Medicare Supplement enrollment rises 6.5% in 2015, reaches nearly 12 million

McMURRAY, Pa. – Medicare Supplement plans, also known as Medigap or Med Supp plans, covered over 11.9 million seniors as of December 31, 2015,...

New jersey lawyer using “5 red flags” to target Medicare fraudsters

Ron Iverson over at the National Association of Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage Producers (NAMSMAP) pointed out an interesting story in his newsletter recently...

One simple thing that can increase your Med Supp leads by 6x

Imagine one simple piece of information that you could use to increase the number of leads you receive by as much as six times....

What we learned from 2014 Medicare AEP, and how it may impact 2015

Ramping up for the start of the Medicare annual enrollment period (AEP) each October is always a busy, stressful time, and once it starts...

NCOA launches enhanced, ‘friendlier’ MyMedicareMatters.org website

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Council on Aging (NCOA) recently launched a newly enhanced version of itsMyMedicareMatters.org website, offering more personalized tools and enrollment...

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...

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,...

5 biggest mistakes boomers make when enrolling in Medicare

As open enrollment rolls on, the nonprofit National Council on Aging (NCOA) has created My Medicare Matters, a guide to help baby boomers evaluate...

Consumers, Insurance Agents Now Can Get Medicare Plan Price Quotes by Text

Senior Market Sales Is First Insurance Marketing Organization to Offer Text-Based Quoting Platform   OMAHA, NEB. ­­– Independent insurance agents can now show consumers numerous carriers’ prices...

This Year’s Medicare Outlook (And How You Can Use It for Your Agency)

People in the insurance industry are now implementing their business plans for the current year.  I like to think it's part of what we...