You worked hard all AEP to enroll your clients. Make sure you keep them! Track your book of business on the carrier portals and check in with your members before AEP ends. Are they all set and happy with the plan they chose with you?
Check Your Supplies
Don’t wait until you have run out of supplies to order more. You can order supplies through most carrier portals. Contact your Sales Support Specialist at GarityAdvantage if you need ordering assistance.
Stay on Top of Your Enrollments
Keep an eye out for emails from the carriers and/or GarityAdvantage regarding any possible issues/missing information on an application. Timing is everything in Medicare – especially this last week. Review the carrier enrollment guidelines on our website. Find more tools and support on our Agent Dashboard.
Navigating the twists and turns of the Medicare market has never been more challenging or rewarding. While CMS is keeping agents on their toes with new call recording requirements and compliance expectations, the opportunities available for sales growth are massive – as interest in Medicare Advantage plans continues to explode.
ARE YOU WINNING THIS AEP?
If you are not achieving the success you’ve anticipated, you may want to take a look at the opportunities your FMO is bringing to you. At GarityAdvantage, we work closely with our broker partners to deliver a customized package of tools, services, support and in-the-field selling opportunities to help you succeed including:
FREE call recording technology
FREE quote & enroll, CRM and lead ordering tools
FREE inbound leads ringing direct to your phone
Access to retail and provider marketing opportunities
Educational dinner seminar strategies
Personalized marketing collateral
More $$$’s invested in you via financial incentives, unlimited co-op and additional marketing dollars
Commissions paid at the top CMS defined rates for independent agents/brokers ($601 new/$301 renewal)
Agency building tools and support
Plus, daily access and to our dedicated team of sales, support, contracting, commissions, compliance, marketing and enrollment specialists – all working with you to help you take your Medicare business to new heights.
In observance of Thanksgiving, GarityAdvantage Agencies will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. Additionally, our office will close at 1pm on Wednesday, November 23rd with the exception of our enrollment processing team who will retain their 9am-5pm hours.
Note: Carrier deadlines for enrollments still apply.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Medicare enrollments dated before Thursday, November 24th MUST be sent to us no later than Wednesday, November 23rd during business hours (9AM-5PM). All enrollments taken/submitted on Thursday, November 24th will be processed on Friday, November 25th.
Tuesday enrollments sent after hours on
Wednesday risk being LATE to the carrier.
We will be providing limited staff to process your enrollments on Friday afternoon, November 25th, and Saturday morning, November 26th.
To ensure compliance with CMS enrollment time-frames, you should always submit your enrollments the day they are received. This requirement becomes especially important now because CMS requirements Do Not allow additional days for weekends and holidays.
Please use the links below for directions on how to submit your applications to the carriers directly between 5:00 PM, Wednesday, November 23rd and all day Thursday, November 24th.