Medicare is health care for people 65 and over. If you have a health license you are able to offer Medicare. There are two types of Medicare.
- Medicare Advantage – requires agent to take an annual AHIP training and carrier training. Recommend for agent who’s primary focus is Medciare industry.
- Medigap or Med Sup is supplemental Medicare that is offered by private insurance to supplement an individuals Medicare health care plan with additional coverages. If you are primarily a life agent then it is recommend that you only offer Medigap and not get involved with Medicare Adavantage. Medigap is easier and can be discussed while on a final expense appointment.
For more detailed information visit: https://www.medicare.gov
For more information watch this Medicare 101 overview video