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Ritter Insurance Marketing Makes List of Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Central Pennsylvania

Ritter Insurance Marketing is proud to announce that is has been named to the Central Penn Business Journal’s 22nd annual list of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Central Pennsylvania.

23 Jul 18
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PA Supreme Court Rules Highmark Access to UPMC Ends in 2019

Around 50,000 seniors in Western Pennsylvania have a big decision to make this Annual Enrollment Period: stick with their Highmark Medicare Advantage plan and lose in-network access to UPMC doctors in the middle of next year OR change their Medicare coverage and continue seeing UPMC doctors at in-network costs. On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania Supreme…

Bright Health to Bring Medicare Advantage Plans to New York in 2019

Bright Health, a Minneapolis-based insurer, will partner with New York-based provider Mt. Sinai to provide Medicare Advantage plans starting in 2019, pending approval from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). According to Crain’s New York Business, CEO Bob Sheehy said, “We think the Medicare market is a good place to start…

17 Jul 18
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Minnesota to See Medicare Cost-Medicare Advantage Switch in 2019

In 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will require a transition from Medicare Cost plans to Medicare Advantage plans for about 630,000 people. Roughly 400,000 of those people live in Minnesota. While the majority of the U.S. moved on in the ‘80s from Medicare Cost plans – managed care plans on…

26 Jun 18
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UnitedHealthcare Acquires Peoples Health in Louisiana

UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurer in the U.S., has reached a deal to acquire Peoples Health, Louisiana’s second-largest Medicare Advantage provider. Established in 1994, Peoples Health has around 850 employees, 55,000 members, and in 2016, made about $710 million. The company was one of the first in Louisiana to provide Medicare Advantage plans. The…

11 Jun 18
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Recap of Affordable Care Act Enrollment for the 2018 Plan Year

From 2017 to 2018, enrollment in Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans dropped by 3.7 percent. For the 2018 plan year, a total of 11.8 million people signed up for ACA plans, compared to last year’s 12.2 million enrollees. Prior to open enrollment, the advertising budget for the Affordable Care Act was decreased by 90…

2 Apr 18
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Listen to the Agent Survival Guide Podcast

If you like the articles on our companion blog, the Agent Survival Guide, you’ll love the power to take them with you wherever you go. Tune in for marketing tips and strategies for selling Medicare, Long-Term Care, Life, Annuities, and Final Expense. The ASG Podcast also helps you stay compliant with the latest CMS guidelines…

26 Mar 18
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Rite Aid, Albertsons Merging to Form New Company

A year after Walgreens bought a number of Rite Aid locations, the Idaho-based grocery chain Albertsons has agreed to merge with Rite Aid.

22 Feb 18
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