Medicare Connections News

Medicare Connections News | September 10th

  • Thank You
  • 5 ways to get the most out of the Medicare Connections Conference
  • Horizon Medicare Supp webinar
  • Gateway Health Plan | 2020 AEP Kickoff Meetings
  • UPMC for Life 2020 Kick Off SAVE THE DATE
  • Medicare Offerings Video Archives
  • 2020 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Manhattan Life | Rate Adjustment in VIRGINIA
  • EnvisionRxPlus | Learn How You Can Give Your Clients More: Offer the Largest Pharmacy Network
  • United Healthcare's Eastern PA 2020 Products, Benefits, and Expansion Presentations!!! Register Today!!
  • Discover Humana’s Prescription Drug Plans. Sign up for the webinar
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | September 3rd
  • Medico announces agreement with AARP
  • Aetna | Pre-order 2020 enrollment kits | FREE SilverScript® PDP webinar | 2020 AEP marketing catalog
  • Geisinger Health Plan | You're invited to our first ever broker summit!
  • Aetna Value Based Enrollment (VBE)
  • WellCare | NEW! Single Sign-On Portal for Agents
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | August 20th
  • Some Medicaid, Medicare Rules Suspended Due to Hurricane Dorian
  • CMS gets new powers to go after Medicare, Medicaid fraudsters
  • US judge approves CVS purchase of insurer Aetna
  • Medicare Advantage Payment Cuts Did Not Affect Member Care Access
  • How to help clients navigate the Medicare maze
  • Risk-adjustment proposal could hurt Medicare Advantage
  • Medicare's New Plan Finder Could Boost Insurers' Advantage Enrollment
  • Education on Medicare is lacking among the general public, survey finds
  • Medicare Part D Premiums Continue to Decrease, CMS Says
  • CMS NEWS: Medicare Plan Finder Gets an Upgrade for the First Time in a Decade
  • Aetna | New bonus programs for August and September
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Made in the Shade Bonus
  • Liberty Bankers | The Incentive Sent from Odin, Himself!
  • Stars, Stripes, and Savings from Kramer Direct
  • Increase your AEP Medicare sales
  • URL's 2020 President's Club

Medicare Connections News | August 20th

  • 9/4 2020 AEP Medicare Connections Conference
  • Increase your AEP Medicare sales
  • URL's 2020 President's Club
  • 5 ways to get the most out of the Medicare Connections Conference
  • Gateway Health Plan | 2020 AEP Kickoff Meetings
  • Highmark Update: Join Highmark's Senior Markets Team to Prepare for Medicare AEP
  • UPMC for Life 2020 Kick Off SAVE THE DATE
  • Medicare Offerings Video Archives
  • 2020 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Clarification on Lumico's Underwriting Process
  • Transamerica Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rate Changes
  • Excellus Medicare Broker News Vol. 1 No. 3: AEP Materials Pre-Orders | Miramar:Agent Reminder | Annual Notice Of Change Mailing
  • Community HealthChoices Meetings
  • GTL Attention Pennsylvania Agents | Renewal Fee Reminder
  • Allwell Broker Breakfast on September 9th
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | August 6th
  • Aetna | New bonus programs for August and September
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Made in the Shade Bonus
  • Liberty Bankers | The Incentive Sent from Odin, Himself!
  • New Era | March Senior Mkt Incentive News - Summer Cash Bonus Starts Today!
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • Medicare spending on essential medicines up 116 percent from 2011 to 2015
  • Stars, Stripes, and Savings from Kramer Direct

