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Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month with BEST Life and Health Group Dental

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A Rant about the Pronunciation of a Single Term in Govt-Sponsored Healthcare

Americans have a reputation in some parts of the world for being lazy with their speech habits, although we like to consider ourselves coolly efficient and unwilling to put up with hoity-toity speech.  This cool efficiency means that we feel fine

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Make sure your social media outreach complies with Medicare’s Marketing Guidelines

September 10, 2015 | by Justin Bever [small revisions done on the original article] Since I last wrote about making sure your custom Medicare marketing website is compliant, CMS and individual carriers have drastically increased their oversight for agents’ websites and use

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How To: Online Enrollments for Regence BCBS (aka Cambria)

Subject: 2017 Online MA/PDP Enrollment Links Dear Valued Medicare Producer, For the Regence Medicare Advantage online enrollments, agents will have a separate Personal URL link (PURL) to use for the 2017 plans.  This gives agents the control to send their

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Individual Exchange Health Plans to Go Up Average of 30 Percent

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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10 Top Social Media Marketing Trends To Look Out For In 2017

by Jeff Bullas Social networks have been with us for just over a decade but it feels like forever. When I first signed into Facebook I was amazed by how small the world had become. Friends, acquaintances and old college

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Glossary of Terms for the Senior/Medicare Market (Ongoing Construction)

This glossary is for Medicare agents (or 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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Top 10 Social Media Marketing Mistakes That You Shouldn’t Make

July 21, 2016 | by Divya Rawat [small revisions done on the original article] Social media marketing is something that everyone is adopting. Be it an established business or a small local business. Everyone wants to jump onto the bandwagon of making

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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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