Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

CMS Announces Affordable Care Act to Save Medicare $120 Billion over 5 Years

Here is a link to the CMS Press release.  The press release breaks down the savings by category.  Cuts to Medicare Advantage funding represent $50 Billion of the $120 Billion in total projected savings.

14 May 11
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2011 Annual report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds

Here is a link to the actual 2011 report!

14 May 11
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Ritter Unveils Agent Use Only Forums

In our continuing effort to keep you up to date on news that’s important to you, we’re introducing our “Agent Use Only” forums.  Often times, I am not able to publish specific details on a particular topic (such as Medicare Advantage/Part D information or insurance company rates) due to the fact that this blog is…

13 May 11
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Medicare’s Financial Situation Worsens

Due to the sluggish economy, the annual report on Medicare’s financial position shows that the trust fund will be exhausted five years sooner than was thought one year ago. Here is the article from the New York Times.

13 May 11
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Insurance Product Training – May 16th – May 20th

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 16th; Ritter Insurance Marketing is hosting a Bravo Live Training Dual Eligible…

    12 May 11
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Insurance Product Training – May 9th – May 13th

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 9th; Foresters New Producer Training webinar is open to all agents. Genworth…

    6 May 11
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Coventry’s First Quarter Earnings Beat Estimates

Medicare Advantage membership grew to 219,000 with the acquisition of Mercy Health Plans.  Part D membership was down to1,159,000 (probably due to realignment of Low Income Subsidy members). Earnings were up 13% over the prior year and all businesses performed well.  Here is the earnings story from Yahoo

2 May 11
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