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Home Health Care FAQ

You may have noticed we’ve been doing a lot of talking about Home Health Care lately! A lot of agents have reached out to us with some questions and we thought it might be helpful to put together a list of some of the most frequently asked questions about home health care.   Q: H
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Top 3 Mistakes When Submitting an Application

NIGO… that dreaded acronym… Not In Good Order.  No agent wants to hear this about their recently submitted application. Every agent’s goal is to have an application submitted and approved as quickly as possible, if not immediately. In reality though, NIGO applications account for 40%
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Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment Period – January 1st – March 31st

The Open Enrollment Period (OEP) is from January 1st to March 31st Now is the time your clients are able to switch Medicare Advantage policies. Since this opportunity hasn’t been available for Medicare Advantage clients in a while (since 2011!) here’s some clarification of the OEP Rul
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#ThursdayThoughts Blog: Medicare Advantage Part 5 – AEP vs OEP

Over the years there have been many different terms used to describe the time of the year Medicare Beneficiaries can add, change, or drop their Medicare Advantage or Medicare Prescription Drug Plan. The two main acronyms that agents refer to are the AEP and the OEP, which have been us
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#ThursdayThoughts Blog: Medicare Advantage Part 4 – During the AEP

It’s finally here! The Annual Election Period (AEP) has arrived! Now is the time you can enroll your client in a Medicare Advantage (MA) or Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) from October 15th to December 7th.  If you already checked out our previous articles in our Medicare Advantage serie
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#ThursdayThoughts Blog: Medicare Advantage Part 3 – Educational Events vs. Marketing/Sales Events

Marketing is always a great way to find new clients for Medicare Advantage plans. However, with everything that goes along with Medicare Advantage there are rules on how you can market those plans. One of the ways in which agents like to reach out to potential new clients is through e
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#Tech Tuesday: It’s Time to “Pop the hood” On All Your Tech Stuff

It’s officially October.  While most people are thinking about the leaves changing colors, play off Baseball, and pumpkin everything, those of us in the Senior Insurance Market are bracing ourselves for the craziness that is AEP.  A lot of my Tech Tuesday articles have been about look
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#ThursdayThoughts Blog: Medicare Advantage Part 2 – Marketing Medicare Advantage Plans

Every year we get questions about selling Medicare Advantage from a lot of “non-Medicare Advantage agents.” So this year I’ve decided to focus on a Medicare Advantage blog series that will address a lot of the questions our Marketing Department receives about Part C (That’s Medi
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#TechTuesday: Simplify The Scheduling Process

Sometimes booking appointments can be a lot of back and forth.  How often do you find yourself in this conversation? How Does Tuesday at 2:00 work for you? This coming Tuesday? Oh that won’t work for me. What about the same time Wednesday? That won’t work either, have anything in the
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#ThursdayThoughts Blog: Medicare Advantage Part 1 – The Basics

Every year we get questions about selling Medicare Advantage from a lot of “non-Medicare Advantage agents”. So this year I’ve decided to focus on a Medicare Advantage blog series that will address a lot of the questions our Marketing Department receives about Part C (That’s Medicare A
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