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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina Ends Two Popular Medicare Plans

Here is the story from the Winston-Salem Journal.  The disenrollment for BCBSNC will impact about 49,500 Medicare beneficiaries.  There will also be significant changes to existing plans for an additional 76,500 Medicare beneficiaries with BCBSNC .  The other 34,400 with BCBSNC will only see slight changes in their plan.  The biggest impacts (disenrollment…

26 Sep 14
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State Farm to Offer Blue Cross ACA Plans in 5 States

State Farm and HCSC reached a deal to offer ACA plans in the five states where HCSC holds the BCBS licenses:  TX, IL, NM, OK and MT.  Here is the article from Forbes.

23 Sep 14
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Important Change to CMS Marketing Guidelines!

Today at 5pm, CMS issued a statement to plans that REVERSED their previous clarification of guidance.  On August 14, 2014, CMS issued a clarification on their June 17th revised Medicare Marketing Guidelines that stated that Plan Sponsors were prohibited from contacting (via phone) existing members to talk about other plan options (Section 70.6). In the…

18 Sep 14
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Ritter Is Named One of PA’s Best Places to Work

It’s my pleasure to announce that Ritter Insurance Marketing has been named one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 2014. We’re very honored to receive this recognition and look forward to continuing to provide a fulfilling workplace for our employees. You can find the press release here.

18 Sep 14
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Hundreds of Thousands May Lose ACA Subsidies or Coverage

Yesterday, CMS announced that 478,000 people are in jeopardy of losing the subsidies or health insurance coverage they obtained through the Affordable Care Act. 363,000 people could lose their premium subsidies for not being able to verify their income, and 115,000 could have their policies canceled for failing to prove their immigration status. The Obama…

16 Sep 14
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