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Insurance Product Training – May 2nd – May 6th

Do you need insurance product training? RitterIm.com has an up-to-today posting of all the top carriers trainings on the events calendar. Registration is “one click” away at Ritter Insurance’s “Events’ Calendar”! (You must be logged in to register!)

  • Monday, May 2nd; HealthOptionOne Product Overview and Training webinar is open to all agents….
    29 Apr 11
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Universal American Announces Timing of Closing of CVS/Caremark Transaction

According to Universal American, they expect the transaction which will result in the sale of their PDP business to CVS/Caremark to close on Friday, April 29th, 2011. Here is the story from Insurance News.

28 Apr 11
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Mutual of Omaha, United World and United of Omaha

We have removed Plan N from the quote engine and Resource for these companies.

26 Apr 11
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Long Term Care – Calls/Trainings/Webinars/Workshops

4 Hour Refresher Mandatory LTC Training Target Insurance Services of PA will be hosting the required 4 hour Refresher Mandatory Training (course #117190). There are two dates to choose from, May10th and May 17th. For more details and to register click on the appropriate link below.  The cost for the 4 hour course is $60.00.  **CFP credits are available at no extra…

25 Apr 11
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Family Doctor Looking to Retire Cannot Sell His Practice

Here is an interesting article from the New York Times talking about changes to the health care delivery system.

25 Apr 11
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New Medicare Supplement in Maryland

We are pleased to announce a new Medicare Supplement now available in Maryland! To view rates and outline of coverage, please click here.  (Application will be online soon) To view appointment paperwork and commission levels, please click here. You must be logged into our website to view this information.  To register…

20 Apr 11
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Remembering Mark Trimble

At 7pm this past Monday, we lost a dear friend when Mark Trimble’s life was cut short in a biking accident.  Mark worked with me for a couple of years as our rep with Aetna. I remember during our very first Medicare Summit in Hershey in 2008, we rented about 40 lap top computers for…

20 Apr 11
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CMS Revamps it’s Ask Medicare website

The New York Times reports on the re-release of the “Ask Medicare” section of the Medicare.gov website.  The new look was unveiled a few weeks ago.

19 Apr 11
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President Obama Signs Law to End 1099 Reporting Requirement

A little known provision in the Health Care Reform bill (PPACA) was a provision which required business owners to file a 1099 with the IRS on all transactions with Vendors in excess of $600.  This was widely considered an onerous requirement by the business community.  IFAWebnews has the story of the repeal of…

Berwick: Medicare Advantage Plans will be held under a Light

CMS Administrator, Dr. Donald Berwick, says Medicare Advantage plans will continue to be held under close scrutiny in 2012.  This article from Insurance News Net comes from an AM Best article with some quotes from Dr. Berwick.

19 Apr 11
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