Agent Survival Guide Podcast

January 8, 2021 | The Friday Five

January 8, 2021



The Friday Five for January 8, 2021:

  • Centene acquires Magellan Health
  • Haven Healthcare is no more
  • KFF COVID-19 Medicare Cost and Coverage FAQs
  • Think Advisor Industry Predictions for 2021
  • Stimulus Relief Payment Issues & Recent Package Details


Mentioned in this episode:


5 Predictions for Life and Health Insurers for 2021

Buried in Pandemic Aid Bill: Billions to Soothe the Richest

Centene Is Climbing on Its Plans to Buy Magellan Health for $2.2 Billion

Centene to acquire Magellan Health in $2.2B deal

FAQs on Medicare Coverage and Costs Related to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment

Goodbye, Haven: The benefits industry reacts

Haven, the Amazon-Berkshire-JPMorgan venture to disrupt health care is disbanding after 3 years

Jeff Bezo, Jamie Dimon and Warren Buffett tried to solve health care. 3 years later, their company has shut down

Ritter and Carrier Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

‘Status Not Available:’ IRS says these taxpayers won’t receive second stimulus check automatically

The Second Stimulus Package: Here’s What’s Included

What’s New on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, Disney+, and More in January 2021

Why Haven Healthcare Failed


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