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Turning 65 seniors increasingly favor lower-cost Medigap options

AAMSI’s Jesse Slome finds two reasons why he expects the trend to continue in examining coverage choices through the first six months of 2022.

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New report reveals significant gaps in Medicare knowledge among older adults

Independent survey indicates widespread Medicare confusion may jeopardize health outcomes and increase health spending for senior Americans.

Medicare Advantage plans earn high marks from policyholders

New eHealth survey finds 88% of enrollees are satisfied with their coverage.

New Med Supp, Final Expense Combo Product Launched

AmeriLife and The American Home Life Insurance Company team up on innovative product designed to facilitate combination sales.

Medicare Advantage, Medicaid markets show notable growth in 2021

Mark Farrah Associates releases year-over-year health insurance enrollment trends by segment.

Medicare Advantage saves seniors nearly $2,000 a year compared to fee-for-service Medicare

New survey data shows consumer savings persist across race and ethnicity as MA beneficiaries report a 35% lower rate of cost burden compared to FFS Medicare.

Most seniors on Medicare want medical cannabis covered survey reveals 1 in 5 Medicare recipients use medical marijuana; another survey finds 60% would lie about marijuana use to improve life insurance rates.

Integrity Acquires Yellowstone Life Insurance Agency

Addition of Fort Worth-based financial services brokerage with virtual platform will further enhance Integrity's mission to meet consumers where they are and put client needs first.

99.9% of Medicare Advantage plans offer supplemental benefits in 2022

Supplemental benefit offerings increase across 35 of 41 categories for 2022, as BMA’s Donahue notes “Medicare Advantage’s value to beneficiaries has never been clearer.”

Bipartisan Group of Senators Voice Support for Medicare Advantage

Letter to CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure part of a historic bipartisan push on Capitol Hill to strengthen the program.

This percentage of Medicare-eligible Americans changed their 2022 plans during AEP

New survey shows how many actually made changes to 2022 Medicare coverage.

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