CMS Proposed Rules for 2025

CMS has released it's proposed rules for Medicare marketing & compensation for 2025, and it could have serious effects on agents and FMO's

CMS Announces 2024 MA/MAPD/PDP Agent/Broker Commission Rates

CMS has issued the Agent and Broker Compensation Rates for 2024. As in the past 5 years or so, the commission rate has increased! For a new-to-Medicare sale, the national commission will be $611!

CMS Final Marketing Rules for 2024

On April 12, 2023, CMS issued their updated Final Marketing Rules for the 2024 contract year. Here is our summary of those rules that affect agents, sales and marketing

Link to CMS Final Rule for contract year 2024

CMS issued their final rule regarding marketing for 2024

Senators are continuing to push for new regulations around the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) industry.

Dr. Darwin Hale, CEO of Advocate Health Advisors shares his thoughts, stating “PBM regulations are going to be a top priority for lawmakers and for federal agencies in general. Both parties obviously have strong opinions and objectives, but they agree on drug pricing and oversite. There's renewed focus on PBMs because they are an intermediary and because price transparency isn't quite where Congress would like it.”