Medicare specialist Ensurem acquired by private investment firm in move to fuel growth

Senior insurance company Ensurem has been acquired by Miami-based 777 Partners in a move that will provide the company with capital for continued growth.

As Medicare Open Enrollment nears, seniors assess proposed program changes from Biden, Trump

With a presidential election looming, Ensurem CEO Dave Rich looks at current rule revisions and the candidates’ differing views of Medicare’s future.

Mutual of Omaha partners with Lumeris to enter Medicare Advantage market

The strategic alliance, starting with an MA plan in 2019, is intended to maximize choice for seniors by leveraging Mutual of Omaha’s customer-centered brand and Lumeris’ value-based model.

35% of 60 million Americans eligible for Medicare have MA plans

Mark Farrah Associates latest brief on enrollment trends in Employer-Group Medicare Advantage shows MA membership stood at 20.1 million as of Dec. 1.

Comparison shopping can save Med Supp enrollees more than $1,000 per year

A new analysis of Plans F, G and N from eHealth shows that finding the lowest-price Medicare Supplement plan available can pay big dividends.

SGR repeal could have damaging side effects for Med Supp producers: NAMSA leader

Many active members of Insurance Forums are in the Medicare Supplement business. Recently, the House of Representatives held two back-to-back hearings on a repeal...

Holiday present from CMS in the form of compliance training relief for producers?

Duplicative CMS recertifying requirements for Medicare agents could become a thing of the past thanks to new proposed rule.

Disturbing percentage of Med Supp, Advantage enrollees lack full understanding of plans

A revealing new dataset on Medicare beneficiaries sheds light on just how little many of them understand about the coverage.

Ritter offers insight on CMS changes and AEP prep for Medicare agents

To provide some insight on the fast-approaching Annual Enrollment Period (AEP) running from Oct. 15-Dec. 7, Insurance Forums interviewed noted Medicare blogger Craig Ritter,...

AmeriLife Direct partners with BGA on Medicare, other products

Expanded partnership with One Resource Group enables its agents and advisors to refer Medicare prospects; AmeriLife also releases White Paper highlighting Med Supp opportunities created by MACRA 2020.