Medicare Connections News | August 6th

  • 9/4 2020 AEP Medicare Connections Conference
  • Increase your AEP Medicare sales
  • URL's 2020 President's Club
  • 5 ways to get the most out of the Medicare Connections Conference
  • Gateway Health Plan | 2020 AEP Kickoff Meetings
  • Highmark Update: Join Highmark's Senior Markets Team to Prepare for Medicare AEP
  • UPMC for Life 2020 Kick Off SAVE THE DATE
  • Medicare Offerings Video Archives
  • 2020 Certifications & Benefit Previews
  • Humana | AEP MEETING REGISTRATION & Additional Info
  • Manhattan Life - Discontinuance of New Sales in Pennsylvania for MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT ONLY!
  • GTL | Competitive Med Supp rates from a highly rated company!
  • WellCare | EXCITING NEWS! 2020 PDP Agents' First Look Release!
  • New Hire Announcements at CBC
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | July 30
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | July 23
  • GHP Weekly Bulletin | July 16th
  • JarvisWRAP for July 12, 2019
  • Aetna | New bonus programs for August and September
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Made in the Shade Bonus
  • Liberty Bankers | The Incentive Sent from Odin, Himself!
  • New Era | March Senior Mkt Incentive News - Summer Cash Bonus Starts Today!
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • Should disabled Americans drop Medicare for employer insurance?
  • Survey: As Medicare population booms, MA plans eye growth opportunities
  • Genetic-testing scam targets seniors and rips off Medicare
  • Medicare Part D Premiums Continue to Decrease, CMS Says
  • Cigna Plans Big Medicare Advantage Expansion
  • Bill to improve health savings accounts for Medicare users comes with a big downside
  • CMS tees up Medicare Plan Finder update amid usability concerns: GAO
  • New Report Examines Medicare Advantage Supplemental Benefit Policies
  • Trump administration rejects Utah request for partial Medicaid funding
  • Medicare paid $26B for drugs that didn't make cut in Australia, Canada, UK
  • Hospices Would Bill Medicare Part B Under Primary Care First
  • Exclusive: White House preparing order that would cut drug prices for Medicare: sources
  • Medicare is not offering DNA testing kits, feds say
  • Medicare going in ‘right direction’ on opioid epidemic, federal report finds
  • CMS Proposes to cover Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain for Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in approved studies
  • CVS expanding HealthHUBS to Boston, Dallas next year — targets cities with chronic disease
  • CMS Proposes Elimination of RAPs, $250 Million Medicare Payment Increase
  • CMS proposes new approach to monitoring protections for Medicaid beneficiaries
  • Stars, Stripes, and Savings from Kramer Direct

Medicare Connections News | July 9th

  • Community Health Choices 101
  • 7/17 Orion Referral Awareness Month: Agent Panel
  • 7/24 Orion Referral Awareness Month: Live Q&A with URL Orion Sales Agents
  • Medicare Offerings Video Archives
  • UnitedHealthcare | Certifications Now Open
  • Highmark | 2020 AHIP Training is Now Available!
  • Thrivent | Medicare Supplement OOC Update
  • Humana | What you need to know about ordering 2020 sales materials
  • Attention: Envision's New Business Process
  • GTL | New Infographic | Why Cancer Insurance and Genomic Sequencing?
  • Excellus | Medicare Broker News Vol. 1 No. 1: Your New Monthly Newsletter | Save The Dates | Blue Cross Blue Shield National Campaign
  • Highmark | New Contract Reached with Uniontown Hospital
  • Highmark Update: Highmark and UPMC 10-year Contract; Highmark Inc. and VSP Global Announce Definitive Agreement to Purchase Visionworks of America, Inc.
  • Highmark | Pennsylvania Attorney General Announced Highmark/UPMC Future Relationship
  • Highmark-insured seniors who use UPMC could get another chance to switch plans
  • Highmark Medigap Blue 24/7 Nurse Assistance Hotline: Open to Learn More!
  • New Podcast Episode: Humana Medicare Supplement Plans are the Next Big Thing
  • Aetna | Expanding HealthHUB® locations at CVS Pharmacy®
  • Aetna | Your new agent services phone number [eBulletin June 3, 2019]
  • Trump Administration Approves Two New State Medicaid Demonstrations to Treat Substance Use Disorders and Combat National Opioid Epidemic
  • NEW June CMS National Training Program Update
  • CMS Blog: When It Comes To Our Health – Every Second Counts
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Made in the Shade Bonus
  • Liberty Bankers | The Incentive Sent from Odin, Himself!
  • New Era | March Senior Mkt Incentive News - Summer Cash Bonus Starts Today!
  • Mutual of Omaha First Quarter 2019 Broker Bonus Program
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • Social Security Welcomes its New Commissioner
  • Senate Finance leaders in talks on deal to limit drug price increases
  • Nursing home costs in the U.S. are rising even faster than health care
  • ‘Medicare For All’ Emerges As Early Divide In First Democratic Debate
  • MedPAC: End 'Incident To' Billing for NPs, PAs
  • CMS proposes update to e-prescribing standards: 6 things to know
  • AHIP Warns Congress of High Costs Tied to Provider Consolidation
  • Healthcare financial burden heavier for women, analysis finds
  • First major 'Medicare for All' hearing sharpens attacks on both sides
  • NATIONAL CONFERENCES ON MEDICARE, MEDICAID & DUAL ELIGIBLES
  • Democratic White House hopefuls push to expand health care in US territories
  • Traveling abroad this summer? Read this first.
  • Research Shows Patients with Medicaid Have Greater Access to Preventive Care
  • Cigna partners with VA to tackle opioid misuse among veterans
  • ANTHEM EXPANDS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OPTIONS WITH BEACON PURCHASE
  • 11 hospitals closed so far this year — here's why
  • Social Security Error Jeopardizes Medicare Coverage For 250,000 Seniors
  • Stars, Stripes, and Savings from Kramer Direct
  • July is Orion Referral Awareness Month
  • URL's 2020 President's Club

