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Plan Past the Passport: Travel Insurance from IMG

May 07, 2018

Medicare

Travel season is here. Students aim to travel abroad to escape the stress of school while professionals vacation to recharge from work. Additionally, executives, missionaries, senior citizens, and others move in and out of the country year-round. For whatever reason one crosses the border, the importance of travel medical insurance cannot be overstated. The Brokerage, Inc. (TBI) provides International Medical Group (IMG) product for agents to ensure their clients are medically insured away from home.

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As AEP's Deadline Nears, Here Is How You Can Finish Strong!

November 28, 2017

Medicare, Medicare Advantage, AEP

As the clock ticks down towards the end of this year’s Annual Election Period, we wanted to share a few more helpful hints and tips that we have received from our agents. By taking these into consideration, you can make sure to finish off AEP strongly!

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Annual Election Period Ends December 7 for PDPs, too!

November 16, 2017

Medicare, PDP

With Medicare's Annual Election Period now halfway over (the deadline is December 7, 2017), we want to share with you some of the questions The Brokerage, Inc. (TBI) team is receiving from our agents. Prescription Drug Plans are often a source of confusion for your clients, and our agents have expressed this again to us during this AEP.  This post might help you understand the importance of your clients taking action during this time to save them money and ensure that your clients are getting the best drug coverage!

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Streamline Your Medicare Sales with Connecture

October 12, 2017

Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Sales

Imagine a world where you could complete a sale with a client who lives in a different city – all from the comfort of your home or office. Imagine a world where you could compare Medicare plans from carriers you are appointed with in one convenient location. Imagine a world where the enrollment process – from start to finish – is 100% online (with no need to use a fax machine). That world is now a reality with Connecture. Connecture is one our latest resources available to our agents to make their lives easier – and their business more successful.

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AEP is Almost Here... Is Your Business Plan Ready?

September 07, 2017

Medicare, Build a Business, AEP

The Annual Election Period (AEP) for Medicare Advantage is right around the corner.  Have you thought about the Business Plan that you put together at the beginning of the year?  How have you done?  Good news is that if you haven’t had a chance to fulfill your goals, there is still time to get started!  I’m going to fill you in on a business plan that has worked for several successful insurance agents in our field.

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The Forgotten SEP Code That Every Agent Should Know

January 20, 2017

CMS, Medicare, Medicare Advantage, SEP, star ratings

Another open enrollment has come and gone.  So selling Medicare plans are over correct?  What if we told you that there is another SEP out there that allows a client to join or switch to a plan that has been awarded the coveted 5 stars by CMS?

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The Gift That Keeps Giving – Special Election Periods

October 21, 2016

Medicare, Medicare Advantage, SEP

While we are now into the Annual Election period for Medicare beneficiaries (AEP runs October 15th through December 7th), and there are still weeks to help beneficiaries with the choices they have in front of them, opportunity does not end with Pearl Harbor Day.  We spoke of planning for other sales opportunities in Planting and Harvesting, but a full range of opportunity awaits us in the Medicare arena as well.

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Highlights of Our September 7 Medicare Kickoff Event

For those of you who may have missed it or who would like a recap, we conducted our Annual Medicare AEP Kickoff event Sept. 7. If you missed out on this event, be sure to check out our calendar on our website by clicking here so you can stay up to date on all of our beneficial meetings and presentations! To hear a short summary from a few of our carrier reps at the event click the links below:

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Planting and Harvesting...Are You Asking One More Question?

September 20, 2016

Medicare, Open Enrollment Period, Leads

“To everything there is a season”, the Book of Ecclesiastes tells us.  And that statement rings particularly true as we approach open enrollment periods for individual health products, for both Medicare and ACA programs.

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National Medicare Education Week is Sept 15-21!  Are your clients asking questions?

I was fortunate enough to attend the UnitedHealthcare (UHC) 2017 Product Rollout meeting a couple weeks ago in Phoenix, AZ.  We learned about so many things, but one topic that I found extremely valuable is National Medicare Education Week!  UnitedHealthcare created this week to help empower people to make informed, confident decisions about their Medicare coverage.  With more than 56 million Americans enrolled in Medicare, the number of people in need of clear information about Medicare is growing.

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