We Took AHIP 2021. Here’s What We Found.

We Took AHIP 2021. Here's What We Found.

The Core Modules Like years past, AHIP 2021 consists of 5 core modules, ranging from Medicare program basics to marketing and enrollment guidance for Medicare Advantage and Part D plans. If you are taking AHIP for the second year or beyond, you do not have to read through the first 3 modules, just the 4th […]

Are You Ready for AEP?

Are You Ready for AEP?

2021 AEP is approaching quickly. Are you prepared? Just like always, there will be new product information to learn and new training to complete, but this year is different. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and a generally more tech-savvy senior population, remote enrollments are becoming an essential part of doing business. Agents need to be […]

CMS 2021 Commissions

CMS 2021 Commissions

CMS just released 2021 commission rates for Medicare Advantage and PDP plans. We are very excited to see a nearly 6% increase over 2020 rates. Now is the perfect time to start selling medicare Advantage and PDP plans if you aren’t already. If you are looking to get into this business or just looking to […]

Field Agents: Beware of Call Centers

Field Agents: Beware of Call Centers

Attention Agents: The COVID-19 pandemic has, no doubt, changed the way you sell insurance, but are you taking full advantage of the opportunities now open to you? Call Centers are. Have you seen more Medicare Advantage commercials recently? Have you had clients switch plans? Is your renewal check flat or down? The phone is your best […]

COVID-19 Press Release Template for Medicare Sales

COVID-19 Press Release Template

You’ve read all the materials, completed training from carriers on remote and telephonic sales, and you’re ready to start selling in a COVID-19 world, but do your prospects know that? More importantly, do they know how to tell your valid Medicare sales services from the many scammers currently trying to take advantage of them? People […]

CMS Grants COVID-19 SEP for All States

CMS Grants COVID-19 SEP for All States

Yesterday, May 5, 2020, CMS announced a Special Election Period for all 50 states and the District of Columbia available March 1 through June 30 for individuals affected by COVID-19. This SEP is for individuals affected by a weather-related emergency or major disaster who were unable to and did not make an election during another […]

3 Steps to Grow Your Business During Quarantine

3 Steps to Grow Your Business During Quarantine

Over the last few weeks, we have seen that many agents are not sure how to grow their business without meeting as many people face-to-face. To keep things as simple as possible, we want to share 3 steps you can take to keep your business stable and growing during uncertain times. 1. Call all of […]

Mobile Apps for Insurance Agents

Mobile Apps for Insurance Agents

As a Medicare agent, you already know how to adapt, but technology can make maneuvering the changing landscape of the industry a little easier. Check out our list of mobile apps for insurance agents and find tools to help you work wherever you are. Business Management Mobile Apps for Insurance Agents Take voice notes, store […]

New FAQs: Remote and Telephonic Medicare Enrollment

Medicare Remote Enrollment FAQs

If you’re like most of the agents we talk to every day, you’ve been spending recent weeks learning new methods for enrolling Medicare clients remotely. Carriers are releasing new telephonic sales materials and guidance, and agents are adapting techniques.  It’s not surprising if you have some questions about how to keep selling when you can’t […]

Compare Hospital Indemnity Policies

Compare Hospital Indemnity Policies

The COVID-19 pandemic has unquestionably changed the way Medicare agents do business. Some of those changes have impacted selling methods, while others are related to the products agents are selling. Specifically, at NCC, we’ve seen an increase in agents selling Hospital Indemnity products. If you’re looking to increase your Hospital Indemnity sales, our 3 Step […]