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July 3, 2020 | The Friday Five

July 3, 2020



The Friday Five for July 3, 2020:

  • HHS and the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
  • Anthem releases update to Alexa Skill
  • CVS launches platform to aid reopening efforts
  • How to cope with stress and anxiety right now
  • Changes to Google Photos back up process


Mentioned in this episode:


American Red Cross launches stress-management virtual resiliency workshop for Military coping during COVID-19

Anthem customers can now ask Alexa about their health plan benefits

CDC Coronavirus: Coping with Stress

CVS Health helps Americans return to worksites and campuses with comprehensive COVID-19 testing solution

CVS launching platform to help employers, universities safely reopen amid COVID-19

Coping with COVID stress: From pandemic brain fog to resilience

Everything Coming to Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Hulu & Amazon Prime Video in July 2020

Google Photos will no longer back up images from WhatsApp, Messages, Kik, and other messaging apps by default

HHS will renew public health emergency

How Covid-19 is changing women’s lives

How to cope with financial stress and anxiety during troubling times

Monthly Telehealth Regional Tracker

More than 300 organizations, physicians groups push Congress to take action on telehealth policies

The Anthem Skill for Alexa


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The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi
Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? When you sell non-primary forms of coverage, such as LTC insurance, it’s critical you develop a clear image of what qualified prospects will look like. To help you identify ideal clients for LTCi policies, we’ve created a profile containing the characteristics of a conventional LTCi buyer.


Whether it’s your first time or your fifth, completing the annual AHIP certification is important for licensed insurance agents selling Medicare plans. We answer some frequently asked questions about AHIP certification.

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

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