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July 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 30, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 30, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for July 30, 2021:

  • Medicare Part D OOP Cap Legislation
  • New Service from Ro Digital Health
  • Transparency Through No Surprises Act
  • CDC, Masking, and the Delta Variant
  • What's New, Spotify?

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3 things your plan participants should know about the No Surprises Act

H.R.3 - Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act

CDC to reverse indoor mask policy, saying fully vaccinated people should wear them indoors in Covid hot spots

Disney+: Every New Movie & TV Show Coming In August 2021

Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August 2021 — and what’s leaving

Local officials across U.S. are starting to reimpose Covid mask rules as delta variant takes hold

Millions of Medicare Part D Enrollees Have Had Out-of-Pocket Drug Spending Above the Catastrophic Threshold Over Time

Ro launches virtual mental health services for anxiety, depression as demand for behavioral health grows

Ro – The Patient Company

Ro Mind

Spotify adds an attention-grabbing 'What's New' feed to addict users to its app

 

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July 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

ACA 101: Selling Under-65 Health Insurance

Medicare Isn’t Just for Seniors: Selling to the Under-65 Market

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

Medicareful Travel: Senior Trip to Paris

The Basics of Medicaid Coverage

The Health Benefits of Volunteering

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

The Complete Guide on How to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

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

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

AHIP Test Tips and Tricks for Medicare Certification

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

NAHU 2022 Medicare Certification Training

 

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July 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 23, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for July 23, 2021:

  • Ritter’s Certification Center is LIVE
  • Evernote Plan Updates
  • The Great Inflation
  • HalloApp
  • Staying Cool

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Don’t worry about inflation

Evernote’s New Home Dashboard: Use Handy Widgets to Organize Your Notes

Evernote plan shake-up adds Tasks and better search – but not for all

Evernote Plan Comparison

Former WhatsApp employees target Facebook with private social network

Former WhatsApp Staff Wage War On Facebook With HalloApp

How To Heat-Proof Your Summer Workout

Liquid I.V.

Netflix’s games will be mobile-focused and free for subscribers

Netflix execs explain why they’re getting into video games — to learn from users

Ritter’s Certification Center

 

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July 16, 2021 | The Friday Five

2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Certification Info

Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

What is AHIP Certification and How Do I Get It?

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

4 Easy Ways to Cool Down on a Hot Day

4 More Easy Ways to Cool Down on a Hot Day

Cooking for Beginners: Even More Techniques and Tips

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Developing an Agency – Your Guide to Getting Started

How to Host a Successful Medicare Educational Event

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

AHIP Test Tips and Tricks for Medicare Certification

How Does a Hospital Indemnity Plan Work with Medicare? A Case Study

NAHU 2022 Medicare Certification Training

 

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July 16, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 16, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 16, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for July 16, 2021:

  • CMS names new Director of Center for Medicare
  • Infrastructure legislation & Medicare expansion
  • Amazon Care update
  • Inflation is still here
  • What to do when you can’t sleep

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Amazon Care reportedly seeking to partner with major insurers

Biden administration feels recent inflation burst could last quarters, not months

BlackRock CEO Fink does not see inflation as transitory

CMS Announces Director of Center for Medicare

Calm

Democrats Propose $3.5 Trillion Budget to Advance With Infrastructure Deal

Goodnight, World!

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Headspace

How To Lead In A Crisis And Come Out Stronger: An Interview With Physician-Leader Dr. Meena Seshamani

I’m Often Wide Awake at 3 A.M. How Do I Get Back to Sleep?

Inflation Is Running Hot. Treasuries Are Preparing for the Fed’s First Move.

Molly of Denali – start with “S1 EP1: The Birthday Cake Thief”

Nothing Much Happens

Senate Democrats Announce $3.5 Trillion Infrastructure Package

Senate Democrats reveal $3.5 trillion plan to invest in health care, climate change and more

Senate Dems aim to offer dental, hearing and vision to Medicare as part of $3.5T infrastructure deal

Wall Street isn't so sure inflation will be transitory

 

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July 9, 2021 | The Friday Five

Podcast Recommendations for Summer 2021

2022 Medicare Advantage and Part D Certification Info

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

Understanding the Details of Annuities

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

Medicare on the Go: How My Plan Works on Vacation

Recharging After a Bad Night’s Sleep

Traveling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

3 Benefits of Contracting to Sell Medicare Advantage Plans Outside of AEP

AHIP Test Tips and Tricks for Medicare Certification

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

 

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July 9, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 9, 2021 | The Friday Five

July 9, 2021

 

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The Friday Five for July 9, 2021:

  • Medicare DVH Expansion
  • HHS & Surprise Medical Bills
  • Summer Reading for Advisors
  • Breathing Exercises to Lower Blood Pressure?
  • Shrinkflation

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

HHS Announces Rule to Protect Consumers from Surprise Medical Bills

5-Minute Daily Breathing Exercise May Equal Meds in Lowering Blood Pressure

10 Books Advisors Should Read This Summer

Baked Feta 'TikTok Pasta': We Need To Talk About Where It Really Came From

Beware Of 'Shrinkflation,' Inflation's Devious Cousin

Endless Thread – “Shrinkflation

First rules to protect patients from unexpected medical bills issued by agencies

Most surprise medical bills to end under new rule

No Surprises Act Regs Leave Out Broker Comp Disclosure Regs

One way companies are concealing higher prices: Smaller packages

The Health 202: Expansions could be coming to Medicare

TikTok made me buy it

 

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July 2, 2021 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for July 2, 2021: third installment of CMS Proposed Rule 2022, update on attempts to add DVH to Medicare, Walmart & Novo Nordisk partner in new effort, how to take a mental health day, and how to block and report text spam.

Largest COLA In a Decade Projected & How It Affects Part B Premiums

What does the annual Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) look like for 2022? Does the COLA impact Medicare Part B premiums? What about inflation, and Social Security Income? We cover it all in this info-packed episode!

Podcast Recommendations for Summer 2021

Did someone say Summer 2021 Podcast Recommendations? Back by popular demand, Sarah has 10 more podcast recommendations to fill the void in your Summer vacation. Whether you’re taking a family vacation, staycation, traveling back into the office, or just need something new to listen to, we’ve got you covered! 🌞😎🎧

 

Articles to Share with Your Clients:

 

Dishes to Impress Your Friends: Steak Frites

You may connect steak and fries with an essential bit of Americana, but it's also a favorite in classic French cuisine. Take your steak game up a notch with a delicious homemade steak frites recipe, complete with a decadent bearnaise sauce!

Limiting Charges and Excess Charges in Medicare

Limiting charges and excess charges are connected concepts with Medicare, but the link can be confusing. What are they and how do they affect your costs in Medicare?

The National Park Senior Pass: Lifetime Access to America the Beautiful

The National Parks are the crown jewels of the United States. With the National Park Senior Pass, seeing them all is even easier!

 

Ritter Insurance Marketing eBooks & Guides:

 

Agent Survival Kits: Beginners or Experts

Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

The Complete Guide to Client Loyalty and Retention

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

How Does a Hospital Indemnity Plan Work with Medicare? A Case Study

Meet Grace — a 65-year-old woman with a Medicare Advantage plan. Though her plan is great, it leaves her with a copay of $250 per day for the first five days of an inpatient hospital stay. Should you recommend that she buy a hospital indemnity plan?

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers!

AHIP Test Tips and Tricks for Medicare Certification

Planning on taking the AHIP Medicare training test for the first time? You don’t have to stress! We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks for passing AHIP that will help you, and even more experienced agents, improve your chances of getting AHIP certified on the first try!

 

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