Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

Aetna Comments on Medicare Bill

The House and Senate last week voted to override the President’s veto of the Medicare bill, which means that the House Medicare bill now will become law. However, it will take some time for the two main components of the law to have an impact: 1) The unfavorable rating change doesn’t take effect till 2010;…

24 Jul 08
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Public Meetings Held on Highmark (Blue Cross) and Independence Blue Cross (IBC) Merger Plans

This came from an Aetna: Testimony was mixed. Highmark and IBC claimed that consolidation is necessary to remain competitive with large national insurers with access to capitalization. A number of policyholders and community groups spoke in favor of the merger. Speaking against the consolidation were a number of disparate groups. Providers generally opposed it, including…

24 Jul 08
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Coventry Advantra Freedom Agent Commission Chargeback Procedure Change

Effective with the 6/29/08 commission runs, Coventry has changed their commission chargeback procedure for disenrollments during the first year. For details, log into Agent Gateway, click on FAQ and Select “Coventry”. . .Look for the question:  How does Coventry handle charge backs for the 2008 Advantra Freedom Plans?

24 Jul 08
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Today’s Options (Pyramid Life and American Progressive) 2009 Certification Meetings scheduled in Georgia (GA), Iowa (IA), Illinois (IL), Indiana (IN), Maryland (MD), Michigan (MI), North Carolina (NC), New Jersey (NJ), Nevada (NV), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), Pennsylvania (PA), South Carolina (SC), Utah (UT) and West Virginia (WV)

This is from American Progressive and Pyramid, note that this is Medicare Training and Certification and that Product training will follow. . .  -Craig We are excited to announce that we have expanded our Medicare product lines for 2009.  I would like to personally invite you to attend one of our FREE MEDICARE PRODUCT and…

24 Jul 08
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2009 Medicare Advantage Lead Opportunity in the Pittsburgh, PA Market

Aetna is coming to the Pittsburgh market in 2009.  As a part of their new product introduction, they are looking to partner with some experienced Medicare Advantage agents to work their leads. There will be no cost to the leads and there is no commission reduction (GA commissions will be paid on all lead sales)….

24 Jul 08
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