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Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

October 14, 2021

 

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Ready to hold a Medicare sales event? Don’t miss this updated episode! You'll learn best practices for planning, promoting, and presenting your sales event while staying compliant with the Medicare Advantage and Part D Communication Requirements!

 

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Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

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

Federal Register 101

Medicare Advantage Communication Requirements

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Part D Communication Requirements

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

 

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Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

October 12, 2021

 

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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 Medicare Advantage and Part D Communications Requirements! We’ve updated this episode to cover how to plan, promote, and present your next event, amidst the 2nd pandemic AEP.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

CMS 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

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

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Federal Register 101

Medicare Advantage Communication Requirements

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Part D Communication Requirements

What to Know About SOAs in Senior Market Sales

 

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The Value of Working with an Insurance Agent

Why Seniors Should Indulge Their Inner Artist

 

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Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

 

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Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

September 14, 2021

 

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Looking for a refresher on Medicare compliance before AEP? We’ve got you covered with the important Medicare Guideline updates you need to know about, like how the MCMG are now the Medicare Advantage and Part D Communication Requirements. We outline what is and isn’t allowed in this updated episode of the ASG Podcast.

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

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

Exciting Changes to the 48-Hour Scope of Appointment Rule

Federal Register 101

Federal Register Site

Get Your FREE Medicareful Site!

How to Better Market Yourself

Marketing & Incentives from Ritter Insurance Marketing

Medicare Advantage Communication Requirements

Medicareful Direct Enrollment Site

Part D Communication Requirements

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Educational Event

Rules for Hosting a Compliant Medicare Sales Event

What to Know About SOAs in Senior Market Sales

 

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What Are the New Medicare Advantage & Part D Communication Requirements for 2022?

What Are the New Medicare Advantage & Part D Communication Requirements for 2022?

August 18, 2021

 

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The Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines had a rebrand! What’s changed now that they’re the Medicare Advantage and Part D Communication Requirements? What’s staying the same? We’ve got all the details!

 

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Code of Federal Regulations – Recent Changes

Contact the Team at Ritter Insurance Marketing

complianceofficer@ritterim.com

Federal Register 101

Federal Register Table of Contents

Medicare Advantage Communication Requirements

Part D Communication Requirements

 

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What is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

What is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

June 22, 2021

 

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Get the details on AHIP requirements, how certification works for insurance agents, ways to find discounts, and more. If you're getting ready for AEP, you don't want to miss this episode of the Agent Survival Guide Podcast!

 

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Frequently Asked Questions about AHIP:

[5:56.086] Do I need to pass AHIP if I already passed last year?

[6:34.257] Do I need to complete the AHIP training review questions?

[6:55.029] How many attempts at the AHIP test do I get?

[7:15.357] How long must I take between failed attempts?

[7:41.793] Do I have to take AHIP directly through their website?

[8:07.803] Do I have to take the training on a computer?

[8:23.557] How much does AHIP cost?>

[8:32.321] Can I get an AHIP certification discount?

[9:04.170] Is it possible to get a $125 AHIP reimbursement?

[10:20.844] Is there a deadline to pass AHIP to sell in 2022?

[10:39.696] Is AHIP an open-book test?

[10:48.254] Is AHIP a timed test?

[11:06.595] What score do I need to pass?

[11:15.187] How much should I prepare?

 

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AHIP Medicare + Fraud, Waste, and Abuse (MFWA) Training Site

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) Description

Find Your Ritter Sales Specialist

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

Register for your FREE RitterIM.com account

Ritter's Carrier Certification Info

Ritter Carrier Product Info

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

 

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