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Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

October 22, 2020

 

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Ready to hold a Medicare sales event? Check out this updated episode! You'll learn best practices for planning, promoting, and presenting your sales event while staying compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines!

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

3 Easy Ways to Build Your Insurance Sales Territory

CMS 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

CMS Memo [8/16/2019]: Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

How You Can Sell Insurance In Your State During COVID-19

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

 

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Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Need a recap on Medicare compliance this AEP? We break down the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines for insurance agents, including new compliance rules for 2021. We’ll go over what’s allowed — and what’s not — in this updated episode of the ASG Podcast.

Insurance Agents & CMS Compliance | Social Media 101

Stay compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines — even while on social media. We outline the best practices for insurance agents to follow while using social media.

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and Part D industry for 2021! Learn about the improvements coming to these plans and how your clients will benefit from these changes!

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and AEP is coming and COVID-19 is still here. What does that mean for your Medicare sales and commissions this year? Learn how to pivot your sales strategy and adapt your business to sell Medicare Advantage, Med Supp, and Medicare Part D Prescription plans compliantly during AEP and the pandemic. We're here to help you do it!

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

Not sure about hosting a Medicare educational event this year? Get the details to make sure you’re compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines! We’ve updated this episode to cover how to plan, promote, and present your next event, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

Staying Compliant Without Compromising Salesmanship

If you're feeling overwhelmed by Medicare compliance, then this episode is one you simply must listen to! We've got three easy ways to stay compliant without having to sacrifice time that could be spent selling. Check out our show notes for a special bonus section with links to our compliance resources.

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Thinking of selling Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2021? This is the year to give it a try! Here’s why.

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

We’re now entering the AEP season, and there’s still an opportunity to contract with competitive plans in your area through Ritter. Agents can view a map of our available carriers and products in your state. 

How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

If you’re considering selling Medicare, you likely want to know how much you can earn from it. We’re covering the basics, including how working with an FMO can affect your commissions, to give you a good idea!

 

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Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

October 21, 2020

 

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Not sure about hosting a Medicare educational event this year? Get the details to make sure you’re compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines! We’ve updated this episode to cover how to plan, promote, and present your next event, even amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Read the text version.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

CMS 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

CMS Memo [8/16/2019]: Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

 

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October 16, 2020 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for October 16, 2020: Medicare Advantage carrier recommendations for 2021, SSA announces COLA for 2021, webinars for insurance agents selling Medicare, ways to quickly relax, and a recap from Apple’s Hi, Speed event.

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Need a recap on Medicare compliance this AEP? We break down the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines for insurance agents, including new compliance rules for 2021. We’ll go over what’s allowed — and what’s not — in this updated episode of the ASG Podcast.

Insurance Agents & CMS Compliance | Social Media 101

Stay compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines — even while on social media. We outline the best practices for insurance agents to follow while using social media.

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and Part D industry for 2021! Learn about the improvements coming to these plans and how your clients will benefit from these changes!

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and AEP is coming and COVID-19 is still here. What does that mean for your Medicare sales and commissions this year? Learn how to pivot your sales strategy and adapt your business to sell Medicare Advantage, Med Supp, and Medicare Part D Prescription plans compliantly during AEP and the pandemic. We're here to help you do it!

Staying Compliant Without Compromising Salesmanship

If you're feeling overwhelmed by Medicare compliance, then this episode is one you simply must listen to! We've got three easy ways to stay compliant without having to sacrifice time that could be spent selling. Check out our show notes for a special bonus section with links to our compliance resources.

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Thinking of selling Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2021? This is the year to give it a try! Here’s why.

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

We’re now entering the AEP season, and there’s still an opportunity to contract with competitive plans in your area through Ritter. Agents can view a map of our available carriers and products in your state. 

How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

If you’re considering selling Medicare, you likely want to know how much you can earn from it. We’re covering the basics, including how working with an FMO can affect your commissions, to give you a good idea!

 

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Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

October 20, 2020

 

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Need a recap on Medicare compliance this AEP? We break down the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines for insurance agents, including new compliance rules for 2021. We’ll go over what’s allowed — and what’s not — in this updated episode of the ASG Podcast.

 

Read the text version.

 

Learn more about Medicareful https://www.ritterim.com/agent-tools/medicareful/

 

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

CMS 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

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

Exciting Changes to the 48-Hour Scope of Appointment Rule

Get Your FREE Medicareful Site!

How to Better Market Yourself

Marketing & Incentives from Ritter Insurance Marketing

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

What’s New in the 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines?

What’s New in the 2020 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines?

What to Know About SOAs in Senior Market Sales

 

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October 16, 2020 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for October 16, 2020: Medicare Advantage carrier recommendations for 2021, SSA announces COLA for 2021, webinars for insurance agents selling Medicare, ways to quickly relax, and a recap from Apple’s Hi, Speed event.

