It’s easy to sell Medico Dental! Selling Medico’s dental insurance portfolio is now easier than ever with a Custom Agent Sales Site! Promote your website with pre-approved marketing messages. Clients can then review the plan options and apply for coverage. After the application is submitted, a confirmation email is sent to you and the applicant. You receive full commission for the sale. Set up your Custom Agent Sales Site today! Webinar: Medicare supplement Have you ever wondered about the growing opportunity for Medicare supplements in the senior market? Find ways to help your client save on their monthly premium. Not all Medicare supplement carriers are the same; it’s important for you to do business with a company that focuses on the well-being and satisfaction of your clients. Tuesday, February 20 at 10:00-11:00 a.m. Central Time CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Easy Choice, a WellCare Company, Named Health Plan of the Year Each year, Wellcare recognizes the top-performing Medicare market within the company through the Health Plan of the Year Award. Winners are selected based on the following criteria for the prior year: Net income Premium Growth Quality Demonstration of WellCare’s core values This year’s winner is Easy Choice Health Plan! The California market has truly made a commitment to driving quality care and services to members and the community. Congratulations to Easy Choice Health Plan! 2018 Flu Prevention The flu (influenza) or similar conditions are viruses that spread from one person to another when an infected individual coughs or sneezes. This year, the flu has affected many and several severe cases have been reported. Germs can live for many hours on surfaces making them highly contagious. Flu symptoms may […]
Premium change for CHLIC Medicare Supplement in Arizona Cigna is committed to helping customers enjoy a healthy and happy life. That’s why they periodically review premiums and make adjustments to ensure they are able to provide the products and services customers need. During this review, they consider trends in healthcare costs, the product purchased and medical claims for similar policies in a given area. Sometimes they have to increase premiums to maintain the level of service and support policyholders expect. Starting April 1, 2018, Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (CHLIC) will implement the following rate adjustments for Medicare Supplement in Arizona: 3.5% increase on Plans G, HD F, N 9.9% increase on Plans A & F Cigna understands that an increase in premiums can be a concern for seniors, many of whom are on a fixed budget. They are notifying […]
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Please note that Medico will be closed next Monday, February 19, for President’s Day. Email system to be down this weekend The Medico email system will be down for scheduled maintenance beginning Friday, February 16 at 5:00. They expect system unavailability to last about 24 hours (through Saturday evening). Please do not send emails to Medico during this time; if you do, they may be returned to you as undeliverable. (If this occurs, just resend on Monday, February 19.) Medico appreciates your patience during this system improvement. Complete Medico’s survey TODAY for a chance to will a $100 Amazon gift card. When you do business with Medico, you’re not just working with a carrier that has a proven track record in providing quality insurance solutions since 1930, you’re working with a carrier that puts YOU first! That’s why Medico wants to hear from you. […]
“The new year continues to offer big opportunities for telemedicine and digital health companies, and one of the most notable developments is CMS’ decision to reimburse providers for remote patient monitoring (RPM). Effective the Medicare program will January 1, 2018, the Medicare program will pay providers for RPM services billed under CPT code 99091. The service is currently defined as the “collection and interpretation of physiologic data (e.g., ECG, blood pressure, glucose monitoring) digitally stored and/or transmitted by the patient and/or caregiver to the physician or other qualified health care professional, qualified by education, training, licensure/regulation (when applicable) requiring a minimum of 30 minutes of time.” Read More at the National Law Review
As previously communicated, Wellcare is ready to invite you to Agent Connect, their new self-service portal. Thursday, 2/15: All agents will be enrolled into SM 2018 Agent Connect training in WellCare University. Although this training is not mandatory, Wellcare strongly encourages participation so you can effectively utilize your portal. Friday, 2/16: Agents will receive two welcome emails for registration to the following systems: Agent Connect: new portal containing live data related to your certifications, commissions, licenses, application submission, book of business and more Agent Workflow: self-service tool within Agent Connect for making changes to your name, address(s), commission/hierarchy assignment and license(s)
Affinity Medical Center located at 875 8th St NE, Massillon, OH 44646 will be closing, effective Feb. 11, 2018. Member information Impacted members will receive a letter the week of Feb. 12. Emergency Care As a reminder, emergency care is covered wherever and whenever a member needs it. Your role UnitedHealthcare offers a broad network of hospitals in the area including the following local hospitals and medical centers: Aultman Hospital 260 6th St. SW Canton, OH 44710 Mercy Medical Center 1320 Mercy Drive Northwest Canton, OH 44708 Encourage members to call the customer service number on the back of their health plan ID card if they have additional questions about alternative medical centers.
Reminder: Medico wants to hear from you! Complete their survey for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card. Bridge the gap with STRC! Show Medico’s Short Term Recovery Care insurance to your clients who aren’t covered by Medicare but worry about the cost of temporary confinement situations (of less than one year). They can choose from 0-,15-, or 30-day elimination periods to get the coverage they need for illness or injury, including: Home health care Nursing facility, adult day care or hospice stays Knee or hip replacements Read more about the STRC policy here. Webinar: Short Term Recovery Care If you aren’t talking to your clients about the importance of Short Term Recovery Care, someone else will. It’s gaining popularity in the senior market because individuals can’t rely on Medicare alone to pay for skilled nursing or home health care. You will be surprised […]
Check out the new Journey Handbook for MAPD members There’s an exciting new resource to help Aetna and Coventry MAPD members make the most of their plan in 2018 – Introducing the new 2018 Journey Handbook. Inside this handbook, MAPD members can find information about: Getting started How to contact Aetna Member tools Resources For Living How to find a PCP Behavioral health Urgent care vs ER Finding a pharmacy Aetna Rx Home Delivery Aetna Specialty Pharmacy Why tiers matter How to read a formulary Understanding drug payment stages Healthy home visits Case management services Medicare diabetes prevention program Medication therapy management OneTouch® diabetes supplies Check out what they look like using the links below. Aetna MAPD handbook (English) Aetna MAPD handbook (Spanish) Coventry MAPD handbook (English) Coventry MAPD handbook (Spanish) This month, approximately 700,000 Aetna and Coventry MAPD members will […]