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Agility Insurance Services welcomes Verisk Financial

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 VERISK FINANCIAL WELCOMES AGILITY INSURANCE SERVICES      July 20th, 2021, Richardson, TX -Agility Insurance Services is proud to announce and welcome Verisk Financial as a partner.  Verisk Financial G2 has promoted safer, more profitable commerce globally since 2004. This company helps digital commerce clients distinguish high quality merchants and advertisers from bad actors. The G2  Health Insurance Provider  Certification service extends their experience and expertise in vetting and monitoring players in the healthcare industry.  The  G2 certification service opens the door to online health insurance advertising and builds trust with your customers.      This partnership will allow health insurance providers to get certified and licensed to advertise health and medical insurance coverage with Google in all relevant jurisdictions. G2’s certification and ongoing monitoring is required to verify that you are licensed to sell health insurance in each state or locale where you do busi

Wellcare: 2022 Annual Certification Training Now Available

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We are excited to announce 2022 Wellcare Annual Certification Training is now available! 2022 Annual Certification Training Details: One Combined ACT: Successful completion of ACT certifies you to market and sell all 2021 and 2022 Wellcare Medicare product offerings, for Allwell, Fidelis Care, Health Net, WellCare, and Ascension Complete Health Plans. Open-Book Exam: The entire training course is available for download in PDF format located in the course Resources. The document can be searched by using the ctrl-f search function. Unlimited Attempts: You can take the mastery exam as many times as you would like. Remember, there is a 24-hour lockout between attempts to allow you time to study and revisit any of the training material. AHIP Integration: The Centene Learning Center provides real-time AHIP to ACT training availability. Complete AHIP through our training site to access discounted pricing ($125 vs $175) Accessing 2022 ACT: Yo

Oscar Health 2022 Broker First Look

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The Power of Partnership: Oscar + Holy Cross + Memorial Oscar teamed up with Holy Cross and Memorial Health Systems to develop a new kind of Medicare Advantage option for Broward county. With deep knowledge of our patients and their unique needs, we're able to offer members a best-in-class experience that costs less.  To break through in Broward, we couldn't settle for the status quo. We saw a community that was in need of a better approach to Medicare: one that offers a lot more value and treats people less like numbers on a spreadsheet and more like, you know, people. $0 premiums for the care you need, including up to $2,600 in dental, vision and hearing benefits - even gym membership! A complete approach to dental care - including plans with no maximum for preventative and comprehensive dental (even implants) $0 medical and drug deductibles, so members know what they'll pay from day one. No referrals required to see a specialist, plus a Care Team to help Members navigat

UnitedHealthcare: Year-Long Access to the Peloton App

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UnitedHealthcare to Provide Millions of Members with Year-Long Access to the Peloton App. Starting Sept. 1, eligible UnitedHealthcare members will now be able to access thousands of live and on-demand classes via the Peloton App for up to 12 months, or receive a four-month waiver toward their All-Access Membership, at no additional cost The UnitedHealthcare offer is the first of its kind between Peloton and a health plan, helping both organizations achieve their joint goal of making fitness and overall wellness more attainable and accessible   MINNETONKA, Minn., and NEW YORK (July 20, 2021) — UnitedHealthcare, part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), and Peloton (Nasdaq: PTON) are working together to provide millions of Americans with access — at no additional cost — to fitness classes that can help improve their overall fitness and well-being, the first such relationship between Peloton and a health plan. As of Sept. 1, as part of their plan benefits, millions of fully insured

Oscar Health Introducing a New Partnership

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I’m excited to let you know that Mulberry Insurance Agency, an Oscar brokerage subsidiary, is now partnering with National General Accident & Health (NatGen) to sell NatGen Select Dental PPO and Plan Enhancer coverage solutions.   * This partnership demonstrates our commitment to helping you give your clients – Oscar members and non-Oscar members alike – an enhanced health care experience that they’ll love and thank you for. Already selling NatGen plans? That’s great! You will not be required to change the way you’re currently selling NatGen plans, and there will be no changes to your appointment or how you are paid commissions on those plans. We’re just letting you know that you can now sell NatGen plans right from your Oscar Broker Account in just five easy steps: Sign into your Oscar Broker Account Click on the “Sell supplemental plans” button Click on the ‘Go to National General’ button The next page will be a login page that will automatically input your NPN.  N

BlueCross BlueShield of Texas: New Bonus Program

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Producer Bounce Back Bonus Program GET BACK TO BUSINESS AND EARN MORE WHEN YOU WRITE WITH BCBSTX.     How It Works Medical sales eligible for the program include NEW Fully Insured accounts (1-500 enrolled employees) sold with effective dates from October 1, 2021 through January 15, 2022.  To earn a bonus, you must sell a minimum of 5 accounts and 50 contracts AND achieve a minimum retention level of 85% during the bonus period. Read Full Bonus Program Details Here >  BlueCross BlueShield of Texas Contracting >    

TDI: Texas Department of Insurance - Changes to Agent Licensing Laws

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Changes to agent licensing laws The Texas Department of Insurance has issued a bulletin listing major changes to agent licensing provisions during the 87th Legislature. Those include: Increasing ethics continuing education requirements. Removing the life and health insurance counselor license. Removing insurance service representative license. Discontinuing registration for home office salaried employees. Eliminating subagent appointments. This bulletin provides a summary of changes to agent license requirements in House Bill 4030 from the 87th Texas Legislature. Increases ethics continuing education requirements The continuing education requirement for ethics increased from two hours to three hours per license period for licenses expiring on or after September 30, 2022. This change doesn’t affect the total number of hours required during the two-year licensing period. The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) will be providing more information on when licensees must complete th

CMS Proposed Rule to Increase Americans’ Access to Health Coverage for 2022.

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CMS Proposed Rule to Increase Americans’ Access to Health Coverage for 2022 The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today proposed a series of provisions to follow through on President Biden’s commitment to build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), expand health coverage access and advance health equity. These provisions are the third installment of the payment notice for 2022.   The proposed rule includes a variety of provisions to protect and expand Americans’ access to high-quality, affordable health insurance. This includes proposals to lengthen the annual open enrollment period for 2022 by an additional 30 days, create a new special enrollment period opportunity for certain low-income consumers, and expand the duties of Federally-facilitated Exchange Navigators to offer additional help to consumers enrolling in plans. These actions demonstrate a strong commitment by the Biden-Harris Administration to extend health insurance coverage to more Americans and

2022 MAPD/PDP Certification & Training Preparation Guide Video

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Checkout the 2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas: Medicare Producer Certification Video Guide Below:   CLICK HERE TO VIEW > You can also view several other Medicare carriers with the link below for more certifications, contracting & training guides...   MEDICARE CERTIFICATIONS > MEDICARE CONTRACTING >

2022 Wellcare First Looks

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Attention Valued Partner, We are excited to announce 2022 Wellcare First Looks are now available! What are First Looks: The First Looks provide an overview of the combined Wellcare Medicare product offerings, for Allwell, Fidelis Care, Health Net, WellCare and Ascension Complete Health Plans as well as what’s new in 2022, and market specific benefits. Accessing First Looks: First Looks are available online. Each region has a dedicated page that will be updated and can be accessed anytime. In addition, the product grids can be downloaded and saved. Click here to access the complete First Looks library. Be sure to save the site www.wellcarefirstlook.com to your bookmarks. We hope this information is useful and helps you prepare for the 2022 Annual Enrollment Period (AEP)! Additionally, we encourage our agency partners to utilize this site as a recruiting tool for licensed brokers. *Important! All First Looks are for broker use only and are confidential and proprietary. Any informatio