Are Your Medicare Marketing Materials Compliant?

Are you following the rules for marketing Medicare plans? We're sharing the answers to frequently asked compliance questions to help you ensure you stay on good terms with CMS.

Insurance Agents & CMS Compliance | Social Media 101

Stay compliant with the CMS Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines — even while on social media. We outline the best practices for insurance agents to follow while using social media.

Staying Compliant Without Compromising Salesmanship

If you're feeling overwhelmed by Medicare compliance, then this episode is one you simply must listen to! We've got three easy ways to stay compliant without having to sacrifice time that could be spent selling. Check out our show notes for a special bonus section with links to our compliance resources.

Why Go About Your Business in an Ethical Compliant Fashion

Maintaining CMS compliance while selling Medicare is crucial to the success of your insurance business. But why? In this episode, we're answering that question a few different ways as we look at the "why" behind running a compliant insurance agency.

 

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Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Thinking of selling Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2021? This is the year to give it a try! Here’s why.

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

We’re now entering the AEP season, and there’s still an opportunity to contract with competitive plans in your area through Ritter. Agents can view a map of our available carriers and products in your state. 

How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

If you’re considering selling Medicare, you likely want to know how much you can earn from it. We’re covering the basics, including how working with an FMO can affect your commissions, to give you a good idea!

 

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October 16, 2020 | The Friday Five

October 16, 2020 | The Friday Five

October 16, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for October 16, 2020:

  • Medicare Advantage Carrier Recommendations for 2021
  • SSA announces COLA for 2021
  • Webinars for Insurance Agents selling Medicare
  • Ways to Quickly Relax
  • Recap from Apple’s Hi, Speed Event

 

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2021 Social Security Changes (COLA Tables on SSA.gov)

5 Ways to Relax in Under 5 Minutes

Facebook Messenger gets a new logo and a fresh design

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

iPhone 12 with 5G, HomePod Mini and more: Everything apple just announced

Medicareful Affinity Partner Marketing with Jimmy Weber

Medicareful Overview with Jimmy Weber

Ritter Agent Training & Development Webinar Series

Ritter Carrier Map

Ritter Insurance Marketing Events

Social Security COLA Set at 1.3% for 2021

 

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Understanding Medicare Advantage Enrollment Periods

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The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Life as an agent before Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is a flurry of contracting and certifying. But there’s another C that’s even more important: Compliance. It’s not just something to consider during the busy season.

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

We’re now entering the AEP season, and there’s still an opportunity to contract with competitive plans in your area through Ritter. Agents can view a map of our available carriers and products in your state. 

How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

If you’re considering selling Medicare, you likely want to know how much you can earn from it. We’re covering the basics, including how working with an FMO can affect your commissions, to give you a good idea!

 

Subscribe & Follow:

 

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Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

October 15, 2020

 

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Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and Part D industry for 2021! Learn about the improvements coming to these plans and how your clients will benefit from these changes!

 

Read the text version.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

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

7 Powerful Practices for Selling Prescription Drug Plans

CMS MA and Part D Landscape Files

CMS Medicare Advantage and Part D Landscape Fact Sheet (released 9/24/2020)

H.R.34 – 21st Century Cures Act Official Text

Be Prepared to Discuss Medicare Telehealth Coverage This AEP

Carriers and Plans Participating in CMS Model to Save Consumers on Insulin Costs

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

How to Use the New Medicare Plan Finder & FAQs

Medicare Advantage: What Is Changing For Beneficiaries with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) in 2021?

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Trump Administration Announces Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums and New Payment Model to Make Insulin Affordable Again for Seniors

Value-Based Care for Medicare Enrollees Is the Future

 

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5 Tips to Make the Most of AEP

Kick off AEP with these 5 sales and marketing tips. We want this Annual Enrollment Period to be your most successful season yet!

Examining the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback

Lower your clients’ Medicare Advantage costs with the Medicare Part B Premium Giveback! Learn more about how this unique plan benefit works.

Navigating Insurance Sales During AEP & COVID

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Understanding Medicare Advantage Enrollment Periods

Medicare Advantage has different enrollment periods than Medicare Supplements. What are the Med Advantage enrollment periods? How and when do your Medicare clients qualify for them? Get the answers to your MA enrollment period questions right now!

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Life as an agent before Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is a flurry of contracting and certifying. But there’s another C that’s even more important: Compliance. It’s not just something to consider during the busy season.

Get Your Medicare Advantage Sales Contracts Here – Recommendations for 2021

We’re now entering the AEP season, and there’s still an opportunity to contract with competitive plans in your area through Ritter. Agents can view a map of our available carriers and products in your state. 

How Much Can Insurance Agents Make Selling Medicare?

If you’re considering selling Medicare, you likely want to know how much you can earn from it. We’re covering the basics, including how working with an FMO can affect your commissions, to give you a good idea!

 

 

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