Marianne Whalen

How she’s helping transform healthcare in Rhode Island

Marianne is a trusted senior advisor who is dedicated to simplifying and streamlining the selection process for her Medicare clients. Her consultative method makes it simple for her clients to identify what is important to them and easily transition to a plan designed to meet their individual needs.

Her responsibilities, experience, and background

Marianne utilizes her 19 years of Medicare experience to quickly assess her clients’ needs to determine a solution that will benefit them. As a Senior Medicare Consultant, Marianne spends most of her time in the community. She hosts informational seminars to educate her Medicare prospects on the “A, B, C, and Ds of Medicare.” Marianne is available to meet with clients individually and specializes in collaborating with senior agencies as a resource throughout the Kent and Washington County areas. She is frequently asked to be a guest speaker on BCBSRI’s Medicare plan options.

A native Rhode Islander, she holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management from the University of Rhode Island. Marianne’s commitment to helping members was instrumental in her being named the recipient of the 2013 Blue Cross Medicare Sales Division’s Most Valuable Player Award.

Her community involvement

As a member of the Narragansett Lions Club, Marianne is involved with several fundraisers benefitting the community. She also volunteers with the Rhode Island Community Food Bank and Hasbro Children’s Hospital. Marianne participates in BCBSRI’s Blue across RI employee day of service, helping communities in need.

Upcoming sales events with Marianne

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Medicare 101 educational sessions

Come to these sessions to learn about the basics of Medicare, Including Parts A through D, so you're ready for what's NextUp. There's no obligation to enroll at these sessions.

Jul 6
3:00 pm
Medicare 101 Educational Meetings
Warwick Public Library
600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI 02889
Jul 12
2:00 pm
Medicare 101 Educational Meetings
Duffy's Tavern
235 Tower Hill Rd, North Kingstown, RI 02852

Medicare sales event

Join us for these great opportunities to learn about our medicare plan options so you can determine which plan best fits your needs.

Jun 27
6:00 pm
Hampton Inn - Coventry
850 Centre of New England Blvd., Coventry, RI 02816
Jul 11
6:00 pm
Holiday Inn - South Kingstown
3009 Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown, RI 02874
Jul 19
2:00 pm
Westerly Senior Center
39 State St, Westerly, RI 02891
Jul 25
6:00 pm
Hampton Inn - Coventry
850 Centre of New England Blvd, Coventry, RI 02816

Last updated: 06/23/2017

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Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island is an HMO plan with a Medicare contract. Enrollment in Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island depends on contract renewal.

* Blue MedicareRx (PDP) is a Prescription Drug Plan with a Medicare Contract.

Anthem Insurance Companies, Inc., Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Inc., Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont are the legal entities which have contracted as a joint enterprise with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and are the risk-bearing entities for Blue MedicareRx (PDP) plans. The joint enterprise is a Medicare-approved Part D Sponsor. Enrollment in Blue MedicareRx (PDP) depends on contract renewal.