What You Need to Know
- Health Care Service Corp. will make plans available in about 90 more counties.
- Zing will distribute plans through ConnectureDRX.
- Senior Market Sales can get agents into Walgreens stores.
Senior Market Sales — an Omaha, Nebraska-based insurance distributor — is working with Seek Medicare to help agents sell Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D prescription plans at Walgreens drug stores.
The program will help agents get into about 350 Walgreens stores in Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia during the Medicare Advantage and Medicare prescription drug plan annual enrollment period.
Eligible agents who want to participate will have to commit to spending at least 12 hours per week in the assigned store.
The signup deadline is Aug. 20.
More information is available here.
Health Care Service Corp.
Health Care Service Corp. — the parent of the Blue Cross and Shield plans in Illinois, Texas and other states — says it will compete for Medicare Advantage enrollees’ business in more counties in 2022.
The Chicago-based, enrollee-owned mutual insurer says it expects to sell Medicare Advantage plan coverage in about 90 additional counties, with about 1.1 million more Medicare-eligible residents, in 2020.