Bishop Marketing Agency Blog

Medicare Advantage Disenrollment Period is here

Posted by Lance Hoeltke on Mon, Jan 07, 2013 @ 07:46 PM

While none of us want to see our clients leaving their Medicare Advantage Plans, we all want to make sure we are providing our clients with the service they deserve.  Sometimes, this means guiding them out of plans they are not so comfortable with and into ones more fitting for their needs.

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Tags: Humana Medicare Agents, Bishop Marketing Agency, MAPD and PDP membership, PDP enrollment, Humana MAPD plan, Special Election Periods for MAPD, Medicare supplement, CMS guidelines

When comparing the value of MAPD versus Medigap, consider this

Posted by Lance Hoeltke on Tue, Aug 14, 2012 @ 09:51 AM

In a recent conversation I had with Larry Bishop, the topic of getting value from Medicare entitlement came up. After 25 years of distributing Medicare Supplements as both an agent and MGA, Larry’s philosophy of health coverage shifted, from one of prepayment, to that of a “pay as you go” approach.

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Tags: MAPD, Larry Bishop, Medicare Advantage, Humana’s Medicare health plans, Medicare supplement, Medigap plan