2020 Copay and Deductibles

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the 2020 Medicare Premiums and Copay/Deductibles. Medicare Part B Premium The Medicare Part B standard monthly premium will be $144.60 in 2020, compared to $135.50 in 2019. Note: The income-related Part B premiums for 2020 will vary depending on the extent to which an individual beneficiary’s income exceeds $87,000 (or a married couple’s income exceeds $174,000). 2020 Income Level-File Individual 2020 Income Level-File Joint 2020 Part B Premium Less than or equal to $87,000 Less than or equal to $174,000 $144.60 Greater than $87,000 and less than or equal to
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

IMPORTANT: MACRA 2020 changes

REMINDER — 2020 MEDICARE CHANGES During annual enrollment, it’s crucial to understand how the new MACRA regulation could be impacting your business. Clients will no longer be able to purchase Medicare Supplement Insurance Plans C or F if they are newly eligible for Medicare benefits on, or after, January 1, 2020. To see all 2020 Medicare changes, click here. Lastly, the Medicare Supplement Premium Calculator has been decommissioned. For quotes, please log in to myTransware on the TA ANI agent portal or use your rate sheets. Log in to TA ANI   Thank you again for your continued hard work
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Categories: Industry News, Long-Term Care, and Transamerica.

Medicare Supplement Plans and Third Party Payments

Medicare Supplement Plans and Third Party Payments As of October 1, 2019, Humana will not accept premium payments received from third parties on behalf of our individual customers for Medicare Supplement policies or products, except in specific circumstances and as required by state and/or federal law. Premium payments will only be accepted from third parties on behalf of individual customers as required by law or in specific circumstances, such as: A Group Association, or Company that is providing retiree benefits via a health reimbursement account or that meets Humana’s requirements to be list billed; A Family Member of the policyholder;
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Categories: Humana, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

New GTL e-App Walkthrough Videos Available

Need help walking through the e-App quoting and application process? Need an overview on the new GTLink or supply ordering? See below for new how-to videos! Are you using the GTL e-App this AEP? Our e-App is your digital assistant for all that you need to sell GTL this AEP! If you need help walking through how to use the e-App or Agent Portal, tap the “Agent Help” button on the login screen. By clicking on the button you will have access to every step-by-step video that addresses the most common questions agents have regarding the e-App.      
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Categories: Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Hospital Indemnity Plan, Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Short-Term Care.

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Minnesota Med Supp Outline Change Separate outlines for Extended Basic and Basic Medicare supplement in Minnesota.   Upcoming Medicare Supplement Rate Adjustments View rate adjustments for Vermont and Wisconsin.   New Med Supp Product in Montana Effective November 15, 2019, you may begin selling our new Medicare supplement product in Montana underwritten by Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: PDP- Bits and Pieces From getting Ready to Sell PDP to submitting business check out these tips to help you maneuver through this year’s AEP.   MA and PDP- Plan Finder Q and
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

Introducing Humana Achieve Medicare Supplement Plans

Introducing Humana Achieve: Premium coverage that’s affordably-priced. We know Humana Medicare Supplement coverages is a big deal for your clients, which is why we’re now offering Humana Achieve. It’s a plan that offers many of the same benefits as Human’s premier line of products at a great value. The best news all day. Agents who are already appointed with Humana may already have access to Humana Achieve. Current appointments require no additional contracting paperwork, so you can focus on serving your clients.   Looking to add Humana Achieve Medicare Supplement Plans to your appointments? It’s easy! Just complete our 8-page
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Categories: GoldenCare News, Humana, Industry News, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Medicare News – Omaha Family of Companies

Medicare Supplement: Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Please view the upcoming Med supp rate adjustments in KY, LA and MO.   Upcoming Med Supp Rate Adjustments Please view the upcoming Med supp rate adjustments in GA, MT and NM.   November Modernized Rate Release Please view the upcoming November Modernized Rate Release in KS, MT, NY, and OR.   2019 Marketing Credits Redemption Deadline November 30, 2019 deadline for reimbursement of 2019 marketing credits.   Mutually Well- Marketing Materials Available Mutually Well consumer flier now available in several states.   Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans: 2020 CMS Plan Finder
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Mutual of Omaha (& Affiliates).

New STHHC and Precision Care states now on the e-App

Make sure you have the most up-to-date e-App during your AEP meetings! Please update your e-App to see these new states. If you already updated your e-App earlier toady, you do not need to update again. Download/Update for Apple Devices   Download/Update for Android Devices   Download/Update for Windows 10 PCs     New STHHC and Precision Care states now on the e-App   #goldencareagent #gtl
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Categories: Critical Illness, Guarantee Trust Life, Industry News, and Short-Term Care.

Where will your bonus take you?

Download Incentive Details   No limit to how much you can earn in any given month! Earn $100 per Underwritten Med Supp $50 per Non-Underwritten Med Supp. Qualify with just three issued applications each month Valid October, November, and December 2019. Call your Regional Director at 800-842-7799 for state availability and additional details.   #goldencareagent #lumico
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Categories: Industry News, Lumico, and Medicare Supp./Adv..

Bigger Bonuses. Bigger Holidays.

Start Earning More With Just One App! Download Bonus Details   $150 per Underwritten Med Supp $75 per Non-Underwritten Med Supp Start earning with your first issued app; unlimited earning potential!. Valid October, November and December 2019. QUESTIONS? Call your Regional Director at 800-842-7799. See Available States     #goldencareagent #usic #unionsecurity
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Categories: Industry News, Medicare Supp./Adv., and Union Security.