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American Continental (a Genworth Company) Medicare Supplement rate actions in Arkansas (AR), Illinois (IL), Kentucky (KY), Missouri (MO), Ohio (OH), Oklahoma (OK), South Dakota (SD), Texas (TX) and Wyoming (WY)

Increases are effective 2/1/09.  Details are available in our Resource Center.  Percentages and Revised Rate Sheets are available.  Medicare Quote Engine will be updated around January 12th.

26 Dec 08
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Molina Healthcare Live Product Certification Meeting in Anaheim Hills, California

Are you ready to grow your business??? Molina Medicare offers a very competitive SNP plan in CA and it is EASY to sell! Plans are available in Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside and San Bernadino. Meeting is January 8th, 2009 at Residence Inn Anaheim Hills Yorba Linda at 10am. For registration information, please visit our…

24 Dec 08
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Annual Enrollment Period ends December 31st, 2008

To be sure that your clients’ enrollments are effective on January 1, 2009, it is critical that the Health plans RECEIVE the application by 12/31/2008. If you are writing business on December 31st, 2008, you may want to do either Telephonic or Website enrollment (where available).  At a minimum, you will want to have the…

24 Dec 08
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Coventry Health Care Application Tracker

Just a quick reminder that all Coventry appointed agents with an Agent Writing Number (AWN) can use the Coventry App Tracker.  For instructions on how to use the App Tracker, visit our Websites Page for Coventry. IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR PA AGENTS:  It is particularly important that you look for CANCELLED applications as the state…

24 Dec 08
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Ritter Insurance Marketing Holiday Hours

Ritter Insurance Marketing will be closed the following days:

  • December 25th, 2008
  • December 26th, 2008
  • January 1st, 2009
  • January 2nd, 2009

Additionally, we will be closing early on Christmas Eve. For those companies who require us to process business, we have made arraignments to have the business processed in a timely manner. Enjoy…

24 Dec 08
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CMS begins Approving 2009 Medicare Advantage Commissions (Updated, Maybe Final?)

Thanks to everyone for the comments!  I hope everyone had a great year in 2008 and that you enjoy the Holiday Season!  I’ll be celebrating Christmas with my family here in Harrisburg and then traveling to Atlanta to spend time with my wife’s family.  I’ll be back in after the first of the year. Regarding the…

24 Dec 08
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CMS Begins Approving Final Commission for 2009 Medicare Advantage Plans

I’m beginning to see final approvals.  Information is a bit sketchy right now, but from what I can gather $500/$250 is the maximum allowable amount by CMS (this was in California, however).  Thanks to Rick in California for supplying me with this information! When final approvals come through, they will be retroactively applied to all…

23 Dec 08
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Health America Releases form for Use with Pace/PaceNet Beneficiaries who are enrolling in HMO/PPO plans

Here is a link to the form. It’s also available in our Resource Center in Agent Gateway.

22 Dec 08
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Coventry Comments on Marketing PFFS/PPO/HMO (not SNP) plans to Dually Eligible Individuals (those with both Medicare and Medicaid)

Generally, it’s my thought that the best plan for the Dually Eligible individual is a special needs plan which is specifically designed for their situation.   However, there may be circumstances where a special needs plan is not available where another Medicare Advantage plan might work.  Here are comments from Coventry on this topic: Coventry is…

22 Dec 08
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Submit Your Health Reform Ideas to President-Elect Obama and Host a Health Care Reform Discussion

Also from NAHU: President-Elect Obama and DHHS Secretary Designee Daschle have invited people around the nation to hold health care community discussions in their homes, churches or even a local coffee shop, anytime from Dec. 15 to 31. Individuals are being asked to go to sign up to moderate a forum that Senator…

22 Dec 08
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