Yearly Archives: 2017

Exciting Changes to the 48-Hour Scope of Appointment Rule

This is an article from RitterIM’s Agent Survival Guide Published by Chad Houck | Posted 9/29/2017 The 2018 Medicare Marketing Guidelines turned heads by removing the 48-hour Scope of Appointment requirement. Many agents are asking what this means in terms of compliance. Let’s review

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Do’s and Don’ts of Medicare Compliance

Updated by Agent Survival Guide, a project by Ritter Insurance Marketing, a strategic partner of Stone Hill’s, for Medicare CY2018 Published by Sarah J. Rueppel Life as an agent before Medicare’s Annual Enrollment Period is a flurry of contracting and certifying.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of a Life-Insurance Exam

Applicant Preparation Stone Hill is dedicated to helping your client prepare for their life insurance exam. It’s important to ensure the exam is accurate and that it produces the best possible results.  Follow these Do’s and Don’ts from ExamOne and

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Diagnosing The Development Stage of Your General Agency

As a general agent, your job is to motivate, educate, and support a group of agents so that they can support their families and so you can support yours. Often times, it is better to use more than just your

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John Hancock’s Accumulation IUL with Vitality & Retirement Planning – A Powerful Solution!

JOHN HANCOCK’S ACCUMULATION IUL WITH VITALITY CAN BE A VERY USEFUL BACKSTOP TO HELP PROTECT AGAINST VARIOUS RETIREMENT RISKS. IT ALSO OFFERS INDUSTRY LEADING INCOME EARNING POTENTIAL PLUS VALUABLE REWARDS AND DISCOUNTS FOR HEALTHY LIVING. AND, FOR EVEN GREATER PROTECTION,

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Remind your Marketplace clients with 2016 subsides to file their taxes

Individuals and families We strongly encourage you to remind your Marketplace clients who received an Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC) in 2016 to file their 2016 federal tax return with Form 8962. They must do this to keep their APTC

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How to clear your cache and cookies in most Internet Browsers

If you ever run into a “Session Expired” error when using our Term Quote engine, all you have to do is clear the cache and cookies from your browser.  Follow this link on how to Clear Cache and Cookie and

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Medigap F & J Deductible Announcements for 2017

October 2016 Announcement from CMS.gov Deductible Amount for Medigap High Deductible Options F & J for Calendar Year 2017 Summary: Medicare supplemental (Medigap) Plan F can be sold with a high deductible option. Before June 1, 2010, Medigap Plan J

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Medicare and Veterans Affairs (VA) Benefits

You can have both Medicare and Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits. However, Medicare and VA benefits do not work together. Medicare does not pay for any care that you receive at a VA facility. In order for Medicare to cover your care, you must

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