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Celebrating Partnerships While Distancing

Author: Lora Drummond

Medicare Transition Specialist

Posted: 02/03/2020

If you are like many employers or even as individuals, you are currently facing some unchartered territory with managing both daily life decisions and work-life while the world faces unprecedented times. Unknowns and changes can come with stress and concern. 

The important thing is none of us are facing these events alone. We are all in this together- making changes to our social and work habits, guiding employees from remote locations, even modifying how we are connecting to clients.

While practicing safe social distancing and working from home, you still need easy access to experts for questions you have not readily needed answers to previously. 

You are likely managing more employee benefit questions than usual and everyone is on high alert regarding their healthcare. Some of us might be navigating challenging workforce changes. We hope you are positioned with expert partnerships during this unprecedented time.

This is a time to celebrate partnerships.

Should questions arise from your age 65+ population be sure you are partnered with Certified Medicare Planners™ as a single-source resource or refer employees directly to them for Medicare guidance so you can focus on other pressing HR activities as a result of current events.

Here are a few of the topics Certified Medicare Planners™ can help with:

  • Employees turning 65 can consider Medicare as a benefit option to transition to from a group plan
  • Exit planning for employees 65 or older should include Medicare and not a COBRA plan in many circumstances
  • Explore the opportunity to compare group plan costs to Medicare plans to identify benefit cost savings
  • Workforce downsizing or furloughing discussions can include Medicare as a benefit option to save on health costs
  • Employees who are rehired over age 65 can remain on Medicare or transition back to a group plan if it makes financial sense to do so
  • Medicare plan comparisons to match individual needs can be managed and explained simply

We know your employees go to you first as their trusted source for benefit guidance. Partnering with Certified Medicare Planners™ will give you the confidence to provide answers and options not previously considered when making benefit changes. 

Choose to partner with trusted experts who can guide via email, phone, and virtually. 

Because everyone’s needs are different and we are in this together.

 

Having a Medicare transition team creates confidence in your ability to compliantly educate and transition eligible employees to Medicare while reducing costs for your employees and boosting your bottom line.

Ready to get started? Check out our blog weekly for new resources, and helpful tips and tricks to build your Medicare transition strategy. Your Medicare Transition Partner – Lora

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