Do current clients turning 65 need a new senior plan?

Understanding SureBridge branded “senior” products During the Annual Enrollment Period, you could be meeting with clients who have turned 65 and are now entering a new stage of life–Medicare eligibility. You may wonder if this means they need to have their SureBridge supplemental products re-written to the “senior” version. We have great, time-saving news for you: there is no need to rewrite! Many of The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company (CLICO) products, offered on the SureBridge brand, are designed for customers of nearly all ages. Once written to a CancerWise Plus, HeartWise, HospitalWise or Prime DVH plan, even as your customer
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SureBridge Supplemental Product Incentive for Q4 2022

SureBridge Supplemental Product Incentive October 1, 2022 – December 31, 2022 Now is the time to build growth and gain momentum going into 2023! Present your clients with a variety of SureBridge branded supplemental products designed to help them close coverage gaps and round-out their overall health coverage. When you do, you could earn $25 in addition to your commissions for every eligible plan issued! Earn $25 for every eligible SureBridge supplemental product underwritten by The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company, when you submit eligible applications between Oct. 1, 2022 – Dec. 31, 2022, and meet your baseline of 5 qualifying
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Customer Service Notice: Duplicate Cancellation Letters

Customer Service Notice: Duplicate Cancellation Letters Our recent move to a new policy administration system inadvertently generated cancellation letters for customers who had already previously cancelled their policies and received a letter. In the duplicate letters mailed in error, the cancellation date was not changed. These policies remain in a cancelled status. If you are contacted by your customer about receiving another cancellation letter, please make them aware of our mistake and assure them no action is needed This communication is for awareness only. Again, no action is needed by you or the customer. We apologize for any inconvenience this
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Upcoming Audits: Waivers for Dental Waiting Periods

Qualifying for Waiver of Waiting Period on Dental Plans As a reminder, customers applying for a PPO Premiere Dental plan, may qualify for a Waiver of the Waiting Period on their new PPO Premiere plan if: The new plan is replacing an existing comprehensive dental coverage* plan The plan being replaced was in force for at least the past 12 consecutive months, and The plan being replaced had no gaps in coverage greater than 63 days To help your customer qualify for the waiver, please ensure the information provided on the application about their current dental coverage (effective date, termination
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Important Updates to the SureBridge Branded POS tool

SureBridge Point of Sale (POS) Tool Updates Beginning Sept. 16 With the launch of the new HospitalWise Guaranteed Issue benefit option, a new The Chesapeake Life Insurance Company application will be implemented in the SureBridge branded POS Tool for the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, WA, WI. More states are coming soon! Updates on the application include: Medicare question no longer required The Medicare question will no longer be required. However, if applicants are
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Benefit Change Option for Existing DVH Product Customers

We recently communicated about price adjustments on the SureBridge Prime DVH product for new business and in force policies with customers receiving an increase at 6 months in some states (AK, AL, AZ, CA, CT, DC, GA, ID, IL, KS, KY, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV, and WY). Understanding some budgets may not allow for a rate increase, we are offering an option that may help. Customers who have been impacted by the 6-month rate increase and would like to lower their benefit level to make the premium more
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Categories: Dental, Industry News, and SureBridge.

Premium Change for SureBridge Prime DVH in More States

After nearly three years of success in the Dental-Vision-Hearing market, the time has come to adjust pricing on the SureBridge Prime DVH product. This premium change will better position the product against rising costs and help ensure its continued success in the DVH space. Effective June 3, 2022, rates for SureBridge Prime DVH plans will be adjusted for new business and existing policies that have been in force for more than 6 months in the states of AK, DC, GA, KS, KY, MI, MO, ND, OH, PA, SC, UT, WI, and WV and after 12 months in the states of
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Correction: Premium Change for SureBridge Prime DVH

We previously notified you of a rate adjustment in the pricing of the SureBridge Prime DVH product, effective May 6, 2022, for new business. We also indicated that premiums would change on this same date for existing policies that have been in force for more than 12 months in the states of AL, AZ, CT, ID, IL, MN, NE, OK, and WY. CORRECTION: The premium change for existing policies in the states shown above will take place after they have been in force for more than 6 months, not 12 months. The letters sent to your customers are correct. This
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Billing Changes and New Customer Website for SureBridge New Business Only

Starting on May 6, 2022, applications received for SureBridge supplemental products will have a new billing process and customer website for Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia. These updates apply to NEW customers only and do not affect current customers. There are no changes for business dated prior to May 6th. Click here for more important details about the following items: New customer billing draft date and pro-rated premium New customer website (mysurebridgeinsurance.com) We encourage you to become familiar with how billing for new business will differ from that of previous business
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Billing Changes and New Customer Website for SureBridge New Business Only

Starting on April 8, 2022, applications received for SureBridge supplemental products will have a new billing process and customer website for Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming. These updates apply to NEW customers only and do not affect current customers. There are no changes for business dated prior to April 8. Click here for more important details about the following items: New customer billing draft date and pro-rated premium New customer website (mysurebridgeinsurance.com) We encourage you to become familiar with how
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