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5 Must-Haves for Every Insurance Agent This AEP

5 Must-Haves for Every Insurance Agent This AEP

July 23, 2020

 

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Are these must-haves part of your strategy for this Annual Enrollment Period? They should be! Listen as we highlight five essentials to simplify your Medicare sales this AEP. 

 

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How To Better Market Yourself

How to help a loved one sign up for Medicare

Modern Medicare Marketing for Today’s Agents

Register with RitterIM.com

Should Insurance Agents Have Their Own Website

The Ritter Platform

What Are Agents Responsible for Under HIPAA?

 

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July 17, 2020

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FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers! In this episode, we talk about the cost of NAHU certification, CE credits, training module topics, and more – you don’t want to miss it!!!  

NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU just launched a brand-new Medicare certification training for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D for the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period. Find out the details on this alternative to AHIP Medicare certification, including pros and cons, NAHU vs. AHIP, and more!

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

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

We’ve gathered information regarding your state’s stance on in-person sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as information about applying for unemployment benefits as a self-employed worker.

Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi

Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? We’ve got your answer. To help you identify ideal clients for LTC insurance policies, we’ve created a profile containing the characteristics of a conventional LTCi buyer.

FAQs About AHIP

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.

 

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Here are the Medicare Out-of-Pocket Expenses That Cost Beneficiaries the Most

Here are the Medicare Out-of-Pocket Expenses That Cost Beneficiaries the Most

July 21, 2020

 

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How much do your Medicare clients spend on their Medicare coverage in a year? Do your clients know what out-of-pocket expenses they can expect with Medicare? In this episode, we explore the costs your clients pay out-of-pocket for Medicare, whether they've got Original Medicare, a Medicare Supplement, a stand-alone Medicare Part D plan, Medicare Advantage, or MAPD. We look beyond premiums, breaking down out-of-pocket exposure into deductibles, coinsurance, copays, prescription drug costs, medical supplies, ancillary expenses, networks, and other deciding factors. It's a must-listen for every insurance agent!

 

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How Much Do Medicare Beneficiaries Spend Out of Pocket on Health Care?

2020 Medicare Part A and Part B Premiums and Deductibles

7 Powerful Practices for Selling Prescription Drug Plans

Are You Offering Multiple LTC Insurance Options?

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

Durable medical equipment (DME) coverage

Getting Started Selling Medicare Supplements

How to Save Your Clients Money on Prescription Drugs

Is Your Doctor in Your Medicare Plan’s Network? How to Tell

Sense Success with Dental, Vision, and Hearing Plans

Your Formulary: Knowing What’s Covered

 

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July 17, 2020

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FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers! In this episode, we talk about the cost of NAHU certification, CE credits, training module topics, and more – you don’t want to miss it!!!  

NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU just launched a brand-new Medicare certification training for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D for the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period. Find out the details on this alternative to AHIP Medicare certification, including pros and cons, NAHU vs. AHIP, and more!

 

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How to Check for Your First Looks

The moment when carrier First Looks become available is a very exciting time for insurance agents! It can put a spring in your step and help you get in the mood for the upcoming Annual Enrollment Period!

2021 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

Ritter has everything you need to know about 2021 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D initial enrollments. Note: Insurance providers are NOT REQUIRED to pay the maximum commission rate.

Reassuring Clients During Difficult Times

During times of uncertainty, like the COVID-19 pandemic, it is likely that your clients will look to you for reassurance, and answers. Are you prepared to provide the support they are seeking?

 

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July 17, 2020 | The Friday Five

July 17, 2020 | The Friday Five

July 17, 2020

 

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The Friday Five for July 17, 2020:

  • Aetna and Give an Hour partnership
  • Oak Street Health News
  • Possibility for Medicare Expansion in Next Covid-19 Stimulus?
  • Zoom Announces New Product
  • Register for Ritter’s Summits!

 

Ritter Summits 2020:

 

8/24: New Jersey Summit

8/25: NYC Summit

8/26: Philadelphia Summit

8/27: Harrisburg Summit

9/1: Georgia Summit

9/2: Greater NY Summit

9/3: Maryland Summit

9/9: California Summit

9/10: Florida Summit

Register to Attend!

