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June 5, 2020 | The Friday Five

June 5, 2020 | The Friday Five

June 5, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for June 5, 2020:

  • Getting Back to Preventive Care - What it looks like
  • CVS partners with Nuro
  • Google Sued for $5 Billion
  • Save the Dates - Ritter Summits Coming Soon
  • New Medicare Advantage Sales eBook Available
 
Mentioned in this episode:

CVS Pharmacy partners with Nuro to test self-driving vehicle prescription delivery

Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video in June 2020

Google sued for $5 billion over alleged privacy violations: report

Is It Safe Yet To Get Your Physical Or A Dental Checkup?

National Doughnut Day 2020: Where to get free doughnuts

Ritter’s Medicare Advantage eBook – The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

 

Save the Date for Ritter’s Summits!

Garden City, NY – August 25, 2020

Philadelphia, PA – August 26, 2020

Central PA – August 27, 2020

 

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May 29, 2020 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for May 29, 2020: CMS Releases Final Rule for Medicare Advantage & Part D 2021; Telehealth on the rise with consumers; CMS Announces Part D Senior Savings Model featuring affordable insulin; Apple and Google Contact Tracing API; Kaiser Permanente releases Covid-19 Playbook

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

Want to build a successful downline for your insurance business? Don’t miss our best practices for recruiting agents to your agency! And be sure to check out the show notes for a link to grab your copy of our eBook – Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started.

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

Prepare for AEP with the Agent Survival Guide! The Annual Enrollment Period will be here before we know it! Use our checklist to plan ahead, and you'll be "ready-to-sell" with plenty of time to spare.

How to Add Technology to Your Insurance Business

Need to bring technology into your business? Not sure where to begin? Start by listening to this episode! We’ll help you revamp your insurance sales process.

The Best Software for Tracking Your Medicare Commissions

How do you track your Medicare commissions? Want a better solution? Listen to this episode of our ASG Podcast for suggestions on tracking (and troubleshooting!) your hard-earned insurance commissions.

 

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How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

Ritter has everything you need to know about 2021 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D initial enrollments. Note: Insurance providers are NOT REQUIRED to pay the maximum commission rate.

Reassuring Clients During Difficult Times

During times of uncertainty, like the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that your clients will look to you for reassurance, and answers. Are you prepared to provide the support they are seeking?

 

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How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

June 4, 2020

 

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Want to build a successful downline for your insurance business? Don’t miss our best practices for recruiting agents to your agency! And be sure to check out the show notes for a link to grab your copy of our eBook – Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Call Ritter Insurance Marketing at 1-800-769-1847

Craigslist

Download the Guide: Developing an Agency: Your Guide to Getting Started

Learn More About Medicareful

LinkedIn

Millennials overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation

Monster

Register with Ritter Insurance Marketing FMO

Rethinking the Extraverted Sales Idea: The Ambivert Advantage

Ritter Insurance Marketing Official Website

Starting Your Own Insurance Agency featuring Craig Ritter and Dave Dietz

Tech Takeaways for Forward Thinking Insurance Agents

The True Cost of A Bad Hire -- It's More That You Think

 

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Guiding Your Agency Through COVID-19

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How to Add Technology to Your Insurance Business

Need to bring technology into your business? Not sure where to begin? Start by listening to this episode! We’ll help you revamp your insurance sales process.

The Best Software for Tracking Your Medicare Commissions

How do you track your Medicare commissions? Want a better solution? Listen to this episode of our ASG Podcast for suggestions on tracking (and troubleshooting!) your hard-earned insurance commissions.

 

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A Review of the Top Medicare Quote Engines for Insurance Agents

An agent selling Medicare products is only as good as the Medicare quoting tool they’re using. We’re looking at agents’ top options for fast and reliable Medicare quoting software and what makes them so special.

Ritter Can Help You Stay in Touch with Your Clients

In any type of business, client retention is just as important as taking on new clients. In the insurance world, once a sale is closed, your duty as an agent isn’t over.

Working with New Medicare Clients in Poor Health

When you meet with a new Medicare client who has a serious health condition or a hefty prescription drug history, flexible coverage is key for your client’s health and your book of business.

 

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How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans – FREE Guide

How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans – FREE Guide

June 3, 2020

 

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Get ready to find out what selling Medicare Advantage is all about! Whether you’re already an insurance agent selling Medicare or you’re transitioning to MA sales, we want to help you build your career. Our eBook is packed with information on Medicare Advantage – certification, contracting, sales pitches, cross-selling tips, training, marketing, and more! Wondering who qualifies for MA plans or when you can enroll your clients? We answer those questions, and give you an AEP Ready-to-Sell Checklist, FAQs on AHIP, and info on enrolling clients online with Medicareful. Download your copy of our FREE eBook today!

