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.
Recent Medicare News
Mark Farrah Associates reports Medicare Advantage plan enrollment exceeds 21 million as of Feb. 2018, an increase of 7.6% compared to Feb. 2017.
A new, intuitive tool created by MedicareCompareUSA shows market penetration by county of Medicare Advantage plans, both in raw numbers and share of market.
An extensive (and expensive) list of perpetrators make up the “No Class of 2017” as determined by the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud.
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.
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.
Duplicative CMS recertifying requirements for Medicare agents could become a thing of the past thanks to new proposed rule.
No doubt insurance is a serious business. But that doesn’t mean a lot of silly or curious things related to insurance won’t pop up in the news from time to time.
New Kaiser Family Foundation study documents trade-off between private Medicare plans and traditional Medicare; shows more than 1 in 3 Medicare Advantage enrollees were in a plan with a narrow network while about 1 in 5 were in broad-network plans.
Medicare Part D plans in 11 states and Medicare Advantage plans in 15 states (and the District of Columbia) earned maximum 5-star ratings in the U.S. News & World Report 2018 Best Medicare Plan ratings, updated on Oct. 19.