 

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Aetna, Give an Hour team up to offer free counseling to frontline health workers

Google is adding 117 new emoji in Android 11 coming this fall – see them all

Hospital Heroes Program

Oak Street Health Continues Nationwide Expansion, Announces New York and Mississippi by End of 2020

Oak Street Health files for IPO

Register to Attend Ritter's Virtual Summits

The 17 Hidden Emoji Secrets You Never Noticed

These Medicare changes may be included in the next coronavirus package

Zoom introduces all-in-one home communications appliance for $599

 

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July 10, 2020 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for July 10, 2020: CMS Proposed Rule on End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS); AHIP's State of Medigap 2020; Capital Rx teaming up with Walmart; Walmart debuts Walmart Insurance Services, LLC; and Walgreens and VillageMD announce partnership.

NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU just launched a brand-new Medicare certification training for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D for the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period. Find out the details on this alternative to AHIP Medicare certification, including pros and cons, NAHU vs. AHIP, and more!

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers! In this episode, we talk about the cost of NAHU certification, CE credits, training module topics, and more – you don’t want to miss it!!! 

 

The latest from Ritter’s Blog:

 

2021 Maximum Broker Commissions for Medicare Advantage & Medicare Part D

Ritter has everything you need to know about 2021 maximum broker commissions for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D initial enrollments. Note: Insurance providers are NOT REQUIRED to pay the maximum commission rate.

Ritter and Carrier Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 virus has effectively changed the way the United States operates for the foreseeable future. A compilation of information from the carriers Ritter supports regarding their capacity to continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here Are the Medicare Out-of-Pocket Expenses That Cost Beneficiaries Most

Do you know what your Medicare clients likely spend the most money on out of pocket? Do your clients know what out-of-pocket costs they can expect with Medicare? The stats are in!

 

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FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

FAQs About NAHU Medicare Certification

July 16, 2020

 

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Got questions about NAHU’s Medicare Advantage and Part D certification training? We’ve got answers! In this episode, we talk about the cost of NAHU certification, CE credits, training module topics, and more – you don’t want to miss it!!!  

 

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Mentioned in this episode:

 

Email NAHU with questions at professionaldevelopment@nahu.org

Information on NAHU Corporate Partnerships

Medicare Advantage Certification Training Guidebook

NAHU Course Credit Details

NAHU’s Online Learning Institute

State Rules for Insurance Continuing Education

The Survivor’s AEP Checklist

 

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The Friday Five for July 10, 2020: CMS Proposed Rule on End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS); AHIP's State of Medigap 2020; Capital Rx teaming up with Walmart; Walmart debuts Walmart Insurance Services, LLC; Walgreens and VillageMD announce partnership

NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

NAHU just launched a brand-new Medicare certification training for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D for the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period. Find out the details on this alternative to AHIP Medicare certification, including pros and cons, NAHU vs. AHIP, and more!

2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Certification Info

Looking for 2021 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D agent certification and product training details? Find out how to get carrier AHIP, Medicare Advantage certification, Part D certification, and product training details in one convenient place!

 

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

We’ve gathered information regarding your state’s stance on in-person sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as information about applying for unemployment benefits as a self-employed worker.

Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi

Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? We’ve got your answer. To help you identify ideal clients for LTC insurance policies, we’ve created a profile containing the characteristics of a conventional LTCi buyer.

FAQs About AHIP

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.

 

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NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

NEW: NAHU 2021 Medicare Certification Training

July 14, 2020

 

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NAHU just launched a brand-new Medicare certification training for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D for the 2021 Annual Enrollment Period. Find out the details on this alternative to AHIP Medicare certification, including pros and cons, NAHU vs. AHIP, and more!

Read the text version.

 

Mentioned in this episode:

 

NAHU Online Learning Institute

NAHU Course Credit Details

How Professional Organizations Make You a Better Agent

 

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July 10, 2020 | The Friday Five

The Friday Five for July 10, 2020: CMS Proposed Rule on End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Prospective Payment System (PPS); AHIP's State of Medigap 2020; Capital Rx teaming up with Walmart; Walmart debuts Walmart Insurance Services, LLC; Walgreens and VillageMD announce partnership

2021 Medicare Advantage and Part D Certification Info

Looking for 2021 Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D agent certification and product training details? Find out how to get carrier AHIP, Medicare Advantage certification, Part D certification, and product training details in one convenient place!

3 Ways to Calculate Your Client’s Life Insurance

How do you calculate the amount of life insurance your client needs? We outline three methods insurance agents can use to find the right amount of coverage.

 

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

We’ve gathered information regarding your state’s stance on in-person sales during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as information about applying for unemployment benefits as a self-employed worker.

Identifying Ideal Clients for LTCi

Who typically purchases long-term care insurance (LTCi) policies? We’ve got your answer. To help you identify ideal clients for LTC insurance policies, we’ve created a profile containing the characteristics of a conventional LTCi buyer.

FAQs About AHIP

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.

 

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