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Old 09-11-2017, 07:52 PM   #1
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Hello, my question is this, can I become appointed with a P&C company if my main focus is health insurance? I currently have a main focus on Medicare Advantage and sups but I also do ACA stuff as well. I have had a few clients ask me about auto or home or renters. Is it possible for me to help them? If so what is the best approach?


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Old 09-11-2017, 08:45 PM   #2
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You could, but I'm not sure how easy it would be break into P&C as a new independent.

If it were me, I would seek out a P&C agent who does not sell Medicare or ACA and work with that agent cross referring. He/she does the P&C you send them, you do the Medicare/IFP they send you.

In the long run I think you'd do better, make more money and build a better relationship with your health clients.

Just my $.02

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Old 09-11-2017, 09:57 PM   #3
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Thank you Dave, do you find it easier to go to a local insurance brokerage or seek out maybe a SF or Allstate agent?

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I'd look for an independent agent first. SF, Farmers and others may sell in your market with offerings in individual health, life and Medicare Supplements.

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Yes you can... what state are you in?
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I am in Oregon.
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I have an outfit called Horizon Agency Systems that would help in your situation with appointments etc etc... what I would do if you are comfortable with the products on the P&C side is look at an aggregator (with no non compete) like Insurance Noodle or Agent Secure etc etc where you can gain access to trusted carriers, and earn a bit of commission and consult properly with your clients. Once you have enough business there to get a direct appointment you can lose them and go direct. Not a perfect answer, but I hope it helps.

For the record, I am in WA and CA already so it shouldn't be long and we may get into Oregon but for now you could get started right away with one of those outfits.

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