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June 11, 2019

2020 certification starts 7/10 | Contracting tool goes live 7/1 | Coming soon: VBE expands to new markets

Wish your clients a Happy Birthday, new contracting tools, SilverSneakers voting and more.

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June 3, 2019

New Aetna Contracting Process Will Begin July 1

To help ensure a successful rollout, we are moving the start date for the new contracting process from June 17 to July 1.

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May 13, 2019

Heads Up: Action Required by Members Who Use SSA/RRB Premium Withhold Option

We want to notify you about an issue affecting all Medicare members who elected to pay plan premiums from their SSA or RRB check.

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April 24, 2019

New Contracting Process Starts June 17 | Marketing Studio Training | BenefitsCheckUp

We’re in the process of replacing our existing Aetna Medicare contracting system (nomoreforms) with an improved tool that will expedite the contracting process.

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February 28, 2019

Plan Ahead: Chargebacks Will Appear on Mid-March Commission Statement

Heads up: In mid-March, your Medicare commission statement will show chargebacks for overpayment on some termed Coventry 2018 effective policies.

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January 8, 2019

Did You Know? The DSNP in Western PA is on Fire!

Did you know? Aetna's got a 2019 Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (SNP) in Western PA

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December 20, 2018

Happy Holidays | Recertify Renewal Payments by 12/31 | OEP Starts Jan. 1 - Are You Ready?

Thank you for your business during 2018! We appreciate your ongoing commitment to serving Aetna's Medicare members. We want to wish you and your families...

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December 14, 2018

Thanks for a Great AEP! | 2019 Age-In Materials on Studio | OEP: Are You Ready?

New on Studio: 2019 age-in materials - What new members can expect OEP: Are you ready? We're here to help! Reminder: How to check enrollment status...

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November 28, 2018

A New Day in Health Care

We are excited to share that CVS Health, the nation's premier health innovation company, has completed its acquisition of Aetna...

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November 27, 2018

Did You Know? The DSNP in Central PA is on Fire!

Did you know? We've got a 2019 Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (SNP) in Central PA The Advantra Cares (HMO) SNP offers special benefits to those who qualify...

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November 18, 2018

OEP "Rules of the Road" Webinar: 11/29 | 2019 Journey Handbooks | Discount on Your E&O Coverage

Medicare Open Enrollment Period returns in January: Join a "Rules of the Road" webinar...

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November 9, 2018

Thank You Vets! | CMS Blackout Period: Nov. 9-17 | How to Check Enrollment Status

How to check the status of applications | CMS blackout period from November 9-17 | Grow your business with referrals| Become a 2019 Front Runner

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November 4, 2018

Speedy Enrollments | 3 Ways to Lookup Providers | 5 Tips for Online Provider Lookup

Medicare Producer News - November 02, 2018 Ensure your enrollments are processed efficiently 3 ways to search for in-network providers...

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October 30, 2018

10/31 Deadline: Add 2019 Star Ratings to Your Enrollment Kits

CMS requires producers to review the 2019 star ratings document with beneficiaries when presenting 2019 Individual Medicare plans (MA/MAPD, PDP)...

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October 26, 2018

OSBs: Here's What You Need to Know

Some Aetna Medicare plans (MA/MAPD) offer optional supplemental benefits (OSB) for an additional monthly premium...

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October 25, 2018

Great News: LabCorp is a Preferred Lab Starting January 1, 2019

Aetna and LabCorp have signed an expanded agreement to make LabCorp a preferred national laboratory for all Aetna Medicare health plans, products and members...

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October 10, 2018

Starting 10/11, Commission Statements Will be Emailed to You

Great news! Starting on October 11, you'll begin receiving a commission statement for your Individual Medicare (MA/MAPD, PDP) business via email...

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October 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Justice Will Allow CVS Health Acquisition of Aetna to Proceed

Under the DOJ consent decree, closing of the CVS Health-Aetna transaction may proceed prior to the effective date of Aetna's previously announced divestiture.

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