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Change in Connecticut State Law would Allow Thousands of Medicare Beneficiaries to Qualify for Medicare Savings Program

Posted by & filed under Connecticut, Enrollment Periods, News.

The Medicare Savings program is a Federal-State program which pays the Part B premium on behalf of a Medicare Beneficiary.  It’s not full “Dual” eligibility, but it will save a Medicare Beneficiary over $1,000/year in Part B premiums.  IN ADDITION, by qualifying for the Medicare Savings Program, a Medicare Beneficiary would automatically qualify for “Low…

Major Medicare Supplement Carrier Announces 2010 Rate Adjustments in 40 States

Posted by & filed under Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Supplement, Medigap Rate Changes/Introductions, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, United Health Care, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

The states impacted are as follows:  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TX, WI, WV and WY. To find the rate adjustments, go to our…

Cigna Announces 2010 Medicare Advantage Private Fee for Service (PFFS) and Stand Alone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Filed Premium and Benefit Information for Agent Use Only

Posted by & filed under 2010 MA Plans, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Cigna, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Louisana, Maine, Maryland, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, West Virginia.

Editor’s Note:  Click here for an update on agent use plan data. Filed Premium and Benefit information for Cigna Medicare Services are available to Licensed Insurance Agents. If you are a registered user of our website and, therefore, have been verified as a Licensed Insurance Agent, please e-mail Dave in…

Coming Soon for Agent Use Only: View Availability and Premiums for ALL 2009 Medicare Advantage (HMO, PPO, PFFS, MSA and SNP) and ALL 2009 Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) in the United States (50 states plus Washington DC)

Posted by & filed under 2009 MA Plans, Aetna, Alabama, American Progressive, Arizona, Arkansas, Bravo, California, Cigna, Colorado, Connecticut, Coventry, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Health America, Humana, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Insurance Companies, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisana, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Quote Engine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, News, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Optima Health, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Pyramid Life, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, States, Tennessee, Texas, Unicare, Unison, United Health Care, Universal American Companies, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wellcare, Wellpoint, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

We are EXTREMELY PLEASED to announce that Medicare Quote Engine (www.MedicareQuoteEngine.com) has been updated with ALL 2009 Medicare Advantage Plan data.  We are in the testing phase at this point, so please be patient! This means, that for 2009, we will have:

  • 113,005 Medicare Advantage County/Plan combinations,
  • 12,581 Special Needs Plan County/Plan combinations and

Protected: Today’s Options 2009 Premium Maps

Posted by & filed under 2009 MA Plans, Alabama, American Progressive, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Insurance Companies, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisana, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Advantage, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Pyramid Life, South Carolina, South Dakota, States, Tennessee, Texas, Universal American Companies, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

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Understanding use of Rate Classes when using Great American Companies Single app

Posted by & filed under Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Central Reserve Life, Colorado, Connecticut, Continental General, Delaware, Great American Companies, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Insurance Companies, Insurance Products, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisana, Loyal American, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Supplement, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Applications/Forms, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Procedures, Provident American L&H, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, States, Tennessee, Texas, United Teacher Assoc., Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wyoming.

As I noted in a former post, the Great American Companies (Loyal American, United Teacher Associates, CRL, Continental General and Provident American) are moving to a single application for Medicare Supplement which would cover each of these companies.  Since the rate classes vary by company, Great American issued this release to explain how to tie the…


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