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Health America, a subsidiary of Coventry, 2009 Medicare Advantage Expansion Plan Filings in Pennsylvania (PA) and Ohio (OH)

Health America, a subsidiary of Coventry, has filed it’s plans with CMS for their 2009 Medicare Advantage HMO/PPO products. Included in their plans are 18 new counties:  15 in Pennsylvania and 3 in Ohio. If you are a licensed agent and would like to request general information on these plans, please click here to e-mail…

Medicare Supplement Agent Guide now available for Genworth Companies

I am adding the 2008 Medicare Supplement agent guide to our Resources page for all of the Genworth companies:  American Continental, Continental Life, Genworth Life and Annuity and Genworth Life Insurance Company.  The new Producer Guide is relevant to all four Genworth Medicare Supplement underwriting companies, and includes information such as:          • Doing Business With…

7 Jul 08
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2009 Capitation Rates by County

Here are the 2009 Capitation rates for every county in the United States.  These are the rates which CMS pays the Medicare Advantage company.  These rates are also adjusted for risk.

7 Jul 08
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Medicare Supplement Rate Increase for Sterling Investors in Montana (MT)

Effective September 1st, 2008, Sterling Investors will be taking a 7% rate increase in their Medicare Supplement rates for the state of Montana. New business dated on or after August 3, 2008 which requests an effective date of September 1st or later which use the new rates. The new rate sheet and the complete instructions will…

7 Jul 08
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Senate expected to take up physician payment cut debate again this week.

In continuing coverage from previous editions of NAHU Newswire, the New York Times (7/7, A1, Pear) reports on its front page that “Congress returns to work this week with Medicare high on the agenda, and Senate Republicans under pressure after a barrage of radio and television advertisements blamed them for a 10.6…

7 Jul 08
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Comments by Frank McCauley of Aetna on Bill to Cut Medicare Advantage plan funding (HR 6331)

Aetna shares the concerns of the brokerage community about decisions being made right now in Washington, D.C. regarding the future of Medicare Advantage and the health care that our seniors will be able to access in the future. Medicare Advantage members have had a brief reprieve from the negative impact of Medicare funding cuts as…

7 Jul 08
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