Aetna Medicare Supplement ID Card Update

(Front of card)   (Back of card) Thanks to feedback from our valued agents and policyholders, we have revised some of the language on our Medicare Supplement ID cards to make it easier for medical care providers to electronically verify eligibility and submit claims. Starting this week, existing policyholders (with a policy effective date before October 1, 2014) will be receiving a new card with a letter explaining the change. Due to the large volume of new ID cards being mailed, members can expect to receive their new ID card between now and September 1, 2016. Their benefits have not
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Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

Smartphone Quote App for Questions on the Run Smartphone Quote App Provides Convenience. Get premium quotes on the go with this mobile app for iOS and Android Smartphones. Upcoming Rate Adjustments Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in OK and MT.       • 1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment– Oklahoma (supp/SELECT) and Montana #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Aetna Technology Update

E-App requirements for iPad users If you use an iPad while completing an Medicare Supplement E-App, be sure to do the following before submitting the application: Select the plan Verify that the premium has been calculated If you do not see the plan selection screen, go back to the Applicant and Eligibility screens to reconfirm the data. The E-App tool will then create the plan selection screen based on the data that you entered. #goldencareagent #Aetna
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GoldenCare Newsletter, July 11, 2016

  In this Newsletter Edition The winners of GoldenCare’s 3-In-1 Promotion! Catch up on the latest announcements and industry news from Mutual of Omaha, GTL announces Medicare Supplement availability in Tennessee and more!    Genworth has updates on their Element™ product release and their Cost of Care website.     We also have several announcements from Transamerica, LifeSecure and MedAmerica.    Don’t miss our Medicare Supplemental News for all the latest from Mutual of Omaha and Affiliates. Enjoy our Guest Article “Boomers, it’s time to spend – and pay taxes on – your 401(k)” by Suzanne Wooley of Bloomberg.   Read Full
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Categories: Genworth, GoldenCare News, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, Life Secure, Long-Term Care, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

One Company/One State Effective 8/1/16 only Mutual Alabama Medicare supplement and United World Ohio Medicare supplement and SELECT will be accepted for new business sales. Upcoming Rate Adjustments Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in VA.       • 2010 Modernized New and In-force– Virginia       • 1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment– Virginia #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Medicare Supplement News – Omaha Family of Companies

2016 Med Supp Buyers Guide Available The 2016 buyer’s guide, Choosing a Medigap Policy: A Guide to Health Insurance for People with Medicare, is now available to order. Upcoming Rate Adjustments Please review information on upcoming rate adjustments in IL, IN, OH, OR, MN and NY.       • 2010 Modernized New and In-force– Illinois and New York       • 2010 Modernized In-force Only Rate Adjustment– Ohio (supp/SELECT), Indiana and Minnesota       • 1990 Standardized Rate Adjustment– Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New York and Oregon       • Plan N Rate Adjustment– Illinois, Indiana and New York #goldencareagent
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Categories: Medicare Supp./Adv. and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

“Changes loom as most-popular Medigap plans face extinction,” by Bob Herman, Modern Healthcare

“[T]he most common Medigap plans are about to go extinct. Buried within the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act—also known as the law that replaced Medicare’s sustainable growth rate—rests Section 401. The legislation stipulates that effective Jan. 1, 2020, all newly eligible Medicare beneficiaries cannot sign up for a supplemental plan that covers the Medicare Part B deductible, which is $166 this year. People who already have those types of policies will be exempted.  MACRA more or less outlaws two specific types of Medigap policies: Plan C and Plan F.” LTC Comment (from Stephen A. Moses, President, Center for Long-Term
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Aetna Medicare Supplement Electronic Policy Delivery

Have you discussed the benefits of electronic policy delivery with your applicants? When taking a Medicare Supplement application using the E-App tool, applicants have the option to have their policy delivered electronically. That means a policyholder can register on the member side of aetnaseniorproducts.com and be able to view and download their policy as soon as it’s active instead of waiting for it to be mailed. As a registered website user, policyholders can also view claims, view payment status and history, and update contact information. #goldencareagent #Aetna
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GTL Medicare Supplement Now In Tennessee!

Great News! GTL is now offering Medicare Supplement Insurance in Tennessee! GTL Makes it Easy to Sell Medicare Supplement Insurance Simple Application No Phone Interviews 3-4 Day Turnaround Time Online Enrollment Available Email, Fax or Mail Applications Instant, e-policy delivery upon approval Household Discounts Customer Service and claims handled by GTL’s long-tenured staff that will treat you and your clients like family. Currently available in Iowa, Idaho, Nevada, Tennessee and Utah. More states coming soon! Click below to find how easy it is to submit Medicare Supplement business, and where to access rate sheets: GTL Medicare Supplement Now In Tennessee!
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Categories: Guarantee Trust Life and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare Supplement News – Aetna

Medicare Supplement Rate Changes: CA, MN, VA Rate adjustments have been approved for individual Medicare Supplement plans in California (CLI), effective September 1, 2016, and in Minnesota (CLI) and Virginia (ACI), effective August 1, 2016. For full details, click below: Medicare Supplement Rate Changes: CA, MN, VA #goldencareagent #Aetna
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