Senior Market Insurance Agent Blog

Ask the Underwriters: Med Supp & Life Underwriting Tips for Agents

January 27, 2020

Ahh, underwriting. The bane of many an independent insurance agent's existence. While many of us struggle to place tough cases as we bury our noses in underwriting guides, there are underwriters out.

Hot Med Supps for Indiana Agents – Q1 2020

January 14, 2020

The top of 2020 is an exciting time for independent agents in Indiana. There are some hungry carriers with competitive rates and other perks for the writing agent.

4 Things Agents Should Do As Medigap Plan F Phases Out in 2020

December 3, 2019

While Plan F isn't being discontinued, it won't be available to people who are newly eligible for Medicare after January 1, 2020. This change has been a long time coming, since Congress first signed.

Everything You Need to Know About Medicare Supplement E-Apps

November 5, 2019

Medicare Supplement e-Apps can be intimidating at first, but there are so many perks to them... they're becoming hard to ignore.

Capitol Life's Medicare Supplement Is Here!

October 31, 2019

The Capitol Life Medicare Supplement has taken off in 10 states, including Michigan, Texas, and North Carolina. New states are constantly rolling out, and as of October 30th, it’s available in.

Video: Learning e-Apps – Capitol Life Medicare Supplement

October 31, 2019

Capitol Life's electronic Medicare Supplement application is easy to use, and it's much more convenient than writing a paper app – not to mention the red, yellow, and green underwriting decision.

Is the Lasso MSA Better Than a High-Deductible Plan F?

October 1, 2019

By Steve Spinner and John Hockaday Originally published November 6, 2018. Article updated October 1, 2019. Updates include Lasso Healthcare 2020 plan deposit information. A question we’ve seen a lot.

Top 5 Medicare Supplement Carriers for the 2019/2020 AEP

September 20, 2019

As we all prepare for the 2019/2020 AEP, I’d like to share our Top 5 Medicare Supplement carriers. This is the rundown of companies we love and also the ones that are getting most of our business.

My 2 Favorite Med Supp Carriers as a Writing Agent

September 16, 2019

As we gear up for AEP, I wanted to quickly share my favorite Medicare Supplement carriers. My perspective is as a personal producer, so I'm hoping that my take on these two carriers will be useful.

Planning for the 2020 Open Enrollment Period

September 16, 2019

Back in 2015, we published our first article about planning for AEP – it was called Planning for the Open Enrollment Period. In this short pep talk, I encouraged all of our agents to offer ancillary.