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April 23, 2021 | The Friday Five

April 26, 2021



The Friday Five for April 23, 2021:

  • National Take Chance Day
  • AHIP Training Update
  • Kaiser Family Foundation Medicare Prescription Drug Study
  • Embracing Lillördag for Mental Wellness
  • Apple Podcasts New Features
Mentioned in this episode:


5 Tips for Creating Your Own Personal Brand

AHIP Marketing MA + FWA Training Site

Apple Podcasts

Apple Podcasts launches in-app subscriptions

How to Recruit Insurance Agents to Your Downline

Relatively Few Drugs Account for a Large Share of Medicare Prescription Drug Spending

Should You Hire an Assistant for Your Insurance Business?

Sinus-Clearing Foods That’ll Blast The Snot Right Out Of You

Starting Your Own Insurance Agency featuring Craig Ritter and Dave Dietz

Steal the Swedish Secret of ‘Lillördag’ for a Happier Workweek

What is ‘hygge’? Get to know Denmark’s secret to happiness – and how Americans can cultivate it


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Does Medicare Cover MRIs & Other Scans?

Getting a diagnostic scan can be important to uncovering a condition or illness. Fortunately, Medicare can help make X-rays, MRIs, and other scans more affordable. Here's what your Medicare coverage of scans may look like and what costs you may have.

Finding Relief from Seasonal Allergies

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Using Garlic in Your Cooking

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The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


Important 2022 AHIP Certification Training Updates You Should Know

The 2022 AHIP Medicare training season starts on June 21, 2021. Before you begin to complete this obligation, there are changes to the Marketing Medicare Advantage and Fraud, Waste and Abuse training that you need to be aware of.

The Basics of Selling Insurance from Home

Your client base is in a different state, your country’s fighting a pandemic, or you just like working from home. Whatever the reason, you want to start running your insurance business remotely.

Discover the Details of Fraternal Benefit Society

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!


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