Dwane McFerrin

Dwane McFerrin

Dwane McFerrin, Vice President for Medicare Solutions with Senior Market Sales, Inc., will discuss the ins and outs of Medicare issues during the next SLAHU Monthly Meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 11.

In addition to his professional capacities, McFerrin is currently chair of the NAHU Medicare Working Group and a member of the NAHU Legislative Council.

McFerrin will address regulations such as CMS Proposed 120.44 and Agent Web Sites 100.7; Medicare Supplement Insurance (Medigap) Plans; what 2020 will look like; spectrum of costs and benefits; New Medicare Cards starting in April 2018; Legislation including S.568 and H.R. 1421; OEP Reinstatement; Single Payor Proposals in New York and California; COBRA; New Developments following Hurricanes Harvey and Irma; New Opportunities with Health Savings Accounts for Medicare and beneficiaries. There will also be time for questions.

One CE credit is pending for Missouri and Illinois.

As Vice President of Medicare Solutions, Dwane McFerrin, CLU © , CFP © , RHU © , CLTC has helped position Senior Market Sales as a market leader selling Medicare Advantage and Part D in addition to Medicare Supplement. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the Medicare product line, carrier relationships and a team of 25 marketing consultants that generates over 280,000 new enrollments into Medicare-related products annually.

Dwane has more than 30 years of experience in executive-level positions in the insurance industry. Prior to joining SMS, he was Vice President of Marketing at Mutual of Omaha, Senior VP of Agency at Physicians Mutual Insurance Company and owned a marketing consulting firm.  He also serves as the Chair of the NAHU Medicare Working Group and a member of NAHU’s Legislative Council.

Dwane holds a Master of Science Degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, a Bachelor of Arts from Central College and LIMRAs Leadership Institute Fellow designation. Dwane also served as an adjunct professor for Bellevue University teaching the capstone class to the MBA program.  He is a frequent contributor to insurance industry publications, serves on carrier advisory boards and helps NAHU prioritize legislative and regulatory priorities as an advocate for agents working in the Medicare market.