Medicare Connections News | June 4th

  • Help your clients reduce prescription over-spending
  • Thrivent | The Generosity Movement Update
  • Highmark Delaware Medigap Updates
  • Highmark Pennsylvania Medigap Updates
  • Highmark West Virginia Medigap Updates
  • New features added to Aetna Quote & Enroll [eBulletin May 20, 2019]
  • JarvisWRAP for May 17, 2019
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Agents! Rate Updates for the state of Pennsylvania
  • Aetna | The Attain by AetnaSM app is officially live in the Apple App Store®!
  • Gateway Health | Speeding Up Your Success
  • Americo | Important Medicare Supplement Updates
  • Aetna | 3 ways to prep for new contracting tool | DSNP marketing materials | How to stay compliant | CVS Caremark® Mail Service Pharmacy
  • Aetna | Heads up: Action required by members who use SSA/RRB premium withhold option
  • JarvisWRAP for May 10, 2019
  • CMS BLOG: Putting our Rethinking Rural Health Strategy into Action
  • Humana Plan Year 2020 Certification and Recertification Details Announced!
  • Highmark May Update: SEP Opportunities; Stroke Awareness Month
  • Thrivent | Your Agent Monthly Newsletter
  • GTL | The Growing Concern about Out-of-Pocket Medical Expenses
  • Medicare Offerings Video Archives
  • CMS Modernizes Care for Frail, Elderly Individuals Enrolled in PACE
  • CMS Takes Action to Lower Prescription Drug Prices and Increase Transparency
  • CMS Streamlines Medicaid Review Process and Reduces Approval Times so States Can More Effectively Manage Their Programs
  • Provide Feedback on Proposed Changes to the Promoting Interoperability Programs
  • Liberty Bankers Life | Made in the Shade Bonus
  • Liberty Bankers | The Incentive Sent from Odin, Himself!
  • New Era | March Senior Mkt Incentive News - Summer Cash Bonus Starts Today!
  • Mutual of Omaha First Quarter 2019 Broker Bonus Program
  • We bring you Thrivent's Agent Incentive Program!
  • Most Medicare Dual-Eligibles See Social Determinants of Health
  • A Secret to Better Health Care
  • As Trump Battles Congress, U.S. Drug Spending To Eclipse $370B
  • Though 'Donut Hole' Is Shrinking, Medicare Drug Costs Are Rising: Study
  • PAYERS, PROVIDERS BUTT HEADS ON SURPRISE BILLING SOLUTIONS
  • CBO: Medicare for All gives 'many more' coverage but 'potentially disruptive'
  • 10 healthiest, unhealthiest states for seniors
  • Making Sense of MACRA
  • MEDICARE ADVANTAGE DUAL ELIGIBLES HAVE FEWER ER VISITS THAN THOSE UNDER FFS
  • The Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Hardship Exception Application for Eligible Hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals is Now Available
  • Geisinger Health Plan Weekly Bulletin
  • ‘Medicare for All’ Could Kill Two Million Jobs, and That’s O.K.
  • URL's 2020 President's Club