Agent Support, General, Training

For many agents, selling Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) during the annual enrollment period (AEP) represents a big part of their income. But you can’t just jump right into it. If you’re a new agent, you should strongly consider getting your AHIP certification, which you’ll need if you want to sell Medicare Advantage […]

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Published April 18, 2019 | GOBankingRates By Erica Corbin Lying on your resume to make yourself look like the ideal candidate can easily backfire. If you’re found out, you damage the trust between you and the potential employer, as well as your reputation in the industry. Get advice from Sandi Knight, Senior Vice President and […]

Existing Licensed Agents, General

Due to the largest tax overhaul in more than 30 years, there will be big changes during the 2019 federal income tax filing season. You may have heard about the impact of the new tax law on large corporations, but smaller businesses, such as independent insurance agents, will be affected as well. Most insurance agents […]

Existing Licensed Agents, General

Anthem is exiting the federal exchange in Ohio. Based on preliminary filing submissions made to the Ohio Department of Insurance, Anthem’s reductions across the state will leave approximately 10,500 Ohioans in at least 18 counties with no insurer in 2018. Those 18 counties are Coshocton, Crawford, Guernsey, Hancock, Harrison, Hocking, Holmes, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, Morgan, […]

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Published November 28, 2016 | LifeHealthPro By David B. Peterson Back in 2013, Janet Trautwein, CEO of the National Association of Health Underwriters offered a prophetic remark: “Without agents’ expert advice, many individuals and businesses will end up spending more for health insurance and receive less care.”  While the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has made significant strides […]

Existing Licensed Agents, General

Published October 28, 2016 | ThinkAdvisor By Michael Z. Stahl Agencies want to screen you, but you also have to screen them. Of course, you see news stories every day about problems in some parts of the insurance industry, including the health insurance market. Some companies are pulling back from some product lines. But insurance companies still […]

General, New to Insurance

Are you looking for helpful insurance agent career information? Do you know what personality traits are best if you want to become an insurance agent? Look no further—Christopher Mason, Senior Vice President of HealthMarkets, shares valuable insurance agent career information right here. Now, read on. Mason Describes HealthMarkets “At HealthMarkets, we create a unique and […]

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As an independent agent with HealthMarkets Insurance Agency, you can earn respect in the communities you serve by assisting your customers as they make important insurance choices. As you build your business within your community you’ll find personal satisfaction and have the chance to build financial security with lasting value.

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When shopping for insurance, customers want a range of options to meet their needs and budget. As an agent with HealthMarkets you have access to a portfolio of products from more than 180 national and regional insurance companies across the country that help you meet more of the customer’s needs today—and as those needs change […]

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Looking for a recession-proof business to start? Insurance is one of those industries that is largely unaffected by the state of the economy. Therefore being an insurance broker is a great way to ensure job stability and long-term growth. Think about it. Insurance is a necessary part of modern life. People need insurance whether the economy […]