What’s required to sell 2020 MA/MAPD plans? You must successfully complete the Aetna Individual Medicare annual certification processand meet all contracting requirements prior to marketing or selling Aetna Individual Medicare products (MA/MAPD) during the Annual Election Period for January 1 effective dates and throughout the year. Uplines and principals must be fully licensed, appointed and certified in all states and markets where their downline agents or employees intend to sell. What’s required to receive renewal commission? To receive renewal commission next January for business sold in prior years, you must complete the annual certification process by December 31. You must also be licensed and appointed with Aetna. How to access the certification site Just login to the certification site at AetnaMedicareProducerCertification.com. MA/MAPD certification components AHIP Medicare training and exam: This course has five modules. The final exam requires a passing score of […]
DALLAS — July 16, 2019 — Integrity Marketing Group, LLC (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products, today announced it has completed its acquisition of American Senior Benefits, one of the largest career agency distribution networks in the country. Based in Kansas City, American Senior Benefits is focused entirely on serving the Senior Market, which aligns perfectly with Integrity’s core markets. As part of the deal, American Senior Benefits’ founders Jim Sweeney and Clay LeGeyt become owners in Integrity. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. For the past 10 years, American Senior Benefits has grown to become a major market leader, partnering with over 1,500 affiliated career agents operating out of 100-plus nationwide locations to offer Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, life insurance, annuities, long term care, and other specialized health care […]
Every AEP presents an opportunity for agents to gain new clients, while maintaining their book of business. Successful agents need to understand the marketplace better than ever to succeed. The best agents are the star of their market; the lead actor in a hit play. Are you ready for the show? Agents attending this event will have access to a variety of sessions to delve further into carrier value propositions, experience cutting edge technology, and learn sales techniques to transform your business. Not to mention tremendous giveaways and prizes! REGISTER NOW!
Cigna 2020 Medicare Advantage agent certification is now available! Visit www.cignahealthspringproducers.com to get started! For more information on the certification process, please click here to view the 2020 Certification Roadmap. All new and returning agents are encouraged to begin certification training online as soon as possible. Agencies are also encouraged to prioritize completing the yearly attestations as well. Please note that if the agency representative is also licensed and appointed with Cigna Medicare, he or she will also need to log in with personal credentials to attest as an agent. To learn more about Cigna’a 2020 plans, including their new PPO offerings, please contact your local broker representative to inquire about local face-to-face training opportunities. Cigna will reimburse your 2020 certification costs again this year! Cigna Medicare will reimburse certification costs for 2020 Medicare Advantage agent certification, where […]
Agent Trends and Handling Your Clients Pain Points Gerber Life Insurance is always striving to make doing business with them easier. The Agent Trends flyer outlines 5 key areas that have been identified as pain points for clients. It also provides guidelines to Agents on how to properly handle these situations. By identifying these trends, Gerber Life Insurance is able to provide their agents with enhanced support and a better understanding of their processes. Their goal is to decrease trends in these areas and to determine if agents need additional information on our products, the Agent Portal and/or require process training. Download Agent Trends Flyer
MACRA Update Plans C and F (and Part B deductible rider in WI) will no longer be available for sale to newly eligible clients whose Medicare Part A is effective date is January 1, 2020 or later. These plans (C and F, and Part B deductible rider in WI) are available for clients whose Medicare Part A was effective prior to January 1, 2020, provided the plans are available for sale in their state. Revised applications, OOCs, and brochures will be available on the portal as of July 1, 2019. The revised applications must be used as of July 1, 2019 for newly eligible applicants. Any non-revised applications received for newly eligible applicants after July 1, 2019 will need to be resubmitted. NOTE: In the states IN and NC, the revisions for MACRA are still pending. Please be advised that you will not be able to sell plans […]
2020 AHIP Certification Training is available today! This is the first step in becoming certified to sell 2019/2020 Allwell and Ascension Complete products. Completing your 2020 AHIP Certification Training through the Allwell/Ascension Complete Training Site (https://allwell.cmpsystem.com) will provide you with a couple of unique opportunities: Access to a DISCOUNTED RATE of $125 (instead of $175 full price) Qualify for FULL REIMBURSEMENT of 2020 AHIP Certification Training fees paid after meeting a few key requirements o Must be certified and contracted to se/12020 Al/well/Ascension Complete MA plans o Must have a minimum of 5 new sales with an 1/1/2020 effective date • Qualifying sales must remain active with the plan through 3/31/2020 Reimbursement payout will occur in April 2020 o Must complete 2020 AHIP Training through the Al/well/Ascension Complete Training Site • Or submit a receipt as proof of payment of […]
As a reminder, WellCare’s 2020 Annual Certification Training (ACT) is scheduled to release today, July 9th! Per the certification process, agents are enrolled in ACT once contracting is complete. Completing 2020 ACT will fulfill the ACT requirement to market/sell both 2019 and 2020 WellCare products. Note: In order to market/sell 2019 MeridianCareCare products, agents must complete the 2019 MeridianCare certification requirements through Miramar (Sentinel Elite). Once enrolled, you will receive an enrollment email with subject line SM 2020 ACT – 1099 prompting you to login to WellCare University to complete. Agents have up to three attempts to pass the exam with a minimum score of 85%. After each failed attempt, there is a lock out period of 24 hours before the training can be re-accessed and the mastery exam can be attempted again. Failure to pass the third attempt will result in a suspended […]
UnitedHealthcare remains committed to serving their New Mexico Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in the UnitedHealthcare Special Needs Plans (DSNP) who have entrusted them with their health care needs. UnitedHealthcare has been granted permission from the state to continue to sell our DSNP product in 2020. Agent Role: Maintain business as usual; you can continue to sell UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® Plans (DSNP) to eligible consumers. What you need to know There is no immediate impact to the selling process for UHC DSNPs in New Mexico for the remainder of 2019 and 2020: UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® Plan (H5008-009) UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® Plan (H2228-046) UnitedHealthcare Dual Complete® Plan (H2228-042) If members have questions, they can call the customer service number on the back of their ID card.