The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requires agents to document the scope of a marketing appointment prior to any face-to-face sales meeting to ensure understanding of what will be discussed between the agent and the Medicare beneficiary (or their authorized representative). All information provided on this form is confidential and should be completed by each person with Medicare or his/her authorized representative.
Please initial below beside the type of product(s) you want the agent to discuss.
Stand-alone Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (Part D)
Medicare Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) A stand-alone drug plan that adds prescription drug
coverage to Original Medicare, some Medicare Cost Plans, some Medicare Private-Fee-for-Service Plans, and Medicare Medical Savings Account Plans.
Medicare Advantage Plans (Part C) and Cost Plans
Medicare Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) - A Medicare Advantage Plan that provides all Original Medicare Part A and Part B health coverage and sometimes covers Part D prescription drug coverage. In most HMOs, you can only network (except in emergencies).
Medicare Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) Plan - A Medicare Advantage Plan that provides all Original Medicare Part A and Part B health coverage and sometimes covers Part D prescription drug coverage. PPOs have network doctors and hospitals but you can also use out-of network providers, usually at a higher cost.
Medicare Private Fee-For-Service (PFFS) Plan - A Medicare Advantage Plan in which you may go to any Medicare-approved doctor conditions and agrees to treat you not all providers will. If you join a PFFS Plan that has a network, you can see any of the network providers who have agreed to always treat plan members. You will usually pay more to see out-of-network providers.
Medicare Special Needs Plan (SNP) - A Medicare Advantage Plan that has a benefit package designed for people with special health care needs. Examples of the specific groups served include people who have both Medicare and Medicaid, people who reside in nursing homes, and people who have certain chronic medical conditions.
Medicare Medical Savings Account (MSA) Plan - MSA Plans combine a high deductible health plan with a bank account. The plan deposits money from Medicare into the account. You can use it to pay your medical expenses until your deductible is met.
Medicare Cost Plan - In a Medicare Cost Plan, you can go to providers both in and out of network, your Medicare-covered services will be paid for under Original Medicare but you will be responsible for Medicare coinsurance and deductibles.
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Products
Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Plan - Plans offering a supplemental policy to fill “gaps” in Original Medicare coverage. A Medigap policy typically pays some or all of the deductible and coinsurance amounts applicable to Medicare-covered services, and sometimes covers items and services that are not covered by Medicare, such as care outside of the country. These plans are not affiliated or connected to Medicare.
Dental/Vision/Hearing Products - Plans offering additional benefits for consumers who are looking to cover needs for dental, vision or hearing. These plans are not affiliated or connected to Medicare.
Hospital Indemnity Products - Plans offering additional benefits; payable to consumers based upon their medical utilization; sometimes used to defray copays/coinsurance. These plans are not affiliated or connected to Medicare.
By signing this form, you agree to a meeting with a sales agent to discuss the types of products you initialed above.
Please note, the person who will discuss the products is either employed or contracted
by a Medicare plan. They do not work directly for the Federal government. This individual may also be paid based on your enrollment in a plan.
Signing this form does NOT obligate you to enroll in a plan, affect your current enrollment, or enroll you in a Medicare plan.
Beneficiary or Authorized Representative Signature and Signature Date:
If you are the authorized representative, please sign above and print below:
*Scope of Appointment documentation is subject to CMS record retention requirements *