Agent Survival Guide Podcast

Major Changes Coming to the MA & PDP Market for 2021

October 15, 2020



Get the details on what's new in the Medicare Advantage and Part D industry for 2021! Learn about the improvements coming to these plans and how your clients will benefit from these changes!


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Mentioned in this episode:


5 Major Things to Expect in the Medicare Advantage Market for 2020

7 Powerful Practices for Selling Prescription Drug Plans

CMS MA and Part D Landscape Files

CMS Medicare Advantage and Part D Landscape Fact Sheet (released 9/24/2020)

H.R.34 – 21st Century Cures Act Official Text

Be Prepared to Discuss Medicare Telehealth Coverage This AEP

Carriers and Plans Participating in CMS Model to Save Consumers on Insulin Costs

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

How to Use the New Medicare Plan Finder & FAQs

Medicare Advantage: What Is Changing For Beneficiaries with End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) in 2021?

Navigating Insurance Sales During the Medicare AEP & COVID

Trump Administration Announces Historically Low Medicare Advantage Premiums and New Payment Model to Make Insulin Affordable Again for Seniors

Value-Based Care for Medicare Enrollees Is the Future


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