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Medicare Advantage Renewal Rates: J.D. Power Finds Trust, Problem Resolution Have Biggest Impact

New 2023 U.S. Medicare Advantage Study ranks top plans in 5 key states; Overall satisfaction with plans “good to great.”

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Spending on Medicare Advantage Quality Bonus Payments to Top $12.8 Billion in 2023

New KFF analyses highlighting trends in enrollment, benefits and cost-sharing, shows bonus payments for MA plans could increase 30%.

Seniors Continue to Be Overwhelmingly Satisfied with Medicare Supplement Coverage: AHIP Research

80% of respondents say they are very or extremely satisfied with this health insurance choice for protecting their health and financial security.

Lucrative Medicare Advantage Market Attracts Humana’s Focus

Government market seen as increasingly enticing to insurers facing greater scrutiny on costs in group health market.

How Much a Medicare Beneficiary Needs to Cover Health Expenses in Retirement (Hint: It’s...

An annual estimate of how much money a 65-year-old Medicare beneficiary needs to have in savings to cover health care costs in retirement jumped again in 2022, according to EBRI.

CMS Releases 2024 Advance Notice with Proposed Payment Updates for Medicare Advantage, Part D

Advance Notice builds on proposed rule from December that would strengthen beneficiary protections for the millions who rely on Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage.

Advisors Excel Raises Nearly $1.1 Million for Folds of Honor

Funds will help educate 216 families of fallen and disabled American heroes and first responders.

Don’t Forget Medigap in 2023, Says AAMSI’s Slome

Jesse Slome says so much attention is focused on Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement (Medigap) is often overlooked—but shouldn't be.

4 Make Honor Roll as U.S. News 2023 Best Medicare Advantage Companies

The new ratings highlight insurance companies that are among the best in overall coverage, low premium plans, member experience and prescription coverage.

FMO to give away Tesla Model 3 to one lucky Medicare Advantage agent

New Health Partners says Tesla sweepstakes will boost agent recruitment during upcoming enrollment period.

Mercer Advisors partners with Chapter to maximize client Medicare savings

Medicare advisor Chapter to provide holistic healthcare guidance to Mercer clients, empowering aging Americans to maximize healthcare savings and benefits

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