Lower drug prices

New Proposed Rule: Lower Drug Prices for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D

General December 3, 2018 0

New Proposed Rule: Lower Drug Prices for Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is actively searching for new ways to implement lower drug prices for beneficiaries.  In November 2018, CMS opened public comments on a new proposed rule that is set to hit the Federal Register by […]

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power of attorney

Understanding Power of Attorney 101

General November 26, 2018 0

Understanding Power of Attorney 101 Sales appointments can go in any direction, with many questions from seniors and Medicare eligibles. During these appointments, it’s important to know if they have a power of attorney (POA) who is responsible for their health decisions. Understanding the types of POAs and common misconceptions can prove to be beneficial to […]

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drug price transparency

Medicare and Drug Price Transparency

Medicare November 19, 2018 0

Medicare and Drug Price Transparency The Henry J Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that $1 out of every $6 in Medicare spending is for prescription drugs. These medications play an important role in the health of 59 million beneficiaries. Drug price transparency is important to beneficiaries and agents alike. Beneficiaries can be more informed, and with […]

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2019 medicare changes

2019 Medicare Changes: Premiums and Deductibles

Medicare November 12, 2018 0

2019 Medicare Changes: Premiums and Deductibles In September and October, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 2019 Medicare premiums and deductibles for Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage plans. Understanding the 2019 Medicare changes is important to provide your beneficiaries with the best coverage for their needs and budget. Medicare Part A […]

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Learn about the Aetna and CVS deal!

The Aetna and CVS Deal: Everything You Need to Know

News November 5, 2018 0

The Aetna and CVS Deal: Everything You Need to Know The Aetna and CVS deal has been a hot topic for some time now. In December of 2017, CVS announced its plan to purchase Aetna and in March of 2018, shareholders on both sides approved the transaction. One of the last hurdles for the Aetna […]

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