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Part B’s BIG INCREASE for 2018

Part B’s BIG INCREASE for 2018

Social Security announced the anticipated 2% increase in cost of living allowance on Friday and with any increase in SS comes an increase in the cost of Part B. Since we went a few years without a rise in Part B costs–because SS did not go up–a lot of...
Anthem Rx Benefits Set Take Off In 2020

Anthem Rx Benefits Set Take Off In 2020

Anthem has been in a long, painful divorce with Express Scripts. This is the type of arcane insurance news that most agents don’t care about, but in the end, it will impact you and your clients and probably already has. You have noticed that the nation’s...
Getting An “A” In Insurance

Getting An “A” In Insurance

When the government (the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS)) started rating insurance plans on a 5 star system 9 years ago, everyone yawned. But of course, when big incentive dollars became attainable, everyone sat up and took notice. Plans with 4 stars earn a 5%...
The Wild Rules of Release

The Wild Rules of Release

Insurance agents are fast to sign contracts and slow to read them. Every carrier defines their release rules and agents agree to abide by those rules. Agents who are unhappy in a relationship often think they can hire an attorney to get them out of their contract....