Agent Survival Guide Podcast

November 13, 2020 | The Friday Five

November 13, 2020



The Friday Five for November 13, 2020:

  • CMS Announces Medicare Part A and B Premiums and Deductibles
  • CMS Release Medicaid and CHIP Final Rule (CMS-2408-F)
  • Fed holding interest rates steady
  • Things you shouldn’t say to your clients or prospects
  • The 10 Happiest Songs Ever


Mentioned in this episode:


15 Things Never to Say to Clients or Prospects

2021 Medicare Part A & B Premiums and Deductibles | Apple | Google | Spotify

CMS Fact Sheet: 2021 Medicare Part A & B Premiums and Deductibles

Dr. Jacob Jolij uplifting playlist on Spotify

Fed holds rates at zero amid ‘considerable risks,’ as economy ‘continued to recover’

Happiness Makes Your Brain Work Better

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

iPhone 12 Pro Max Camera Review: Zion NP

Medicaid & Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Managed Care Final Rule – CMS-2408-F

Neuroscience Says These Are the 10 Happiest Songs Ever

Review: The iPhone 12 Pro Max is worth its handling fee

The Amazing Things That Happen When You Play Music at Home

Trump Administration Announces Medicaid and CHIP Managed Care Final Rule, Continues Commitment to Transform

Medicaid by Delivering Greater Flexibility to States


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Articles to Share with Your Clients:


Caring for a Visually Impaired Loved One

If you're caring for a visually impaired senior or loved one, the task may be quite daunting, but we’re here to help! These are a few important tips for caregiving for the blind or vision impaired.

Getting Creative with Comfort Food: Healthy Pancakes

Pancakes can be really tasty, but high in calories. What if we told you there were ways you could make healthy pancakes?

Here’s What Medicare Costs in 2021

CMS has announced the 2021 Medicare costs. Check them out so you know what to expect this AEP!


The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


How to Get Started in Medicare Sales

Starting out as an insurance agent in the Medicare industry can seem daunting. There are many ins and outs of selling Medicare and quite a list of things you need to decide and do.

The Benefits of Joining a Top Insurance FMO

If you’re wondering what exactly an FMO is and why you should join one, you’ve come to the right place! We have the answers you’ve been looking for to help you determine if you should join an FMO and how you can benefit from doing so!

How to Check Medicare Extra Help Eligibility for Your Client

Is your client eligible for the Medicare Extra Help program? You could play a huge role in getting them financial assistance with prescription drug coverage and medications. What are the income limits for Part D Extra Help, and are there Medicare Extra Help look-up tools?


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