand. Read more.

Humana | The Agent of Record Protection Pledge

It’s a pivotal system update we created in response to feedback from agents like you. Read more.

Humana | Update for Agents: We're helping you get ready for AEP

At Humana, we strive to provide the tools and resources you need to grow your book of business.  Read more.

Cigna | Earn Commissions NOW on Medicare Advantage Sales in Maryland

Effective immediately, new Medicare Advantage sales in Maryland (MD) are commissionable. Read more.

GHP Weekly Bulletin

Beginning with submitted applications for this year's Annual Enrollment Period, our team will be sending out confirmation emails for your records. Read more.

Highmark 2020 Kits Are Now Available!

Based on the feedback received, we have made several enhancements to our enrollment materials. Read more.


Centene Corp. and WellCare Health Plans announced the approval of insurance departments from 17 states for the pending $17.3 billion megamerger, according to a press release Thursday. Read more.

Humana Launches Telehealth Program for Seniors in Medicare Advantage

The insurer is partnering with Seniorlink to give roughly 250 MA members in 34 states access to telehealth services at home, in an effort to improve care management and keep them out of senior care facilities. Read more.

The challenges preventing Medicare Advantage plans from going all-in on supplemental benefits

Medicare Advantage (MA) insurers want to offer supplemental benefits but warn that the additional flexibilities offered by the feds may not be enough to really target beneficiaries, a new report shows. Read more.

Retirees are spending nearly $1,000 on this medical cost — and Medicare doesn’t cover it

Chances are that you’re overlooking a major retiree health care expense — and it’ll take a bite out of your pocket book. Read more.

Experts: Offering Medicare Advantage supplemental benefits is 'a long play'

The federal government has allowed for greater flexibility to provide supplemental benefits in Medicare Advantage (MA), but experts warn that health plans looking to take the plunge must be planning for the long term. Read more.

Medicare Advantage Coverage Rules For PPOs Appear To Have Vanished From The New Plan Finder

The promotional video for the new Medicare Plan Finder says it was designed to make it easier to learn about and compare coverage options. Read more.

The New Medicare Plan Finder Doesn’t Make Finding Your Best Drug Coverage Easy

As of October 1, 2019, the new Medicare Plan Finder will be the only source of information about Part D and Medicare Advantage plans. Read more.

Medicare Advantage Coverage Rules For PPOs Appear To Have Vanished From The New Plan Finder

The promotional video for the new Medicare Plan Finder says it was designed to make it easier to learn about and compare coverage options. Read more.

NEW! September 2019 CMS National Training Program Update

Medicare’s redesigned Plan Finder makes it easier than ever to compare coverage options, shop for plans, and feel confident in your choice — even when you’re on-the-go. Read more.

Aetna | New bonus programs for August and September

Submit qualifying applications of Medicare Supplement and ancillary products between August 1 - September 31, 2019 to earn a bonus. Read more.

Medicare is in transition, we have choices

Beginning with AEP 2020, beneficiaries can still enter their medications on However, they will no longer be able to save their medication lists without creating a log-in to If you are sitting face-to-face with beneficiaries, you will likely be impacted by the lack of medicine cabinet storage/access to claims. As with any transition, there will be confusion and more calls.

Our new 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.

If you'd like to save client information (and time) this AEP, watch our MedicareNow! demo to see how easy it is to use, then fill out the form to get started. Learn more.

URL's 2020 President's Club

Coming soon: Check your second quarter rankings to see if you’re on track to join us at Hotel Bennett in charming and historic Charleston, SCLearn more.

Humana | Register today for an important AEP webinar

Humana is helping you prepare for a stress-free, successful selling season with two AEP webinars: a national session for compliance and plan updates across the country, and a local webinar for important information specific to your home market. Read more.

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