Senior Market Insurance Agent Blog

Agent Guide to Important Medicare Enrollment Periods and Deadlines

September 10, 2021

Many Medicare deadlines are critical for your senior clients. Forgetting or missing them could involve a coverage gap or penalty that will follow your client for the rest of their life.

What You Actually Need to Know From the 2021 Medicare Trustees Report

September 7, 2021

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? Typically, this report comes out…

2021 Medicare Changes: What Insurance Agents Need to Know

December 28, 2020

Medicare is always changing, and it can be hard to keep up with it all, so we’ve compiled all the major Medicare changes coming for 2021.

Should Financial Advisors Get Into Medicare Sales?

December 14, 2020

Financial advisors may be experts when it comes to investments and estate planning, but what about Medicare?

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…

The Insurance Agent's Guide to Medicare.gov's Plan Finder

October 26, 2020

Last year, Medicare redesigned the Plan Finder tool, which was the first redesign in over a decade. The new version of Medicare.gov's Plan Finder is easy to use, mobile-friendly, and much easier on…

How Agents Can Help Disabled Clients Under Age 65 With Medicare

June 8, 2020

Did you know 16% of individuals with Medicare coverage are under age 65 (Kaiser Family Foundation)? Whether it's a mental disorder, an injury, cancer, or something else, those who are disabled will…

7 Surprises to Insurance Agents After They Enrolled in Medicare

January 21, 2020

Enrolling into Medicare is one of the most complicated endeavors you go through as you prepare to turn 65. Thankfully, independent insurance agents make the confusing process simple.

2020 Medicare Changes: What Insurance Agents Need to Know

January 9, 2020

There have been a lot of Medicare changes lately, so we're going to lay them all out here for our field force of producers. From the January 1, 2020 phase out of Plan F to the Part D donut hole going…

How to Help Your Medicare Clients That Are Working Past Age 65

December 17, 2019

As an independent insurance agent in the Medicare space, you’re bound to see a little bit of everything. However, something you’re probably seeing more and more is clients that are choosing to work…