Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

Tips on Reducing CMS Marketing Violations and Complaints

I wrote this brief article for ASJonline.com for agents looking for the fundamentals of how to reduce/eliminate any complaints to CMS.  Fortunately, our agents do a tremendous job in keeping complaints low, however, from what I’ve seen, I’ve distilled things down to a couple of key points. You can read my article here.

20 Jan 11
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Comments on the What the Next 12 Months will Bring to the Medicare Supplement, Part D and Medicare Advantage Markets

Dwane McFerrin (Senior Market Sales) and I make some predictions on the Medicare Market for 2011. You can read the whole article here or JUMP to Page 8 where you’ll find our comments.

20 Jan 11
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Greenville, South Carolina (SC) Based Medicare Advantage carrier, Guardian Healthcare, Files for Bankruptcy

Guardian had a large number of PFFS MA plans in SC and those members were disenrolled as of 1/1/2011.  The company grew very quickly and didn’t have the capital surplus to support it’s growth.  Here are some links to the news story: From bankruptcyhome.com From necn.com Charleston Post & Courier

20 Jan 11
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Basics of Special Needs Plans Question and Answer Review

We would like to thank everyone who attended our Basics of SNP’s webinar.  Please find the presentation and support documents below.  Copy of our “Basics of SNP’s” presentation 2011 SNP Landscape Data Special Needs Plans_CMS Guide Click here to visit our Carrier Profiles page for each of our Medicare Advantage…

18 Jan 11
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AARP Policy Chief on Future of Healthcare Reform

Here is a link to a video from John Rother, AARP’s Policy Chief, on the future of Healthcare Reform.  Thanks to Duncan for providing the link!

13 Jan 11
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ADP Question and Answer Review

We would like to thank everyone who attended one of our ADP webinar training events. We covered a lot of information during the events and there where great questions that we didn’t get a chance to answer due to time, so below we’ve posted the answers. If you have a question about ADP that was not…

11 Jan 11
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Politico Article on Health Insurance Brokerage Commissions Impact on Health Insurance Market

Interesting article from the Politico.  They obtained a number of letters from Health Insurance carriers who lowered the Individual Health Insurance commissions for 1/1/11 business. Here is a link to the story.

7 Jan 11
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Insurance Product Training – January 10th – January 14th

Do you need insurance product training? Ritter Insurance Marketing will let you know what training events are happening in the insurance industry. Here is a list of the upcoming Insurance Trainings. Registration is “one click” away at Ritter Insurance’s “Event’s Calendar”! (You must be logged in to register!)

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