The Daily Grind! A Monthly Newsletter from Emrick Group

 

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The Monthly Grind

An EIMG Newsletter

March 2022

This is Emrick Insurance Marketing Group‘s 1stedition of the “Monthly Grind”, a monthly newsletter highlighting on important updates you should know. Here is a recap of some important Industry updates for March 2022.

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qSig

Lumico’s Newest

Signature Option

qSig is the fastest and most efficient signature process yet! 

It allows applicants to choose from a list of common security questions to apply their signature.

Download Flyer Here

Lumico/Elips – continued:

Useful information to know before completing a Dual Enrollment eApp.

In the case of a dual application, you will only have the option to begin the second application if the first has been approved. If the application is declined or referred, you will not have to option to start a new application. Instead, you should begin a new application from the Agent Portal.

For more information, check out the Elips Med Supp eApp Agent Reference Guide

Cigna Health & Life Ins Co

Rate adjustments

The following Medicare Supplement insurance plans are experiencing rate adjustments in the following states:

 4/1/2022 – Illinois

View Rates and Outline of Coverage Here

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BCBSIL

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A New Medicare Supplement Option, Effective April 1

BCBSIL is introducing four new Medicare Supplement policies in Illinois: Plans A, F, G and N Secure.

They offer the same benefits as existing A, F, G and N Plans, but provide better rates for those members who pass underwriting.  

Aetna

Medicare

This a reminder that the Ascend enrollment tool will be discontinued on March 31.

Agents should now be actively using Aetna’s new enrollment tool, Think Agent, for all Aetna Medicare enrollment and sales activities.

Make sure you’re on track by following Aetna’s Ready-Set-Go checklist

  • Download your enrollment and Scope of Appointment documents from Ascend and store them. There will be no access to these documents after March 31. 

Clink Here for Instructions

  • Request access for your new account by downloading the Think Agent app or use the website version on your laptop or computer.

Click Here for Instructions

  • Attend a live, online Think Agent training to learn about all the capabilities and features.

Click Here to find a Training

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UnitedHealthcare/AARP

Now Available: 2022 Enrollment Kits for AARP Medicare Supplement Plans

Access new Enrollment Kits for Alabama, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and South Dakota via the Sales Materials Portal on Jarvis.

2022 Annual Rate Information for AARP Medicare Supplement Plans

Annual rate change information for 2022 AARP Medicare Supplement Plans is now available in the following states for plan effective dates of June 1, 2022:

Alabama, Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.

Read more on Jarvis here

Wilbur Wilson’s Wisdom

Every Wednesday you can find Wilbur Wilson’s Wisdom quote of the day on our Facebook page.

Check out this weeks words of wisdom below!

Wilbur Wilson’s Wisdom
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Fun Facts

Keep an eye out for the first wildflowers that bloom in late winter/early spring! These flowers are called Spring Ephemerals!

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Pictured above is a Trout Lily (Erythronium Americanum) one of the many native wildflowers from our area in Illinois. The purple splotches on its leaves resemble the markings on a Brook Trout, which is where it gets it its name.

The next time you are out for a walk, keep an eye out for some of these delightfully delicate wildflowers and let us know what types of Spring Ephemerals are native in your area!

Learn more about Spring Ephemerals Here!

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