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RitterCares: I’m Joining the Peace Corps

Zach Bailey is trading in his desk to join the Peace Corps.   A part of Ritter’s Broker Support unit, Bailey holds a B.A. in Anthropology from the University of Pittsburgh. This May, he’ll fly to Africa to serve as a teacher’s aide in The Gambia. Bailey will be teaching English, in…

26 Apr 17
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HHS Cuts ACA Open Enrollment Period in Half

The Department of Health and Human Services amended a few Affordable Care Act rules in an effort to stabilize the current marketplace. Among the major changes is a shrinking of the annual open enrollment period and more strict requirements surrounding special enrollment periods. Open Enrollment The annual open enrollment period for 2018 will begin earlier, opening…

19 Apr 17
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CMS Increases 2018 Payments to Insurers

In a press release issued April 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an average 0.45% payment increase for 2018 Medicare Advantage and Part D plan insurers. After factoring in plan coding for member diagnoses, the average increase will be about 2.95 percent. The 2018 rate hike is higher than the…

5 Apr 17
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