 

Grab Your FREE Copy - https://www.ritterim.com/medicare-advantage-ebook/

 

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Get the eBook – The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

 

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5 Major Things to Expect in the Medicare Advantage Market for 2020

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Defining the True Value of $0 Premium for Medicare Advantage Plans

There’s more to $0 Premium Medicare Advantage plans than just the premium. Learn about all the costs associated with these popular plans so you can help your senior clients know what to expect when they access their coverage.

Selling Hospital Indemnity Insurance with Medicare Advantage – Is It Worth It?

Pairing hospital indemnity with Medicare Advantage does so much more than generating additional sales. This cross-sale helps shield your clients from the rising costs of a hospital stay. Discover why hospital indemnity could be just the plan your portfolio has been missing!

Understanding Medicare Advantage Enrollment Periods

What are the different Medicare Advantage enrollment periods? How and when do your clients qualify for them? Get the answers to your MA enrollment period questions in this episode of the ASG Podcast!

 

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Ritter Can Help You Stay in Touch with Your Clients

In any type of business, client retention is just as important as taking on new clients. In the insurance world, once a sale is closed, your duty as an agent isn’t over.

 

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The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

June 2, 2020

 

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Prepare for AEP with the Agent Survival Guide! The Annual Enrollment Period will be here before we know it! Use our checklist to plan ahead, and you'll be "ready-to-sell" with plenty of time to spare.

 

Read the text version.

 

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

AHIP Website

Register with RitterIM.com

Ritter’s Carrier Pages

Ritter’s Certification Center

Ritter’s Event Calendar

Sense Success with Dental, Vision, and Hearing Plans

The Advisor Approach: Cross-Selling by Fact-Finding

What is AHIP and Why Do You Need It?

 

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9 Tips to Submitting an Error-Free Application

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Need to help a client look up their Medicare Beneficiary Identifier? What can you do now that the lookup feature on MyMedicare.gov has been phased out? We've got four ways insurance agents can help their Medicare clients in this episode of the ASG Podcast.

How to Get Your Medicare Enrollment Kits on Time

Think it's too soon to get started on AEP Prep? It's not! We're giving agents the inside scoop on how to get enrollment kits and materials from carriers before the AEP rush.

The Best Software for Tracking Your Medicare Commissions

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What Agents Can’t Say During Medicare Sales Appointments

Not sure what you can or can't say during a Medicare sales appointment? CMS has a lot of rules regarding marketing Medicare, but they're not always simple to understand. We sifted through the MCMG to bring you 9 examples of what NOT to say the next time you make a Medicare sales pitch.

 

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Working with New Medicare Clients in Poor Health

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May 29, 2020 | The Friday Five

May 29, 2020 | The Friday Five

May 29, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for May 29, 2020:

  • CMS Releases Final Rule for Medicare Advantage & Part D 2021
  • Telehealth on the rise with consumers
  • CMS Announces Part D Senior Savings Model featuring affordable insulin
  • Apple and Google Contact Tracing API
  • Kaiser Permanente releases Covid-19 Playbook

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

Apple and Google release marks ‘watershed moment’ for contact-tracing apps

Be Prepared to Discuss Medicare Telehealth Coverage This AEP

CMS finalizes plan to allow Medicare Advantage plans to expand telehealth benefits

CMS Final Rule – Medicare Program; Contract Year 2021 Policy and Technical Changes to the Medicare Advantage Program, Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Program, and Medicare Cost Plan Program

ChatableApps – Chatable Universal Hearing Aid

ChatableApps launches its hearing assistance app

Contract Year 2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Final Rule (CMS-4190-F1) Fact Sheet

Coronavirus: First Google/Apple-based contact-tracing app launched

Kaiser Permanente COVID-19 Return to Work Playbook

Most Medicare enrollees could get insulin for $35 a month

President Trump Announces Lower Out of Pocket Insulin Costs for Medicare’s Seniors

Three states will use Apple-Google contact tracing technology for virus tracking apps

Trump Administration Announces Changes to Medicare Advantage and Part D to Provide Better Coverage and Increase Access for Medicare Beneficiaries

Survey: 72% of consumers have changed healthcare use since COVID-19 pandemic

 

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In any type of business, client retention is just as important as taking on new clients. In the insurance world, once a sale is closed, your duty as an agent isn’t over.

 

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