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I’m Baaaack! Just in Time for 2011 Medicare Advantage Certification to Begin

As July draws to a close, I’m back from my family vacation and getting ready for the 2011 Certification season to begin.  This upcoming AEP is looking like another interesting season as the changes from the PPACA (Health Care Reform) changes take hold.  As usual, I’ll have a lot to blog about, so keep a…

31 Jul 10
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Wellpoint CEO to Speak on Health Care Reform

This webinar will be held on July 28th at noon PDT (3pm EDT).  It’s by invitation only for brokers of Anthem/Wellpoint companies.  I’m very interested in hearing what Anngela Braly has to say!

21 Jul 10
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United Healthcare’s Profit Crushes Views

Here is a link to the Reuter’s story.  Revenue increases were driven by their Medicare and Medicaid businesses.  Revenue for Medicare grew 13% and Medicaid revenue jumped 21%.  The stock price didn’t change much as a result of the announcement.

21 Jul 10
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Anthem Blue Cross of California President Resigns

This is in today’s Los Angeles Times on the front page of the business section.  I’m guessing that the flack with the proposed rate increases in California may have had something to do with this, however, this is not listed as the reason for Leslie Margolin’s resignation. Her future plans are to lead…

21 Jul 10
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Certification for 2011 Medicare Advantage and Part D, Coming Soon

Can you believe it’s almost time for 2011 Certifications?  This year, you need to look at licensing and certification a little differently than in the past.  Big difference is that there will be no OEP (January 1st – March 31st) in 2011 as a result of the Healthcare Reform Bill (PPACA/ACA).  Because of that, you…

21 Jul 10
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Playback on Medicareful.com Webinar from July 20th, 2010

Here is a link to the playback of this webinar.  Topics covered include a bit of background on Medicareful.com, release dates, functionality and marketing. One item we discussed internally and which is a change from the webinar is that we will NOT be adding any new agents to Medicareful.com after September 29th…

20 Jul 10
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Craig Ritter to Host First Medicareful.com Agent Webex

This meeting is primarily for agents who have signed up to participate in Medicareful.com.  Registration to be eligible to be listed in the initial 8/2/2010 launch is closing today.  Agents are still able to request participation, however, they will not be eligible to be listed until 9/7.  The second registration period will close on…

9 Jul 10
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Managing Agent Photos for Medicareful.com Agents

We’ve found a quick, easy and free way to manage the rendering of agent photos for Medicareful.com agents.  This will save us a bunch of time cropping and editing photos and enable you to quickly and easily change your photo if you want to! Agents participating in Medicareful.com should go to Gravatar.com

8 Jul 10
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New York Times Article Features Geisinger Health Plan’s Approach to Patient Care

Very nice write up for Geisinger in the NYT!

7 Jul 10
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