How Insurance Agents Should Use the New Medicare.Gov Medicare Plan Finder Tool

New Medicare.Gov Tools

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard by now that Medicare.gov released a new Medicare Plan Finder tool late this summer. This was the first time the Medicare.gov tool has been updated in a decade, which is crazy considering how fast technology moves.  What’s new with Medicare.Gov’s Medicare Plan Finder? Medicare.gov’s new search tool creates an entirely …

UnitedHealthcare Plan Sanctioned for 2020

UHC Plan Sanction 2019

CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) has certain rules and regulations in place for beneficiary protection. Sometimes, CMS has to issue sanctions against health plans. While sanctions don’t necessarily indicate that a plan is bad, it can indicate that they broke a rule.  One of the major CMS “rules” for health plans is that they must have a “medical …

S.M.A.R.T Goals for Sales Professionals

S.M.A.R.T Goals Defined | Senior Market Advisors

Have you heard of S.M.A.R.T goals? SMART stands for specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and timely. Think about the difference between saying “I will lose weight this year,” and “I will lose two pounds per month this year.” Which one sounds smarter? The second one has all the components of a S.M.A.R.T. goal. It’s specific as to what you want to …