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This category pertains to resources that enable agents to serve their clients better post enrollment.

5-minute Video about Veterans and Military Retirees Getting Medicare Advantage

This post, a video produced by UnitedHealthcare, is one of several posts on military veterans and military retirees and their retirement health plans: VA Health Benefits and Tricare For Life (TFL). Some of the information is specific to UnitedHealth, although

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A Success Story about a Customer Service Representative Shared by Stone-Hill Agents

Through Stone Hill, agents can employ a part-time customer service rep (CSR) for their Medicare clients. A CSR works for agents on an hourly basis for as many hours a week as they would like or can afford. The price is $18.75/hour (this covers

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Billions in Unpaid Death Benefits

The following is a script from “Not Paid” which aired on April 17, 2016. Lesley Stahl is the correspondent. Rich Bonin, producer. When you take out a life insurance policy, you pay premiums in the expectation that when you die

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Discount Medical Card Scam Is Back

Discount medical cards Discount cards have spread recently as a low-cost way to get needed medical care. But many discount cards also are fraudulent. Here’s how honest cards generally work: Consumers typically pay a monthly fee. Plan members gain access

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PHISHING SCAMS DURING TAX SEASON

PHISHING SCAMS DURING TAX SEASON Devon Kroop 3/28/2016 Phishers successfully target businesses’ W-2 information The ever-transforming ransomware threat Savvy Cybersecurity quick links Update: FBI vs. Apple Emerging issues: File-less malware, Mac ransomware attacks, FedEx phishing emails, and more Cybersecurity shorts:

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100 Best Marketing Ideas from Senior Insurance Marketing Association

Distributed by SIMA (Senior Insurance Marketing Association) on 2/19/2016 1. Pick up the phone. I have yet to find a better way of “marketing oneself” then speaking with a prospect on the phone — it’s way better than direct mailings

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Your next insurance agent will be a robot

Smarter machines mean more jobs are at risk of automation. Yours may be next. January 28, 2016 4:31 AM PST by Max Taves Add insurance agent to the list of jobs that can be automated. (John Lund/Blend Images/Corbis) A robot just

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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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