Fraternal insurer launches first all-digital Med Supp application

Catholic Life Insurance, using Ensurem’s Medigap EZ-App platform, says it is the first to offer a true direct-to-consumer Medicare Supplement insurance application that allows consumers to enroll without speaking to an insurance agent.

AAMSI posts free access to Med Supp conference videos for agents

The American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance has now posted video recordings of 10 top-rated sessions from the event, which was held June 12-14 in St. Louis.

Medicare Advantage plan member satisfaction holds steady as enrollment surges

Kaiser Permanente ranks highest in overall satisfaction for fourth consecutive year, new J.D. Power study finds.

1 in 4 major health systems preparing to launch Medicare Advantage plans, new survey...

Healthcare executives are investing in Medicare Advantage strategies despite concerns about lack of operational expertise.

Enrollment in Med Supp plans grew 3.8% in 2017 according to latest MFA data

Almost 13.1 million enrolled in Medicare Supplement plans by the end of 2017, led by UnitedHealth’s 4.5 million members.

Beneficiary advocates urge CMS to correct inaccuracies in Medicare & You Handbook for 2019

The Center for Medicare Advocacy, Justice in Aging and the Medicare Rights Center sent a joint letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services last week, objecting to serious inaccuracies in the draft Medicare & You Handbook for 2019.

How to help clients – and your community – avoid scammers exploiting new Medicare...

Mailing of the new cards started this month and will continue into next year. This provides a perfect opportunity for agents to be a hero by helping people avoid a slew of scammers by providing the facts and exposing common deception techniques.

Just one-third of 61 million eligible for Medicare opt for MA plans

Mark Farrah Associates reports Medicare Advantage plan enrollment exceeds 21 million as of Feb. 2018, an increase of 7.6% compared to Feb. 2017.

New tool shows Medicare Advantage penetration by health plan and county in all 50...

A new, intuitive tool created by MedicareCompareUSA shows market penetration by county of Medicare Advantage plans, both in raw numbers and share of market.

9 worst scammers of 2017 named to Insurance Fraud Hall of Shame

An extensive (and expensive) list of perpetrators make up the “No Class of 2017” as determined by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.