Breathe easy…You can do this, virtually This year’s Annual Enrollment Period will bring opportunities to do business in new ways and help your clients stay connected, even if it’s virtually. Aetna offers everything you need to submit applications and manage your business online. They’ve compiled all these resources into one place to help you during this busy season. Save this site: Your AEP resources How to sell virtually You can get quotes straight from your phone using the Quotes of the Go mobile app. Just search your device’s app store for “Quotes on the Go.” Before you submit an application, view your profile to make sure you’re ready to sell in your state. When you’re ready to submit your applications, just head over to Aetna Quote & Enroll, the online enrollment tool (E-App). You’ll have multiple signature options, including the updated […]
Please join us tomorrow for a UPMC Press Briefing UPMC leaders will share their expertise regarding the coming cold and flu season and its intersection with COVID-19. They also will discuss ongoing preparedness efforts, masking and vaccines. Participants are: Donald Yealy, M.D., UPMC senior medical director and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh. Graham Snyder, M.D., M.S., medical director of infection prevention and hospital epidemiology at UPMC. David A. Nace, M.D., M.P.H., chief medical officer, UPMC Senior Communities and clinical chief of geriatric medicine at Pitt. You can view the press conference at 12:00PM at link: https://bcove.video/3b1wrHf If you are unable to join, UPMC will post the recorded briefing to Producer Online.
You’re invited to a COVID-19 Drug Development Webinar WHAT: Leaders from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine will share a scientific breakthrough that is a major step toward a potential drug to treat and prevent COVID-19 and will take questions from registered media. WHY: UPMC is committed to providing timely, accurate information to the communities we serve. The press conference can be viewed live online at this link: https://bcove.video/3b1wrHf WHO: Steven Shapiro, M.D., chief medical and scientific officer, UPMC. John Mellors, M.D., chief of infectious diseases, UPMC and Pitt; Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Endowed Chair for Global Elimination of HIV and AIDS, Pitt. Dimiter Dimitrov, Ph.D., director, Center for Antibody Therapeutics, Pitt. WHEN: Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. 2:00 p.m. – Presentation begins. If you’re unable to join, the recorded press briefing will be posted to Producer OnLine.
SureBridge Policies Suspended For COVID-19 Premium Relief Due to Covid-19 Premium Relief, there are approximately 2,000 policies that remain suspended as a result of customers contacting Customer Service to request premium relief. An email will be going out to customers this week requesting they contact Customer Service if they would like to reinstate their policy(ies). The normal 45-day guideline will be waived in order to reinstate these policies. Customers will have the option to make payment arrangements in order to repay past premiums. Any policies that remain suspended as of September 18, 2020, will automatically lapse unless they are paid to date or a payment arrangement has been made. Click here to view a sample of the email that customers will receive. Please note, agents cannot contact Customer Service on behalf of the customer to request reinstatement. The request can […]
You’re Invited! Join Gateway for their Next Virtual Discussion: Protecting Yourself from COVID-19 Scams and Fraud According to a recent article from Reuters, U.S. losses from coronavirus-related fraud and identity theft have reached nearly $100 million since the pandemic began in March. As one of the largest states, Pennsylvania is also not surprisingly in the top five states being targeted by these scams.* Knowing what types of threats are out there and how to avoid them is critical to protecting yourself from COVID-19 related scams and fraud. Join the Gateway Health Community Engagement team for our next educational webinar as they explore this topic further and provide some timely guidance. Some of the key aspects they’ll cover include recent scams involving: purchasing essential supplies, price gouging, investments, charity donation requests and CARES Act fraud attempts. The webinar will also highlight […]
Update to NGL’s COVID-19 policies Due the financial constraints the pandemic placed on many customers, NGL’s policy lapse time frame was extended to 120 days and their free look cancellation period to 60 days in March. They’ve been continuously monitoring the situation to ensure they are providing excellent service to customers during these unprecedented times. As of October 1, 2020, NGL will be modifying the temporary extension of the policy lapse from 120 days to 90 days. For now they will maintain the extension of their lapse timing of 90 days, but at some point this will return to the standard 60 days. Please note that the lapse date and corresponding chargeback, if any, is based on the paid to date of the policy. Click here for a copy of the letter being mailed on September 1, 2020 to policyholders who […]
Get the latest updates on COVID-19. Learn More WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK? Are Your Members Seeing the Right Doctor? Now, You Can Help. Great news: there is an easier way to have those crucial conversations about trusted, high-quality doctors in your area. With Humana’s Care Highlight™ Program and Find a Doctor Tool, you can provide more than the right health plan. You can help deliver the right health care. Start with this webinar on Wednesday, August 12th at 12:00pm EST. Register Now In-field training is getting the at-home treatment. Prepare for the upcoming selling season at the first-ever virtual AEP Academy. Get ready for an online event unlike any other, packed full of local plan details, compliance updates, networking opportunities and presentations from Humana leadership. Register for your event by clicking the links below. Southeast Region | August 17th Southwest […]
Learn the ins and outs of the guarantee issue policy underwriting process It’s important for you to understand Medico’s underwriting guidelines as they pertain to your clients. Knowing whether an applicant will pass underwriting or not will save you time and protect your client relationships. You can learn directly from our underwriting leaders about certain conditions and how applications are approved in tomorrow’s “Ask and Underwriter” webinar. This webinar is offered quarterly and is an essential course if you’re a new agent or just want a refresher. This quarter’s presentation will focus on guarantee issue (GI) policies for continuously covered individuals. View the complete list of upcoming webinars. Q3 agent incentive check-in Have you benefitted from Medico’s third quarter agent incentive, Summer Cash Splash? This quarter’s incentive is based on qualified First Diagnosis Cancer and Dental applications submitted between […]
Topic: UHC WPA 2021 Sizzle Session Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Time: 9:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) ——————————————————- To register for this session ——————————————————- Go to https://uhc.webex.com/uhc/k2/j.php?MTID=t39feca8fce279e12837b28917aba74ae and register. Once the host approves your registration, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the session. Note: If you have already registered for this session, you do not need to register again. ——————————————————- For assistance ——————————————————- You can contact Jessica Rathbone-Davila at: email@example.com
WHAT’S NEW THIS WEEK? In-field training is getting the at-home treatment. Prepare for the upcoming selling season at the first-ever virtual AEP Academy. Get ready for an online event unlike any other, packed full of local plan details, compliance updates, networking opportunities and presentations from Humana leadership. Register for your event by clicking the links below. Northwest Region | August 4th Northeast Region | August 6th Southeast Region | August 17th Southwest Region | August 18th Are Your Members Seeing the Right Doctor? Now, You Can Help. Great news: there is an easier way to have those crucial conversations about trusted, high-quality doctors in your area. With Humana’s Care Highlight™ Program and Physician Finder Plus Tool, you can provide more than the right health plan. You can help deliver the right health care. Start with this webinar on […]