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9 Tips to Submitting an Error-Free Application

9 Tips to Submitting an Error-Free Application

April 13, 2021

 

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Avoid commissions and coverage delays on your Medicare applications! The secret? Writing clean applications that won’t get flagged during the submissions process – and we’ve done the research for you! Use the 9 helpful tips we outline in this episode to start writing cleaner applications!

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Learn more about the Medicareful Program

What to Know About SOAs in Senior Market Sales

 

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How to Follow Up With Medicare Clients Compliantly

Think your job as an agent is complete after the sale? Not so fast. We whole-heartedly believe that the fortune is found in the follow-up! If you’re not sure how to follow up with your clients, listening to this episode is a great place to start.

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How do insurance agents get Medicare leads? Find out in this episode of our ASG Podcast. We outline the best practices to help you stay compliant.

 

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3 Fun Ways to Boost Your Cooking Creativity

Want to take your home cooking to the next level, but don't know how? Here are three challenges that will boost your kitchen creativity and give you hands-on lessons that are fun and inspiring.

Does Medicare Cover Podiatry Services?

Podiatry is a specialty in the medical field that many of us don't often think about. But, what if you have bunions or a foot injury? Does Medicare cover podiatry and foot care?

The Benefits of Unplugging

Our lives have become even more connected to the digital world, and for good reason. But, there are benefits to unplugging sometimes.

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

A Quick Guide to Cross-Selling Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started

How to Host a Successful Medicare Educational Event

Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Final Expense Insurance

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Supplements

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Started in Insurance Sales

 

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Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society Life Insurance

Within the world of insurance there are fraternal benefit societies. If you’re not familiar with these groups, there are untapped benefits for you and your clients that go way beyond insurance coverage and commissions!

Ritter’s Quest for Cash Is Here for 2021!

For 2021, Ritter’s hosting a Quest for Cash Medicare Supplement production incentive! We’re happy to say that you can expect some awesome prizes throughout the year!

Why Insurance Agents Fail (& How Not To!)

There are many reasons why insurance agents may “fail” or not be as successful as they originally set out to be. Let’s discuss some of those obstacles, and how to overcome them!

 

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April 9, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 9, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 9, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for April 9, 2021:

  • AHIP Revamping Training Site
  • President Biden Moves Up Vaccine Deadline
  • Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot Update
  • Managing Mental Health & Wellness
  • New Spotify Features

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

AHIP Marketing MA + FWA Training Site

Biden Says All Adults Will Be Vaccine Eligible By April 19

CMS Updates Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot

Do We Even Know How To Socialize Anymore?

‘Hey Spotify’ in-app virtual assistant now rolling out on iPhone

How To Do A Mental Health Day Right

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

NPR’s COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker

Preliminary Medicare COVID-19 Data Snapshot

Spotify leaks another look at the Car Thing, this time from within its own app

 

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April 2, 2021 | The Friday Five

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How to Follow Up with Medicare Clients Compliantly

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Ways to Get Medicare Leads

How do insurance agents get Medicare leads? Find out in this episode of our ASG Podcast. We outline the best practices to help you stay compliant.

Why Client Retention Should Be Your Top Priority

Discover how to keep existing clients coming back for more. We talk strategy and give you practical steps you can easily implement in your own insurance business.

Why College Grads Are Choosing to Become Insurance Agents

Graduating college soon? Looking for a career change? Becoming an independent insurance agent can give you the flexibility and financial stability you're looking for!

 

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Simple Exercises for a Rainy Day

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The Benefits of Unplugging

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What is the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback?

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Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society Life Insurance

Within the world of insurance there are fraternal benefit societies. If you’re not familiar with these groups, there are untapped benefits for you and your clients that go way beyond insurance coverage and commissions!

Ritter’s Quest for Cash Is Here for 2021!

For 2021, Ritter’s hosting a Quest for Cash Medicare Supplement production incentive! We’re happy to say that you can expect some awesome prizes throughout the year!

Why Insurance Agents Fail (& How Not To!)

There are many reasons why insurance agents may “fail” or not be as successful as they originally set out to be. Let’s discuss some of those obstacles, and how to overcome them!

 

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4 Perks of Partnering with an FMO

4 Perks of Partnering with an FMO

April 8, 2021

 

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What is a field marketing organization? Why should insurance agents partner with an FMO? If you've been debating joining an FMO, you don't want to miss this episode!  

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Great Insurance Agent?

