Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

New Market Intelligence Data Available on Medicare Quote Engine for Medicare Advantage

Great news!  Ritter Insurance Marketing’s proprietary Medicare comparison tool, MedicareQuoteEngine.com, has been updated to include more useful information for insurance agents in order to help you understand enrollment statistics for plans in your territory. When you generate Medicare advantage comparisons for any county in the United States, in addition to being about to…

10 Oct 13
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Medicare.gov Plan FInder Tool Appears More Updated

It appears that the plan finder tool at www.medicare.gov is being worked on and updated.  We are seeing fewer errors on the tool today versus yesterday.  Good sign that somebody at CMS is working on this in spite of the shutdown.

10 Oct 13
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2014 CMS Star Ratings Delayed

The government shutdown has resulted in a delay in CMS publishing the 2014 Star Rating Data.  There is no indication as to when this information will be available.  When it is published by CMS, we will include the 2014 ratings in www.medicarequoteengine.com for agents use.

9 Oct 13
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Affordable Care Act – Week One

Although I typically blog on Medicare matters for agents, I wanted to weigh in on week one of the Affordable Care Act’s first ever Open Enrollment.  The Open Enrollment will last for 6 months from October 1st, 2013 through June 30th, 2014, although those looking for coverage effective 1/1/2014 will need to apply by 12/15/13. …

8 Oct 13
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Medicare.gov Plan Finder Data May Not be Accurate for 2014

Although it appears that you can view 2014 plan data on the Medicare.gov website via plan finder, it appears that the data was partially loaded and stopped due to the Government shutdown.  You will see this disclaimer on the top of Medicare.gov: At first, we thought this was just a “warning” and that…

3 Oct 13
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