Integrity Marketing Group Welcomes Strategic Growth Investment Harvest Partners Joins HGGC and Integrity Management to Accelerate Growth of Senior Market Leader DALLAS, PALO ALTO, Calif., and NEW YORK – August 28, 2019 – Integrity Marketing Group (“Integrity”), the nation’s largest independent distributor of life and health insurance products to the Senior Market, today announced it received a strategic growth investment from funds managed by Harvest Partners (“Harvest”), a New York-based private equity firm with a 38-year history of investing in middle-market companies. Current investors HGGC and the management team will continue to collectively control a majority equity stake in Integrity. Terms of the private transaction were not disclosed. “We are very excited for Harvest Partners to join the Integrity family as we look to continue our pace of growth after three-straight years of organic and acquisitive expansion,” said Bryan W. […]
Anthem’s Medicare Advantage Network Now Includes OhioHealth! Network strength and security are important factors when your clients shop for a new Medicare plan— and they deserve nothing but the best. That’s why Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is always adding quality providers. You and your clients will both be pleased to know that, as of 9/1/2019, OhioHealth is now part of the Anthem Medicare Advantage network in Ohio. Expanded network = more provider choices for your clients. When clients have the flexibility to choose doctors and facilities that suit their particular health needs and personal preferences, that’s a big win for them and you. Through this new partnership, they’ll get access to the quality, affordable care they’re looking for. Spread the word. Reap the rewards. Anthem’s expanded network demonstrates their ongoing commitment to improving people’s health—and ensuring your […]
It’s now easier than ever to sell Medico Dental insurance Medico makes selling Dental easy by offering you the opportunity to create your very own personalized website. With a custom agent sales site, you can promote Dental plans and provide an easy, online enrollment process. Sign Up Today Calling Medico just got easier! Starting Aug. 30, Medico Agent Services will update its automated phone system to make doing business with us easier. What’s new: When you call Agent Services, you will be prompted to enter the last four numbers of your Social Security number and five-digit ZIP code. By providing this information, the representative knows who is calling and can assist you quicker. How it affects you: You will no longer need to provide your agent number before speaking with an Agent Services representative. For more […]
Cigna is committed to helping customers enjoy a healthy and happy life. That’s why they periodically review their products and make adjustments to ensure they are able to provide the services they need. During their review, Cigna considers 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 October 1, 2019, the following rate adjustments will be implemented for Medicare Supplement policies in the following states: ARLIC Rate Adjustments American Retirement Life Insurance Company (ARLIC) Medicare Supplement insurance plans are experiencing rate adjustments in the following states: 10/1/2019 – Montana 11/1/2019 – Arizona Go to AgentView to preview the ARLIC rate adjustments in each state listed above. Select the state name to review the Outline of Coverage for that state. CHLIC Rate […]
FFM Certification is now available (see below clipped from CMS notice): Marketplace registration and training for plan year 2020 is LIVE! Follow these steps to complete registration and training: Log in to the CMS Enterprise Portal Update your information on your Marketplace Learning Management System (MLMS) agent/broker profile Complete the Marketplace training requirement Read and accept the applicable Marketplace Agreement(s) Print your 2020 Registration Completion Certificate Confirm your registration by using the Registration Completion List Great news for agents completed certification in in 2019! You may be eligible to take a shortened training that fulfills the Marketplace training requirements. Bright Health – accepting credit cards payments: Making a payment has never been easier! Once your client’s application is approved, a credit card payment can be made online in the member portal, the broker portal, or by calling the member service […]
Accident Expense Effective September 1, 2019, Cigna’s Accident Expense plans, insured by Loyal American Life Insurance Company, will no longer be available for sale under your distribution. All Accident Expense applications must be signed no later than August 30, 2019, and received in the office by September 9, 2019. Express App will no longer have the product available as of August 30, 2019. Over the next few weeks, Cigna will be updating their marketing materials to reflect this change. As a reminder, they still offer their popular Accident Treatment product. Visit AgentView to view all of the Accident Treatment product material. ARLIC Availability Effective September 3, 2019, GA, IL, MD, OH, OK, SD, TX, and WI Medicare supplement plans will only be available through Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (CHLIC). Medicare supplement plans insured by American Retirement Life Insurance Company (ARLIC), […]
MyNGLIC.com Training and Resources National Guardian Life has redesigned the Marketing and Training pages at MyNGLIC.com. This new site has all the same great features and content that the previous MyNGLIC.com pages had, but with an easier to use design. They will continue to release these updates as they are available. Give feedback on our supplies site NGL is interested to hear what you think of their new supplies site. What do you think about it overall? What ideas do you have to make it better? Do you find it easy to use? Please take a couple of minutes to share your feedback and help improve your experience by clicking the link below: http://go.nglic.com/e/50832/r-7R262HH/c9wxh3/877990994?h=kyZiSUZ2ZXtXjPBicO6TLTRLKe_VVQdCZNN8d6F6gLo Lack of production (LOP) is underway You only need to write one piece of business to stay active as an NGL agent! LOP is our […]
Lumico received approval for a rate adjustment in Arkansas, effective October 1, 2019. Any application dated on or after September 1, 2019 requesting a policy effective date before October 1, 2019 will receive the current rates. Any application dated on or after September 1, 2019 requesting a policy effective date of October 1, 2019 or after will receive the new rates. Lumico Rate Adjustment State Plan A Plan F Plan G Plan N Arkansas 6.0% 6.0% 6.0% 6.0% Click “here” for a copy of the new rates. To order or download additional supplies, simply visit www.aimc.net and log in to your my.aimc.net account. Should you have any questions, contact your immediate upline, log in to your my.aimc.net account and click “Live Chat”, or call the marketing department at 855-972-2782.
Starting August 30, 2019, GWIC Agent Services will update its automated phone system to make doing business with Great Western Insurance Company easier. What is changing: When you call Agent Services, you will be prompted to enter the last four numbers of your Social Security number and five-digit ZIP code. By providing this information, the representative knows who is calling and can assist you quicker. How it affects you: You will no longer need to provide your agent number before speaking with an Agent Services representative. For more information: If you have questions about this update, please contact Agent Services at (800) 733-5454. Visit MyNavigator to view detailed reports, policyholder information, and commission statements.