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Rebekah Parr

Rebekah Parr
I’m Rebekah Parr, the Content Director here at New Horizons. If there’s something that needs to be written, I’m the go-to gal for the job! My background is in writing and publishing. I graduated as an Honors Scholar from Illinois State University and hold a BS in English and Creative Writing. My previous career was as the Editor for a nonfiction publishing house, where I edited and proofed hundreds of books and wrote 7 nonfiction books. Today, I help insurance agents in the senior market grow their businesses through marketing materials, training guides, how-to articles, and more.
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Recent Posts

How to Record & Store Calls for AEP: CMS Compliance Changes

August 2, 2022

New compliance rules and guidelines that apply to Medicare Advantage and Part D plans are coming. From new disclaimers to a call recording and 10-year storage requirement, these major changes will…

What You Actually Need to Know From the 2022 Medicare Trustees Report

June 17, 2022

It's a New Horizons tradition – every year, we publish a summary of the Medicare Trustees Report. After all, it’s a few hundred pages long, and who has time for that? Last year, the report was over 3…

MedicareCENTER's Free CRM Tool for Medicare Insurance Agents

May 17, 2022

Are you a Medicare agent looking for a free, user-friendly CRM? Look no further than MedicareCENTER, a powerful quoting and enrollment platform. Store client information, set follow-up reminders, and…

8 Medicare Agents Answer: Do You Need an Office Space to Sell Insurance?

March 21, 2022

Plenty of agents sell from home, and since COVID-19, many agents have embraced remote insurance sales. According to a survey cited by the Insurance Journal, 68% of insurance professionals want to…

The Ultimate 2022 Tax Deductions Checklist for Independent Insurance Agents

January 4, 2022

Note: This article has been updated for 2022. Disclaimer: We are not tax professionals. Please consult with your accountant or CPA for tax advice. It’s tax season again, and we’ve put together a full…

How to Help Clients Find Medicare-Participating Providers

November 22, 2021

Medicare clients often look to their agent for guidance when navigating the complexities of the government healthcare system.

Plan G Plus Agent Guide – New Med Supp with Innovative Benefits

March 15, 2021

Extra benefits like dental, vision, hearing, and SilverSneakers® have always been popular among the senior crowd. Medicare Advantage plans have been able to promote these extras successfully, but…

Top COVID-19 Challenges for Insurance Agents In the Senior Market

February 23, 2021

Widespread vaccine distribution is right around the corner, and the pandemic may come to an end soon. But will COVID-19 ever really be over for agents?

Medicare Basics for New Senior Market Insurance Agents

November 9, 2020

If you're brand new to senior market insurance sales, your first step is to learn about how Medicare works. The problem is Medicare is complex, with plans and parts and regulations and enrollment…

How to Design a DIY Brochure For Your Insurance Agency Using Canva

November 5, 2020

It's no secret that digital marketing is picking up steam these days, but tried-and-true methods of marketing still work, including brochures! There's something about holding a physical item –…