Five Tips for the Part-Time Agent

How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

Ritter Insurance Marketing Official Site

Selling Medicare Products – Why It’s Definitely Worth Your While

The Benefits of Joining a Top Insurance FMO

What is a Captive Agent?

What is an Independent Agent?

Why Now is the Time to Start Selling Insurance

 

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FMO vs. IMO vs. NMO vs. MGA vs. GA – What’s the Difference?

We've got a lot of jargon to keep up with in the insurance industry. In this episode, we're going to unpack the acronyms for the types of individuals and organizations that exist in the industry to help you make your some of your business decisions a whole lot easier.

Ready to Join an FMO? 10 Things to Consider

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The Benefits of Healthy Proteins

Proteins are an important part of any meal, but too much can be unhealthy for our hearts. Here's why proteins are so healthy for us and sources of lean protein to incorporate in your diet.

The Physical Toll of Excessive Stress

Being stressed out isn't fun on its own, but when it becomes chronic, stress can have wide-ranging effects on our health. Here's a few of the most well-supported claims.

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Why College Grads Are Choosing to Become Insurance Agents

Why College Grads Are Choosing to Become Insurance Agents

April 6, 2021

 

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Graduating college soon? Looking for a career change? Becoming an independent insurance agent can give you the flexibility and financial stability you're looking for!

 

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2020 Census Will Help Policymakers Prepare for the Incoming Wave of Aging Boomers

3 Advantages of Being an Independent Insurance Agent

A Dozen Facts About Medicare Advantage in 2020

Biggest Industries by Revenue in the US in 2021

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

Get the Details on the Ritter Platform

How Original Medicare Works

National Insurance Producer Registry

Occupational Outlook Handbook – Insurance Sales Agent

Ready to Join an FMO? 10 Things to Consider

Selling Medicare Products – Why It’s Definitely Worth Your While

Your Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Started in Insurance Sales

What is Medicareful? Learn more about this tool for insurance agents!

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The Complete Guide on How to Sell Final Expense Insurance

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The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Supplements

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

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Cookbooks vs. Cooking Books: What's the Difference?

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Looking for ways seniors can save on their groceries each month? With a little planning, skill, and flexibility, you can make a sizable dent in your grocery bill!

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Why Insurance Agents Fail (& How Not To!)

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When selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement policies, it’s important to remember that More than Medicare products are the missing pieces of the puzzle.

Medicare Advantage Trial Rights Explained for Agents

If you have a client who enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan but wants to go (back) to Original Medicare, they may qualify for a Medicare Advantage trial right! This would allow them to update their coverage outside of the Annual Enrollment Period.

 

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April 2, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 2, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 2, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for April 2, 2021:

  • COVID-19 Vaccine Passports
  • Should I Laminate my Vaccine Card?
  • New Study on Medicare Advantage Beneficiary Savings
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BMA: Medicare Advantage beneficiaries save more money on out-of-pocket costs than Medicare fee-for-service

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February 12, 2021 | The Friday Five

Study: Medicare Advantage Saves Beneficiaries $1,640 Year, Delivering 40% Lower Cost-Burden than Traditional Medicare

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Ways to Get Medicare Leads

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Cooking for Beginners: More Frequently Asked Questions (& Their Answers!)

We're here to answer more of your cooking questions, from the best way to thaw food to why food sticks to your nonstick pan!

Does Medicare Cover Podiatry Services?

Podiatry is a specialty in the medical field that many of us don't often think about. But, what if you have bunions or a foot injury? Does Medicare cover podiatry and foot care?

Simple Exercises for a Rainy Day

You want to get fit for the summer, but it's ugly outside and you're stuck inside. Don't fret! We've got an effective HIIT workout using simple exercises for a rainy day.

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


Ritter’s Quest for Cash Is Here for 2021!

For 2021, Ritter’s hosting a Quest for Cash Medicare Supplement production incentive! We’re happy to say that you can expect some awesome prizes throughout the year!

Why Insurance Agents Fail (& How Not To)

There are many reasons why insurance agents may “fail” or not be as successful as they originally set out to be. Let’s discuss some of those obstacles, and how to overcome them!

Medicare Advantage Trial Rights Explained for Agents

If you have a client who enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan but wants to go (back) to Original Medicare, they may qualify for a Medicare Advantage trial right! This would allow them to update their coverage outside of the Annual Enrollment Period.

 

Subscribe & Follow:

 

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