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New Cigna Benefits for New Buyers

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  Make Life More Rewarding With Cigna Supplemental Benefits Medicare Supplement with more rewards On May 16 , our Medicare Supplement product insured by Cigna National Health Insurance Company (CNHIC), is coming to TX! Multi-policy discount New for 2022, Cigna has increased our multi-policy discount in TX. Customers in households where more than one person enrolls or is enrolled in an individual Medicare Supplement policy provided by Cigna can earn a multi-policy discount of 20%. With our premium discount offerings and more, Cigna Medicare Supplement products are designed to reward customers with better value and enhanced programs and services. Find out more about how Cigna can make life more rewarding! Example rates State: TX  Male Plan G 68 - $104.50 Male Plan N 65 - $73.07 Female Plan G 68 - $93.30 Female Plan N 65 - $65.24 Sales materials Additional materials for CNHIC TX will be available on AgentView in the coming weeks. ·     Application ·     Outline of Coverage ·     NMO stan

Why Agents Should Sell Travel Plans

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  Why do your clients need Travel Insurance?  Even though more people are traveling, the pandemic continues to go on and at any given moment, breaking news can change your travel plans unexpectedly. This is the best time to promote and push travel insurance for your clients. Travel insurance is coverage designed to protect against risks and financial losses that could happen while traveling. The risks range from minor inconveniences such as missed airline connections and delayed luggage all the way to more serious issues including injuries or major illness. Dependending on who you sell for, different providers offer different plans with a mix of these coverages and more, so be sure to educate yourself about all the options before choosing one. One way to tackle this is to determine your specific needs and find a plan that fits. As an agent, you can answer all questions and help clients enroll in a plan. According to the U.S. Travel Insurance Association, in 2018, roughly 65.8 million p

CVS Health Completes Rollout In Arizona Pharmacies

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  CVS Health completes rollout of time delay safes in all of its Arizona pharmacies As part of an ongoing commitment to support law enforcement and help build safer communities, CVS Health announced the completed installation of time delay safe technology in all 198 Arizona CVS Pharmacy locations, including those in Target stores. The safes are anticipated to help prevent pharmacy robberies and the potential for associated diversion of controlled substance medications – including opioid medications such as oxycodone and hydrocodone – by electronically delaying the time it takes for pharmacy employees to open the safe. In addition, the safes are anticipated to benefit the safety and well-being of CVS Pharmacy customers and employees. The company’s rollout of time delay safes is in support of the state’s Organized Retail Crime Task Force, which was established by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich with support from the state Legislature and the Arizona Retailers Association. “Our off

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Releases Corporate Report

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  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Releases 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report  Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) released its 2021 Corporate Social Responsibility Report which highlights the company’s numerous initiatives and contributions to the communities in which it serves. The report’s areas of focus include access to care, community impact and operating responsibly as aligned with BCBSTX’s commitment to addressing health disparities and supporting more equitable care for all. “We support affordable, quality health care for all and believe in making intentional and meaningful efforts to enhance positive health outcomes for all Texans,” said Sheena Payne, BCBSTX Director of Community Affairs. “We are proud of the impact we have had for our members, customers and employees as well as our communities across the state” The report details BCBSTX’s substantial financial and in-kind donations as well as its contribution of resources to provide health care services, elimi

Cigna Offers New Incentives

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  Cigna WINcentives 2022 This year, you’re set up to win with exciting sales opportunities. WINcentives 2022 gives you more ways to earn extra money - each and every month - with no limits.  1,000 targeted leads with a direct mail campaign for every fourth application you write for Medicare Supplement Plans F, G or N. (Must be underwritten or Open Enrollment Plan N. From January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022.) $100 for every application you write for Medicare Supplement Plans F, G or N, (Incentive will be retro-acted to the first application. Minimum of four applications. Must be underwritten or Open Enrollment Plan N from January 1, 2022 to September 30, 2022.) $25 for every application you write for qualifying Supplemental Health products. (Incentive will be retro-acted to the first application. Minimum of five applications. From January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2022. ) $$25 for every Flexible Choice Dental, Vision & Hearing application each month. (Incentive will be retro-acted t

Department of Health and Human Services Plans To Make Coverage More Affordable

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  HHS Announces New Policy to Make Coverage More Accessible and Affordable for Millions of Americans in 2023 Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), announced new measures that will allow consumers to more easily find the right form of quality, affordable health care coverage on HealthCare.gov that best meets their needs. These measures set the landscape for the upcoming HealthCare.Gov Open Enrollment Period, which will begin on November 1, 2022, and are part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s ongoing effort to strengthen and build on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  “The Affordable Care Act has successfully expanded coverage and provided hundreds of health plans for consumers to choose from,” said Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra. “By including new standardized plan options on HealthCare.gov, we are making it even easier for consumers to compare quality and value across health care pla

BlueCross BlueShield 2022-2023 Bonus Program

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  2022-2023 Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Bonus Program Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX), is committed to rewarding you for your extra efforts throughout the year with a special bonus program for new Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan sales. It’s our way of saying thank you for all you do.  The Medicare Supplement Insurance Plan Bonus Program includes a tiered bonus schedule based on your production level. The higher the number of Medicare Supplement Insurance policies sold by a writing producer throughout the program period, the higher total payout. There is no maximum payout!   Bonus Amounts Based on Production  There are four bonus-per-policy amounts, depending on the total number of policies sold during the bonus period:  If you sell up to 19 policies, your bonus per policy is $30.  If you sell up to 49 policies, your bonus per policy is $75.  If you sell up to 74 policies, your bonus per policy is $125.  If you sell 75+ policies, your bonus per policy is $175* . 

Service Area Reduction For Bright Healthcare

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  BRIGHT HEALTHCARE SERVICE AREA REDUCTION  Bright Health is taking steps to refine and optimize our strategy to ensure we are best positioned to enhance the health care experience for consumers and Care Partners and deliver the highest quality, affordable care.  In 2023, we will deepen our presence in those markets where we can have the greatest impact, achieve long-term success and drive differentiated value with our Fully Aligned system of care. For that reason, Bright Health has decided to exit its Individual and Family Plan (IFP) business in Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Virginia after plan year 2022, as well as discontinue its Employer Group segment.  Although we never wish to discontinue a product or leave a market, it is common practice for carriers to change service areas/product offerings over time. It is a priority for Bright Health to continue to provide the best service and experience to the members, providers, brokers, and other partners in thes