CVS Health announces COVID-19 resources for Aetna members

In response to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak, CVS Health announced a series of steps designed to support the health and well-being of Aetna members, ensure patient access to medication, and remove barriers to care. Effective immediately: Aetna will waive co-pays for all diagnostic testing related to COVID-19. This policy will cover the cost of physician-ordered testing for patients who meet CDC guidelines, which can be done in any approved laboratory location. Aetna will waive the member costs associated with diagnostic testing for all Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid lines of business. Self-insured plan sponsors will be able to opt-out of
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Categories: Aetna, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: 2nd Quarter Broker Bonus Incentive Program View details on Mutual of Omaha’s Medicare supplement Broker Bonus Program.   2020 Med Supp Buyer’s Guides Latest update on the availability of the 2020 Med supp buyer’s guides.   New Plans Available in MN and WA View upcoming High Deductible G Availability information.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

2020 Med Supp Buyer’s Guides

The 2020 buyer’s guides, Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare and the Wisconsin Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare have been released. Regarding the Wisconsin buyers guide (337129_2020) The guide is print-on-demand and is available today for ordering. It may be ordered individually or in the Wisconsin Med supp sales kit. It will be updated in the e-App documents on March 26 It is also available now on Sales Professional Access (SPA) mutualofomaha.com/broker Forms and Materials to view and download. Regarding the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Med supp
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

2nd Quarter Broker Bonus Incentive Program

You can make even more bucks on your Medicare supplement underwritten business through our 2020 2nd Quarter Broker Bonus Program. Here are the nuts and bolts: Qualification Period: Bonus Program period is from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. Eligible states: Payment will be made on qualified applications in the following states: Alabama Illinois Nebraska Ohio Texas Arizona Iowa Nevada Oklahoma Utah Colorado Kentucky New Jersey Oregon Virginia Florida Louisiana New Mexico Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Maryland North Carolina South Dakota Wyoming Idaho Mississippi North Dakota Tennessee     Qualifying Apps: All Medicare supp applications, any state, any Plan
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

How to Safely Conduct Business

As we shared with you on March 16, 2020, Mutual of Omaha is practicing social distancing to help protect the health and safety of our associates and ensure uninterrupted service to our customers and you. We encourage you to also do your part to slow the spread of the coronavirus. You’re likely rethinking how you can keep yourself and others safe in a business that’s built on relationships with people and, most often, face-to-face interactions. Mutual of Omaha is offering suggestions on how to continue your business in today’s environment while keeping both you and your clients safe and healthy.
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Categories: Critical Illness, Dental, Disability Income Insurance, Industry News, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments in AL, AZ, CA, MD, NM, OR and UT.   Medicare Supplement Explanation of Benefits Changes Learn more about the changes to the mailing frequency of Med supp Explanation of Benefits.   Upcoming Rate Adjustment-MS View upcoming rate adjustment for Mississippi.   Rate Release-Texas April 2020 rate release for Texas.   Rate Release-April 2020 April 2020 rate release and outlines for HI, KY, NV and UT.   e-Application Convenient, Fast and Always Available Check out the many advantages of doing business via electronic applications.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rate Changes

Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company will be implementing Medicare Supplement insurance premium rate changes in the following states for new sales and in force policies. The in force policies that are impacted were originally underwritten by Transamerica Premier Life Insurance Company. State Plan Adjusted Percentage Upload Date New Rate Effective Date District of Columbia A, F, G, N 7.5% increase 2/20/2020 4/1/2020 Delaware A, F G N 9% increase 7% increase 0% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Idaho A, F, G, N 15% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Kansas A, F, G, N 10% increase 2/20/2020 5/1/2020 Maryland A, F, G N 7.5% increase
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Transamerica.

A New Med Supp Is Redefining What’s Possible: Get It Through GoldenCare!

Now you can offer your clients a Medicare Supplement plan that carries a name they already know and trust — CVS Health.® This new plan is offered by Accendo Insurance Company, which is part of the CVS Health family of companies and an Aetna affiliate. And it offers you some real advantages — including 14% household discount* in most states. Ready to redefine what’s possible for your clients? Click here to download our single-page contracting addendum to get started! Already appointed with Aetna Afiliates through GoldenCare? No additional paperwork is necessary!   Questions? Call our Marketing Team at 800-842-7799!  
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Categories: Accendo/CVS Health, GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Accendo Insurance Company Releases Plans in 15 States

Accendo Insurance Company, part of the CVS Health® family of companies and Aetna affiliate, released rates in 15 states effective 3/13/20 in the CSG Actuarial MarketAdvisor quoting tool. CSG Actuarial’s Rate Comparison tool can help you determine where Accendo is competitive, and will enable you to see how their entrance shifted the competitive structure of the market. For complimentary access, or to learn more about our tool, contact GoldenCare at 800-842-7799 or email marketing@goldencareusa.com.   #goldencareagent #csgactuarial
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Categories: Accendo/CVS Health, GoldenCare News, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Rate Adjustments View upcoming rate adjustments for AZ, CA, CO, MD, NM, SD, TN, UT.   Brokerage Health Webinar Series Mark your calendars for our second webinar of 2020, PDP-A Year-Round Sales Opportunity.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: Importance of Medicare Advantage Follow-up Appointments Learn about the importance of follow up calls for Medicare Advantage policy holders.   #goldencareagent #mutualofomaha
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).