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Over half of retirees think more needs to be invested Medicare

Fifty-six percent of older adults think more needs to be invested in Medicare in order to respond more quickly and effectively to a healthcare crisis like COVID-19, according to a recent survey by The Senior Citizens League.

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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.

Senior Market Sales acquired by Alliant Insurance Services

New partnership positions SMS to expand the reach of its health and wealth platform through Alliant’s extensive distribution channels.

Clover Health to triple Medicare Advantage geographic footprint on heels of significant membership growth

Pending CMS approval, expansion would increase Clover’s coverage to 108 counties in eight states.

Walmart forms insurance agency to sell Medicare insurance direct

“Yes, you read that right, Walmart now has an insurance agency,” reads a job posting on the company’s hiring website, adding the company has a “unique, brand-new opportunity to help millions of people find the best Medicare insurance available.”

Integrity Marketing Group Acquires McNerney Management Group

Senior Marketing Specialists, MMG’s Brokerage Division, and Senior Benefit Services, MMG’s Career Division, are part of groundbreaking deal marking the latest in a string of Integrity acquisitions over past several years.

Med Supp rates vary widely by market, index shows

AAMSI’s 2020 Medicare Supplement Insurance Price Index illustrates disparity between highest and lowest costs for same coverage in different ZIP Codes.

Urban Institute: 25-43 million Americans could lose employer-based health coverage during pandemic

Between 25 and 43 million Americans could lose their employer-based health insurance if the unemployment rate hits 20% in the coming months, according to a new report from the Urban Institute.

Medicare Advantage industry adapting to COVID-19 challenges

Operations are rapidly changing in the market according to Patrick Phillips, CEO of Cavulus, a leading tech firm serving the industry.

New 2020 Medigap Cost Comparison study focuses on Plan G

With Plan F no longer available, AAMSI study focuses on price differences by city for Plan G.

Agent Pipeline joins forces with Integrity Marketing Group

Successful IMO now has ability to tap into Integrity's vast resources in what leaders of both firms call a “transformational partnership.”

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