If a Medicare Medical Savings Account, an MSA, is available in your state, it is already or soon will be an indispensable arrow in your product quiver. Here’s why: an MSA constitutes a 3rd major category of Medicare products to …

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National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (No publication date given except 2018) What Is Coordination of Benefits? When a person is covered by more than one health insurance carrier it is important to know which insurance is responsible to pay …

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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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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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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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Christian Delbert, Shutterstock SALT LAKE CITY — Rates for health insurance plans on the individual marketplace are likely to rise by an average of 30 percent next year, the Utah Department of Insurance said Thursday. The second-lowest silver plan — …

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PHI is health information that contains one or more of the following identifiers:           a.       Names of individuals and relatives           b.       Postal addresses           c.       All elements of dates, like birthdates           d.       Telephone and fax numbers           e.       E-mail addresses           f.        Social Security and Medicare numbers           g.       Medical Record numbers …

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This glossary is for Medicare agents and Medicare beneficiaries who want to understand the jargon being tossed around by people in the Medicare system: government bodies, government employees, insurance companies, online-call-and-enrollment centers, advocacy groups, insurance agents, and advisers. The glossary …

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