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More Evidence You Should Be Selling Dental Insurance

A recent article from DentistryIQ reports on a new CareQuest Institute survey that concludes, among other things, that Americans are not getting the dental care they need. The survey, according to the article, “is the largest and most comprehensive of its kind, with more than 5,000 participants and 170 questions.”
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Reminder: Low-Income Individuals Can Enroll Anytime

Healthcare.gov recently sent an email to registered brokers to let them know that “The American Rescue Plan (ARP) created more opportunities for lower-income consumers to access Marketplace health care coverage, including a new Special Enrollment Period for consumers with income less than or equal to 150 Percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).” It’s a good reminder for agents who are looking for something to do now that the extended open enrollment period is over.
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Some Words of Advice for 2022

As we close the door on 2021—another year dominated by the COVID pandemic—we’re all looking forward to brighter days in 2022. If there’s one thing COVID has taught us over the last couple years, it’s that time is precious. There are no guarantees in life, and we never know when our plans, vacations, holidays, or even our lives may be disrupted. We hope you have lots of time in 2022 for family, friends, and the things in life that are really important. Take advantage of these opportunities while we have them. Yes, work is important, but remember that we work to live, not the other way around.
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Be sure to remind clients about COVID-19 cost sharing

Insurance is confusing. But it’s even more confusing when it changes frequently. And, thanks to COVID, there have been a LOT of changes in the last couple years.
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Ready? Set? Sell! An Open Enrollment Checklist for Agents

At AHCP, we LOVE it that agents find value in our blog posts, Motivation Monday webinars, and the other training tools we provide. But there’s other great information out there, including the Quotit blog. Quotit is a sister company of AHCP, and you can also find some great tips by reading our blog posts under the Quotit banner.
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This Year’s Open Enrollment Period Could Be Big

This year has flown by. We’re only weeks away from the start of another open enrollment period in the individual market, and all signs are pointing to this being a big one. Are you ready?
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Do your clients ask you about car insurance?

Most agents want to provide accurate information to their clients. That makes sense. After all, we are the trusted advisors that clients rely on to learn about their insurance needs, evaluate the options they have to satisfy those needs, and purchase the insurance products that provide the best coverage at the most affordable price. It’s difficult to provide sound advice if we’re not confident in our level of understanding.
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Travel Insurance Now a Requirement

It’s always a good idea to purchase travel health insurance when venturing outside the United States. Why? Because, without it, travelers may find that they only have coverage for medical emergencies, and those can be both very costly and a huge hassle. 
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Why People Find Health Insurance Confusing

A lot of people find insurance to be confusing. That comes as a surprise to absolutely nobody. Insurance agents are all too familiar with the puzzled looks on their clients’ faces after explaining things in what they initially believed to be simple terms. 
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Special Enrollment Period Ends August 15

We’re in the last few days of the six-month Special Enrollment Period (SEP). During the SEP, which was announced shortly after President Biden took office, consumers have had an opportunity to sign up for health coverage and, for those who qualify, take advantage of the enhanced premium tax credits under the American Rescue Plan Act. The SEP was set to end May 15, but CMS announced in March that it was being extended to the middle of August.
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