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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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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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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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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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