14 new Medicare Advantage organizations are entering the market this Fall as the Annual Election Period begins in October, many bolstered by new flexibility in plan and benefit design recently permitted by CMS.
Recent Medicare News
New survey finds 1 in 5 adults who currently take prescription drugs struggle to pay for them each month; and three-quarters of all surveyed support legislation that places a cap on what seniors pay for prescription drugs in Medicare Part D.
Cavulus CEO Patrick Phillips predicts new and uniquely expanded benefits in wake of CMS recently easing supplemental health benefits rules
Overall MA plan customer satisfaction remains steady as cost drives plan selection, study finds.
Integrity expands Midwest senior market footprint with acquisition of Emrick Insurance Marketing Group
Nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products to the senior market enters definitive agreement to acquire Illinois-based IMO that markets Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement 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.
Survey finds that while only 15% of MA members used the rating system in picking a 2019 plan, 74% of enrollees still ended up in plans with four or more Stars.
Integrity, the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, has acquired Raleigh, N.C.-based Tidewater, one of the largest distributors of Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage products in the Southeastern U.S.
Catholic Life Insurance, using Ensurem’s Medigap EZ-App platform, says it is the first to offer a true direct-to-consumer Medicare Supplement insurance application that allows consumers to enroll without speaking to an insurance agent.
The American Association for Medicare Supplement Insurance has now posted video recordings of 10 top-rated sessions from the event, which was held June 12-14 in St. Louis.