Wish your clients a happy birthday
A new Happy Birthday postcard is now available on the Aetna Medicare Marketing Studio. This postcard is an easy way to brighten your clients’ day, and to remind them you’re here to help. You get to select a photo for the front of the postcard. The back features a short message and your contact information. Download this postcard for FREE from Studio today, or you can have it mailed directly to your clients.
Update: New contracting tool will go live July 1
Aetna is transitioning to a new enhanced contracting process for Aetna MA/MAPD products. They are excited about the efficiencies this new tool will bring. It’s going to shorten and simplify the entire contracting process. To help ensure a successful rollout,they’re moving the start date for the new contract tool to July 1. Learn more about the new contracting process.
Vote for the winner of the 2019 SilverSneakers Swanson award
With the SilverSneakers™ fitness benefit, available with all Aetna MA/MAPD plans, members can get a free fitness membership at participating facilities.
Aetna Medicare member Patricia Fuller has been nominated as one of 10 national finalists for the 2019 SilverSneakers Swanson Award. This award is for members who have improved their life by living a healthy lifestyle that incorporates physical activity while inspiring others along the way. You can read Patricia’s inspiring story and vote for her on the SilverSneakers website
Save the date: 2020 producer certification begins July 10
The producer certification process for 2020 Aetna Medicare MA/MAPD products kicks off on July 10. Certification is one of the annual requirements you must complete to sell Aetna’s 2020 plans during AEP. The 2020 producer certification includes AHIP, plus several Aetna-specific training modules, and costs only $125 (retail prices is $175).
So even though AHIP plans to release their 2020 courses on June 17, Aetna encourages you to wait and complete AHIP through their certification process starting July 10. It’s an easy way to save $50.
Congrats to our 2019 Front Runner agents
Aetna wants to congratulate over 3,000 agents for achieving 2019 Front Runner status based on their sales during this past AEP. The Front Runners program is an annual rewards and recognition program for our top-selling agents. This year, Aetna expanded the program so now there are even more perks to achieving Front Runner status. For example, our 2019 Front Runner agents will receive rewards including FREE 2020 Aetna Individual Medicare certification (which includes AHIP), and a credit valued at $500-$2000 for marketing materials from the Aetna Medicare Marketing Studio!
Watch for more information about the new 2020 Font Runners program coming soon. Aetna plans to announce sales criteria for the 2020 program in September.
Coming soon: VBE program rolling out in new markets
Great news! Aetna is bringing the Value-Based Enrollment (VBE) program to more markets across the country for 2020. The VBE program provides value to new enrollees and offers agents a way to earn more money (up to $50 per enrollment). Currently, VBE is only available in select markets. It’s coming to new markets for 2020 AEP. Aetna will announce the new markets later this summer so stay tuned.
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