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Medicare MSA Plans & Hospital Indemnity Insurance: The Perfect Pair

Medicare MSA Plans & Hospital Indemnity Insurance: The Perfect Pair

September 15, 2020

 

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Learn how Medicare MSA and hospital indemnity insurance pair up to create a dynamic duo! Trust us, you don’t want to leave these plans out of your portfolio this AEP!

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

7 Powerful Practices for Selling Prescription Drug Plans

Boost Business Selling Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Cover Those Copays with Hospital Indemnity Plans

From HSA to MSA: Facts for a Smooth Switch

How to Follow Up with Medicare Clients Compliantly

How to Pitch Medicare Medical Savings Accounts (MSAs)

Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plans

Medicare MSA Plan costs & financial considerations

Qualified medical expenses

Selling Hospital Indemnity with Medicare Advantage: Is It Worth It?

Standard Medicare Supplement Plans & Benefits [Infographic]

What is a Medicare MSA Plan?

Why Am I in Observation Status for Medicare?

 

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September 11, 2020 | The Friday Five

September 11, 2020 | The Friday Five

September 11, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for September 11, 2020:

  • Better Medicare Alliance MA Data Brief
  • CBO outlook on Medicare Hospital Insurance trust fund
  • Medicaid expansion as a ballot referendum
  • Aetna & Landmark Health Team Up
  • Pandemic Stimulus Update

 

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9/11 Memorial & Museum Official Website

Aetna and Landmark Health working together to bring in-home health services to Individual Medicare Advantage members in New York

Apple event 2020: Apple Watch 6, iPad Air 4 and what else to expect on September 15

Covid-19 is pushing red states to finally expand Medicaid

Data Brief: Social Risk Factors Are High Among Low-Income Medicare Beneficiaries Enrolled in Medicare Advantage

Here’s what’s in the GOP’s ‘skinny’ stimulus bill – and what’s missing

How Progressives Flipped the Script on Medicaid Expansion

iPhone 12: When will Apple announce its new iPhones?

Medicare’s Finances Have Gotten Much Worse in Recent Years, Foreshadowing Tough Choices for November’s Winners

New Study: Medicare Advantage Serves Beneficiaries with Higher Social Risk Factors

 

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4 Ancillary Cross-Sales to Show Clients You Care

4 Ancillary Cross-Sales to Show Clients You Care

September 10, 2020

 

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Ready to get started cross-selling? What products can you cross-sell with Medicare? Build up your insurance portfolio with our list of must-have ancillary products!

 

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16 Stats That Prove You Should Put Your Clients First

Boost Business Selling Hospital Indemnity Insurance

Ritter’s Newest Guide: Cross-Selling Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

Sense Success with Dental, Vision, and Hearing Plans

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These Plans Are Critical to Your Business Strategy

 

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Learn How to Cross-Sell Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

Learn How to Cross-Sell Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

September 9, 2020

 

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Ready to boost your Medicare business? Increase your sales commissions and improve client retention at the same time, all without additional certifications. Learn about the power of cross-selling and how you can get started today!

 

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Why Go About Your Business in an Ethical, Compliant Fashion

Why Go About Your Business in an Ethical, Compliant Fashion

September 8, 2020

 

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Maintaining CMS compliance while selling Medicare is crucial to the success of your insurance business. But why? In this episode, we're answering that question a few different ways as we look at the "why" behind running a compliant insurance agency.

 

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5 Myths About Selling Medicare… Debunked!

Building Client Loyalty: More than Just a Plan

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Official Website

CMS 2019 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines

Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Ritter Insurance Marketing Official Website

What’s New in the 2020 Medicare Communications and Marketing Guidelines?

 

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Why Being a Likable Agent Is Good for Your Business

>How you present yourself as an agent can make or break your business. You may think, “It doesn’t matter what other people think of me,” which in some ways is true. But when it comes to how people view you professionally, their opinions do matter.

 

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