Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

NYT Reports on Medicare Hospital Payment

Medicare’s plans to reimburse hospitals based on outcomes is irking some according to the New York Times.  The article is here.

31 May 11
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CMS Change to Section 120.4 of Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D Marketing Guidelines Troubling for Agents and Brokers

On May 17th, CMS released the 2011 version of their Chapter 3 Medicare Marketing Guidelines.  You can find the complete guidelines here (click on Chapter 3).  Section 120.4 is found on page 157.  For simplicity, I’ve copied and pasted the section below.  Note that text in RED is changed from the 6/4/2010 guidance. …

30 May 11
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Anthem Launches Website for Agents, Brokers, Employers and Consumers on Health Care Reform

Recently, Anthem launched a website with information on Healthcare Reform for agents, employers and clients.  Here is a link to the website. I also linked to the website in our agent use only forum for Anthem!

29 May 11
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Ritter Weekly Forum Updates

Ritter Insurance Marketing is committed to providing our agents with information about the insurance industry. Below are links to the lasted news in your state. (Must be logged into ritterim.zendesk.com/ to view forums)

Insurance Product Training – May 30th – June 3rd

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

  • Monday, May 30th;  HealthOptionOne Product Overview and Training webinar is open to…
    26 May 11
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United of Omaha/United World Rate Adjustment

Plan N July rate adjustment: Effective July 1, 2011, Plan N only for United of Omaha in Kentucky and United World in Wyoming will experience a rate adjustment.  United World June rate adjustment: Effective June 1, 2011, United World Medicare supplement in Kansas will experience a rate adjustment. Click here to view Company…

26 May 11
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Insurance News Updates

Ritter Insurance Marketing is committed to bringing, the agent, up to date insurance news. Below are two articles to help keep you in the know. FAQ: Medicare Supplement Plan Pricing
http://www.asjonline.com/Exclusives/2011/5/Pages/FAQ-Medicare-Supplement-Plan-Pricing.aspx Retirement Income Planning and Health Care: The New Normal
http://www.asjonline.com/Exclusives/2011/5/Pages/Retirement-Income-Planning-and-Healthcare–The-New-Normal.aspx

24 May 11
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Ritter Weekly Forum Updates

Ritter Insurance Marketing is committed to providing our agents with information about the insurance industry. Below are links to the lasted news in your state. (Must be logged into ritterim.zendesk.com/ to view forums)

HHS announces new regulations on excessive health insurance premium increases

Here is a press release from Health and Human Services. This will mean that rate increases of 10% or more will be reviewed by federal or state officials.

19 May 11
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Insurance Product Training – May 23rd – May 27th

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

  • Monday, May 23rd; Ritter Insurance Marketing is hosting a webinar to review…
    19 May 11
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