New Year. New Rules.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

Happy New Year! As 2011 begins, we will start to see the impact PPACA has on Medicare. This is the perfect time to recap the new rules applicable to Medicare.

2011 Medicare Premiums and Deductibles Released

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

Late Thursday, 11/4/10, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) finally released the 2011 Medicare premiums and deductibles. In addition, we have also received the amount that higher income Part D enrollees will pay in addition to their monthly premium.

Medicare Part D Premium Increase

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Are you aware that beginning January 1, 2011 high-income individuals will be paying higher Part D premiums?

Bonus Program

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Don’t wait in line to get the iPad from Apple® or the Kindle™ from Amazon®…WIN ONE! See the bonus program flyer for the contest requirements and terms and conditions.

Changing Open Enrollment for Medicare

Monday, July 19th, 2010

Beginning in 2011, what is known as Open Enrollment will be shortened from January 1-March 31 to the first 45 days of the year. However, the only change that will be permitted is for Medicare Advantage enrollees to disenroll and return to traditional Medicare and enroll in a Part D plan.

The Check is in the Mail…Almost

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Many of you who sell to the Senior Market are aware that one of the items in the PPACA (Patient Protection and Affordability Care Act) offers a rebate to the seniors who enter the doughnut hole with their prescription drug coverage in 2010.  Last week, the Obama Administration announced that the $250 rebate checks are [...]

Medicare Supplement Plans M & N Coming Soon

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Are you prepared for your client’s phone call asking you to explain the changes to Medicare Supplements as of June 1st? Remember, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day for the next 20 years, so don’t miss this business opportunity!