IRS 502 Publication – Tax Deductible Medical & Dental Expenses

October 13th, 2020 by

Publication 502 explains the itemized deduction for medical and dental expenses that can be claimed on a Schedule A (Form 1040).

Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Information for 2021

October 13th, 2020 by

Social Security announces 1.3% cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) benefit increase for 2021. This is based on the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI-W) from the third quarter of 2019 through the third quarter of 2020.

The Necessity of a Complete Portfolio

October 12th, 2020 by

As an insurance agent, you provide the peace of mind that comes with knowing that if anything that happens to your client, they will be taken care of. This requires multiple product lines and the ability to speak about why and when each one is necessary.

CMS Hurricane Season Guidance

October 11th, 2020 by

What if we hear that there was a hurricane that impacted our clients? An SEP exists for individuals affected by a weather-related emergency or major disaster who were unable to and did not make an election during another valid election period as a result of the emergency or major disaster.

Medicare Health and Drug Plans 2021 Star Ratings

October 9th, 2020 by

According to the latest data, quality ratings of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D drug plans remain strong.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 8th, 2020 by

Senior Marketing Specialists has Cancer Plan Sales Tools and a Breast Cancer Awareness Agent Media Kit to help make it easier to bring awareness to your clients and make sure they’re prepared.

2021 Medicare Café Pre-AEP Agent Survey

October 7th, 2020 by

The Senior Marketing Specialists Pre-AEP Survey provides invaluable insight into current Medicare market trends and our agency partners.

Part D Savings Model for Insulin

October 5th, 2020 by

CMS has released a list of Pharmaceutical Insulin Manufacturers that will participate in the Part D Senior Savings Model in 2021.

Agent Update Memo – October 2020

October 5th, 2020 by

Below you will find new training and information both from Senior Marketing Specialists and the industry as a whole.