Agent Update Memo — April 2023
Below you will find new Medicare training and information both from Senior Marketing Specialists and the insurance industry as a whole.
Senior Marketing Specialists Updates
- Interested in servicing your clients with Annuities?
We can help now thanks to our new partnership with Brokers International!
Formerly known as Virtual New Agent School, register for 2023 Medicare Quick Start.
Our 2023 Spring Newsletter is out now! Order or download your copy today.
Refreshed for 2023! Compliant Seminars in a Box to use at your next event.
Check out our NEW Retiree Coverage and Medicare Document and our NEW Dual-Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) Verification Guide!
Whitepapers – Fill out your information and download now!
Training & Events
Virtual Events and Webinars:
Join us at these April In-Person Events:
Review all active carrier Contests and build your sales strategy for the 2nd Quarter!
Humana (Achieve) Medicare Supplement is expanding!
Showing several markets with rate decreases in 2023.
Allstate Medicare Supplements seeing various rate changes, all effective 5/1/2023.
States affected: AL, CA, ID, KY, MO, MN, MT, WV
This product is included on the MA contracting
Carrier Name Changes:
Anthem is now Elevance Health
Medico has announced they’re rebranding to Wellabe, effective 6/1/2023.
COVID-19 Public Health Emergency will end 5/11/2023.
States will begin eligibility redeterminations for Medicaid starting 4/1/2023
Summary of CMS news including information on the IRA, drug pricing negotiation, etc.
Medicare Part B is seeing some updates this year.
SMS is always very professional and there to answer any questions and offer help and advice on products that might be a good fit for my clients.
All contracted Agents receive FREE access to SMS-University, the industry’s most trusted, comprehensive online training platform, featuring numerous training modules, white-papers, and clear, concise education tools.
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