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Protected: 2017 MAPD Detailed Comparison for UT (provided by an agent)

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University of Utah and Humana Contract Not Renewed (2017 Plan Year)

SLTrib 9/1/2016 Utahns with Humana insurance will have to pay more for health care at the University of Utah starting Thursday. Officials with the U. have decided not to renew their agreement with the carrier, meaning their plans and services

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Aetna-Humana Trial Date May Jeopardize Merger

Aetna-Humana Trial Date May Jeopardize Merger U.S. District Judge John Bates is set to hear arguments on the Aetna-Humana merger on December 5. The deal must close by December 31 or Aetna will have to pay Humana a $1 billion

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Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017

Aetna to cut back 70% on Obamacare plans in 2017 Beth Coombs CNBC Aetna (AET) is sharply cutting its participation in Obamacare exchanges for 2017. The health insurer said it will offer individual Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange plans in just four

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2017 Medicare Certification Instructions (Ongoing Construction)

Aetna 2017 Certification Products: Medicare Advantage (MA) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) Certification Start Date: Live What’s Required to Sell 2017 MA/MAPD and PDP Plans? Agents must successfully complete the Aetna Individual Medicare annual certification process

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ACA – Carrier Losses

United Healthcare Expects Huge Losses Published April 19, 2016 The nation’s largest health insurer, fearing massive financial losses, announced Tuesday that it plans to pull back from ObamaCare in a big way and cut its participation in the program’s

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Taking Advantage of Cigna’s 5-Star SEP in Arizona

From: “Hall, Keri      647” <> Date: December 1, 2015 at 4:59:01 PM MST To: “Hall, Keri      647” <> Subject: Cigna’s 5 Star SEP Election – Please Read Valued Partners, Thanks to your partnership, we have distinguished

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Emphasized Policies from Medicare Certification Training in Summer/Fall of 2015

Many of you know Gene Page. He is Stone Hill’s regulation expert. Here is his synopsis of what the carriers are emphasizing in the fall of 2015 during their product certifications. Some things have been emphasized in this year’s Medicare-certification trainings (exams taken

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Medicare Client Application Submission Processes

Below is a list, by carrier, of all the available Medicare client application submission processes. If you find we have missed one, or have incorrect information, please feel free to leave us a comment and we will take care of

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