Sales Professional Access Is Being Enhanced To Make It Easier To Use

Let’s Try This Again Sometimes, things just don’t go according to plan. Remember back in September we introduced an enhanced Sales Professional Access website only to have to delay the launch due to technical difficulties? Well, we’ve worked out all the bugs and we’re getting ready to roll it out again. If you caught a quick glimpse of the site back then, you know just how cool it is. It’s a lot easier to use, too. That hasn’t changed. Here’s a reminder of what you can expect to see when the enhanced site launches on January 13th: Improved Navigation We
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Categories: Critical Illness, Disability Income Insurance, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

2016 Wisconsin Buyers Guide Available The 2016 Wisconsin Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare is now available to order. Standardized Rate Adjustment in Hawaii Rate adjustment effective March 1, 2016 for Mutual of Omaha 1990 Standardized Med supp in Hawaii. #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Compliance Update: Medicare Supplement C and F plans

Congressional changes to Medicare Supplement plans for newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries take effect 1/1/2020 when C and F plans will no longer be available to newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries. State regulators have received a number of questions after consumers were mistakenly advised that these plans need to be replaced now. As a result, they have recently published consumer alerts advising consumers that Medicare Supplement C and F plans may continue to be sold to Medicare beneficiaries through 12/31/2019 and that these plans can be continued as long as Medicare eligible (prior to 1/1/2020) members want them. Compliance Update: Medicare Supplement
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Download Mutual of Omaha’s New Mobile Quote App

Mutual of Omaha has introduced a new mobile app that features quoting capabilities for all of their products, including Medicare Supplement. Agents will experience the same great features as their current Medicare Supplement quoting app – but with improved support, laying the foundation to meet agent needs over the long run. As a reminder, as of December 31, 2015, the old Med Supp Quote app will no longer be supported. It is important to download the new app, if you haven’t already, to avoid any disruption in service and continue enjoying quotes on the go. Download the New “Quotes for
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

12% Household Discount Available in South Carolina A new 12% household discount will be available in South Carolina beginning December 19, 2015. 2016 Marketing Materials Now Available Marketing materials have been updated with the 2016 copay and deductible information and are available to order. Coming Soon: MA Disenrollment Period We’re here to help you and your clients prepare for the Medicare Advantage (MA) Disenrollment Period that runs from January 1, 2016 through February 14, 2016. Rate Adjustment in Florida Rate adjustment effective February 1, 2016 for United World Florida 1990 Standardized Medicare supplement. #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

“Medicare Advantage 2016 Data Spotlight: Overview of Plan Changes”

“Medicare Advantage 2016 Data Spotlight: Overview of Plan Changes,” by Gretchen Jacobson, Marsha Gold, Anthony Damico, Tricia Neuman, and Giselle Casillas, Kaiser Family Foundation “This spotlight analyzes publicly available data to review the Medicare Advantage plans offered in 2016. It provides updated information describing how Medicare Advantage plan choices are changing in 2016, includes new information on premiums, out-of-pocket limits and other plan features, and examines the role of large firms offering plans in the marketplace.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term Care Reform): Useful information for anyone marketing MA plans. Medicare Advantage 2016 Data Spotlight:
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Categories: Industry News and Medicare Supp./Adv..

2016 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced

“[Tuesday, November 10, 2015], the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2016 premiums and deductibles for the Medicare inpatient hospital (Part A) and physician and outpatient hospital services (Part B) programs.” Click the link below for the full announcement, including the 2016 premiums and deductibles. 2016 Medicare Parts A & B Premiums and Deductibles Announced #goldencareagent
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Categories: Industry News and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

What’s New in our Medicare SELECT Provider Directories? We recently updated our Medicare SELECT provider directories. Find out what’s new and order or download yours today. December Rate Release in Florida View rate adjustments effective December 1, 2015 for Mutual of Omaha Medicare supplement in Florida. #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Aetna Tips for getting your new business processed faster

During this busy time of year, we receive a high volume of faxed applications. When submitting an application via fax, be sure to send the entire application at once. The information will appear in the new business reports on the agent side of aetnaseniorproducts.com within 24 hours of faxing the application. Resending the same application via fax slows down the time it takes to process all applications, so if you don’t see your new business on the agent website within 24 hours, you can give our New Business team a call at 800.264.4000 option 3, then 2. We also offer
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Categories: Aetna and Medicare Supp./Adv..