BOOSTWeekly: LeClair Group Expands Medicare Sales Support

LeClair Group Expands Medicare Sales Support
January 23, 2018LeClair Group is excited to announce that Dan Arland has joined Kris Johnson as a Relationship Manager on our Medicare Specialist desk.

“We are very excited to introduce Dan Arland to LeClair Group” said Jennifer Cheesman, Manager of Brokerage Services. “Dan brings many years of experience to our team, and while he’s well versed in U65 and Group insurance, his primary area of expertise is Medicare. With Dan on board, we feel even more confident we can provide you with the information, experience and resources you need to navigate the everchanging Medicare market.”

Dan spent 14 years as an independent agent running his own agency in Oakdale, Minnesota.  Having specialized in Medicare, he understands your clients’ needs and looks forward to supporting your Supplement, Advantage and ancillary insurance needs.

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UnitedHealth Group Exceeds $200 Billion in Revenue
UnitedHealthcare | January 18, 2018

UnitedHealthcare continues to be a important addition to any agent’s portfolio, especially since United Health Group, UnitedHealthcare’s parent company, has exceeded $200 billion in revenue.

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When Medicare Supplement Insurance Isn’t Enough
Mutual of Omaha | January 15, 2018
As costs and deductibles rise, seniors are feeling the pinch more and more when it comes to paying for their health care. Fortunately, Mutual of Omaha’s Critical Advantage portfolio can help cover out-of-pocket expenses.

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Change to Cost Plan Enrollment Eligibility
HealthPartners | January 12, 2018

HealthPartners has announced that clients living in Kanabec, McLeod, Meeker and Mille Lacs counties can continue to enroll in the HealthPartners® Freedom (Cost) plan throughout 2018, even if they don’t have a current relationship with HealthPartners.

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All Carrier Updates

Read all the latest Carrier Updates. Our Advisor Advantage website is updated daily with all the latest carrier and industry news. You can easily shuffle content by carrier, date or topic. CLICK HERE.

Medicaid Recipients to Get Work Requirements
January 12, 2018

The Centers Medicare and Medicaid Services have released new policy guidance that would allow them to test programs that would allow states to require that some Medicaid enrollees hold a job, participate in volunteer work, or enroll in classes or work training for a certain number of hours each week.

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GOP To Target ACA’s Employer Mandate For Repeal
January 14, 2018

Having already eliminated the requirement for people to have health insurance, Republicans in Congress are now taking aim at the employer mandate, which requires employer to offer health insurance that is affordable and offers Minimum Essential Coverage.

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MNsure Sees Record Enrollment
January 17, 2018

Minnesota’s individual health insurance marketplace, MNsure, saw record enrollments this year with more than 116,000 people purchasing insurance through the state market.

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Why the U.S. Spends So Much More Than Other Nations on Health Care
January 2, 2018

Today, the United States spends almost twice as much on health care as other countries, but a few decades ago American health care spending was much closer to that of peer nations.

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Don’t Hold Sneezes In
January 18, 2018

Next time you are fighting the urge to sneeze, don’t – ear, nose and throat specialists have warned that trying to contain a forceful sneeze could lead to “numerous complications” and even a lethal brain aneurysm.

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Time is Running Out to Win a $500 Visa Gift Card

We are now in the last month of our Open Enrollment sales contest. Have you sold your five policies yet? As a reminder,  you can walk away with a $500 Visa gift card from LeClair Group.   All it takes for you to be eligible for a chance to win is to sell five policies from either LifeSecure, IHC Group, Ameritas, or GeoBlue. With three separate contests, you have up to three chances to win, so roll up your sleeves and be ready to take one or all three!

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Long Term Care 8- and 4-hour Certification and Refresher Courses

Registration is open for our MA Eligibility and Long Term Care Partnership Program training courses. Please join LTC Practice Leader Dutch Koop in February to get a jump start to selling LTC products and/or fulfill your LTC continuing education requirements.

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