Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

Ritter Medicare Blog Turns One Year Old

Time flies, it doesn’t seem like it’s been that long, but today marks the First “Birthday” of the Medicare Blog.  I hope you’ve found this resource to be an asset in keeping you informed on the latest happenings in the Medicare Market. I’ve enjoyed the comments very much, as well, as well as the interaction with…

22 Jun 09
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California (CA) Agents: Molina Healthcare is Offering Broker Training July15th and July 29, 2009

Click our Events Calendar for specific dates,  locations and to register.

19 Jun 09
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House eyes new taxes as senators pare health bill

The $1.6 trillion expected cost of the Health Reform Bill is causing concern and Senators want to pare that down to $1 trillion over 10 years with approximately $600 billion in tax increases and $400 billion in cuts to Medicare (Medicare Advantage, Hopistals, Doctors, Pharma, etc.) to fund it. Here is an AP article.

19 Jun 09
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Medicare Supplement (Med Supp) Revival Seen by Mark Farrah Associates

I’ve been talking about this for some time, however, here is a research firm predicting a bounce in Med Supp sales. Here is the press release.

19 Jun 09
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Colorado’s (CO) New Regulation On Senior-Specific Designations Becomes Effective June 1, 2009

The Colorado Division of Insurance has promulgated Regulation 1-2-18 regarding the use of senior-specific certifications and professional designations in the sale of life insurance and annuities. Click to view the new regulation.

19 Jun 09
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My e-mail to CMS

6/26/09  EDITOR’S NOTE:  SEE BREAKING NEWS!! Here is what I sent to CMS earlier this afternoon. . . 6/22/09 EDITOR’S NOTE:  CMS’ Reply to my Letter —————- Since last night, I’ve gotten a better understanding of the fundamental issue in question and have had the opportunity to see where CMS is coming from…

18 Jun 09
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Listen to the Future of Medicare Webex Rebroadcast

This is from yesterday’s session. Click here to listen!

18 Jun 09
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Join Me in Washington DC on July 15th, 2009 for the NAIFA “Fly In” to Support the Agent Community’s Role in Health Care Reform

I’ll be in Washington DC on July 14th-15th to support our industry. Here is the link to the “Fly-in”. Comment below if you plan on attending as well and perhaps we can meet up! Craig

18 Jun 09
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Pennsylvania Agents: Aetna will be hosting a Webinar on Thursday, July 2, 2009 at 10AM EST

Attend and Learn About: 

  • Aetna Medicare plans
  • How to get Medicare certified and appointed with Aetna to start selling as soon as possible

Click to access our Events Calendar, find the event,  click register here.

18 Jun 09
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Important Update on Medicare Advantage Initial Commissions Report from CMS Involving MA/MAPD replacing Original Medicare and PDP

I updated my prior blog post with the EXACT citations of the Code of Federal Regulations.  Thanks to “KT” for helping me find the citation!! I appended the update to the original blog post from yesterday.  PAGE DOWN to bottom to see the exact code.  I feel this is even more and even stronger evidence that Original Medicare and…

17 Jun 09
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