Aetna Moves To Just-In-Time Appointment In 35 States

FYI: We’re moving to just-in-time appointment in select states Starting July 14, we’re moving to just-in-time appointment for MA/MAPD and PDP producers in 35 states: AK, AR, CA, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OK, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, WV and WY. Through the just-in-time appointment process, we’ll wait to request appointment for agents until they submit their first enrollment application to us (i.e., “just in time”). The change will be invisible for agents and will not affect their contracting or
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Aetna: Review the ready-to-sell requirements for 2018 plans

Review what you’ll need to do to become “ready to sell” our 2018 plans To become “ready to sell” our 2018 Aetna and Coventry Individual MA/MAPD and PDP products and receive commissions, you’ll need to complete several requirements prior to marketing or selling: CERTIFICATION: You’ll need to successfully complete 2018 Aetna Individual Medicare annual certification. Available starting July 11. **New agents: To help you achieve ready-to-sell status faster, we recommend you complete your 2018 certification before you submit your contract package to us through nomoreforms. CONTRACTING: New agents: Agents who haven’t contracted with us to sell our Individual Medicare products
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Aetna: 2018 Certification kicks off July 11

Starting July 11, you can complete the 2018 annual certification process for Aetna and Coventry Individual Medicare products (MA/MAPD, PDP). What’s required to sell 2018 MA/MAPD and PDP plans You must successfully complete the Aetna Individual Medicare annual certification process and meet all contracting requirements prior to marketing or selling Aetna or Coventry Individual Medicare products (MA/MAPD and PDP) during the Annual Election Period for January 1 effective dates and throughout the year. Uplines and principals must be fully licensed, appointed and certified in all states and markets where their downline agents or employees intend to sell. What’s required to
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Your prospects are online. Why not enroll them online too?

You’ve downloaded the Ascend Virtual Sales Office app. Now it’s time to get started. With the Ascend app you can enroll MA/MAPD and PDP prospects electronically. With the app, you can: • Shorten the sales cycle • Eliminate paperwork and hold more appointments • Reduce application errors • Quickly access resources all in one place • Record your meetings and sales presentations   So you’ve downloaded the app. Now what? Here are few tools you can review to start using the Ascend app today: training video, Ascend to do list and the Aetna Ascend user guide. Still have questions about
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Best practice: Use the Ascend Virtual Sales Office app to submit enrollments

Run your office from anywhere, and submit applications for MA/MAPD and PDP plans electronically, using the Ascend Virtual Sales Office app. Ascend allows you to save time, prevent errors, and eliminate all the paperwork that bogs down your schedule. Through the app, you can also use our new e-kit option, which is another easy way to grow your business. To request the Ascend app, just login to Producer World, click “request access” and then complete a short registration form.   #goldencareagent #aetna
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Aetna Medicare Producer Guide & Agent of Record (AOR) Reassignment Policy Updates

Get the latest Aetna Medicare Producer Guide We recently updated the Aetna Medicare Producer Guide. Make sure you reference the latest and greatest edition (dated March 2017) for everything you need to know about doing business with us, including changes to our Agent of Record reassignment policy. Review changes to the Agent of Record (AOR) reassignment policy We recently updated our AOR reassignment policy in the Aetna Medicare Producer Guide. It now outlines procedures that must be followed for members, agencies, agents and third parties to initiate AOR changes. Here are some key points: All AOR reassignment requests will be
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CMS Medicare Star Surveys are underway

In March, April and May, your Medicare clients may be asked to participate in the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey (CAHPS), the Health Outcomes survey (HOS), or both. These surveys ask members questions about their physical and mental health, and healthcare they received from their health plan and providers. Survey results help us find out what we’re doing well and areas we can improve. For more CMS Medicare Stars information, including how you can help your clients achieve their best health, login to Producer World, click “Individual Medicare” at the top, and then click “Tools,” scroll down
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Medicare Supplement Part D coming to Pennsylvania

We will begin offering Plan D as part of the portfolio of Medicare Supplement options in Pennsylvania starting March 22, 2017. To view the rates, click here. Why not Plan D? Plan D is another options for your senior supplement portfolio with these great features: Lower premium rates than Plan G Pays the same commission rate as Plan G And since Pennsylvania prohibits Medicare providers from charging more than what Medicare allows, Part B excess charges (not covered by Plan D) are not applicable in this state. E-App and sales materials Revised sales materials will be available starting March 22
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Download FREE Medicare marketing materials from Studio

On the Aetna Medicare Marketing Studio, you can download customized, compliant and branded marketing materials like flyers, brochures and mailers absolutely free of charge. If you prefer, you can also order printed marketing materials for a competitive rate and we’ll deliver them straight to your home or office. To preview our wares (i.e. lock-in marketing materials), login and click the blue menu button on the left. If you haven’t used Studio yet, it’s an extremely convenient and user-friendly tool. It offers customized and compliant messaging for your markets! If you’re ready to sell our 2017 MA/MAPD products, you can access
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Reports to check application status & commission payments

To access application status reports, commission statements and more for your Aetna MA/MAPD and PDP business, login to Producer World, click “Individual Medicare” at the top, and then click “Reporting.” For your Coventry Medicare business (MA/MAPD, PDP)*, login to App Tracker. (First-time users of App Tracker: To login, enter your Coventry Agent Writing Number [AWN] as the AWN/User id. For the password, enter “Coventry” and the last 4 digits of your Social Security Number.) * Except for Florida Aetna HMO plans. Florida Aetna HMO policies appear in App Tracker   #goldencareagent #Aetna
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