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State Exchanges Struggling As Federal Funds Dry Up

Though states with their own health exchanges weren’t affected by Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, they are still struggling with financial worries. Federal start-up money has stopped flowing into state exchanges, and so, states must now rely on their own funding methods. With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, roughly $5 billion was set aside to…

2 Jul 15
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Reporting of Administrative Actions and Criminal Convictions

The following email came from the State of California Department of Insurance. NOTICE TO:  All Admitted Insurers, Insurance Producers, Bail Agents, Independent and Public Adjusters and Other Interested Parties SUBJECT:  Reporting of Administrative Actions and Criminal Convictions DATE:  August 16, 2013 Background
On January 1, 2005, Section 1729.2 was added to the California Insurance…

16 Aug 13
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California HMO to Repay $323M in Overpayments

Here is the article from Healthcare Finance News.  Non-profit HMO, Senior Care Action Network or SCAN, will repay $190M to the state of California and $129M to the Federal government.  SCAN commented on the settlement via a press release on their website.  The investigation found no wrong doing reported on behalf…

3 Sep 12
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WellPoint Completes Acquistion of CareMore

Here is a link to an article with more details.  CareMore is a Medicare Advantage plan with membership in CA, AZ and NV.

24 Aug 11
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Ritter Insurance Marketing 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)

Wellpoint to Acquire Caremore

This past Thursday, Wellpoint announced a deal to acquire Medicare Advantage provider, Caremore.  Caremore operates in 3 states:  CA, NV and AZ.  Caremore has approximately 54,000 members.  The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, however, it has been reported that Wellpoint will pay $800 million for Caremore.  The deal is expected to close before the…

13 Jun 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)

Molina Medicare – January 2011 National Broker Certification

Molina January Training Molina Medicare offers competitive products and benefit plans that you can market year-round with rich value-adds to meet your customers needs.  Now that the AEP is coming to an end, come hear about the plans that Molina Medicare offers that can be marketed year around!

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22 Dec 10
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Ritter Announces Emergency Webex Call for Agents in States Most Impacted by CMS Marketing Sanctions; States Included are California, Virginia, Texas, North Carolina, South Carolina, Maine, New York, Arizona and Oregon

Craig Ritter will be hosting a special webex presentation for agents who are impacted by CMS’ announcement on Friday that Health Net, Arcadian and Universal American will be placed on Marketing Sanctions. The call will take place at 3pm EASTERN TIME (Noon PACIFIC TIME) on Tuesday, November 23rd.  We apologize for the short notice, however,…

22 Nov 10
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Anthem Blue Cross and UC Davis Medical Center Reach Provider Agreement on Medicare Advantage Plans

UC Davis Medical Center serves more than 200,000 patients/year in the Sacramento County area. Anthem Blue Cross and UC Davis Medical Center have reached an agreement which makes the UC Davis Medical Center an in-network provider for Anthem Blue Cross Medicare Advantage products. Here is a link to the press release. Related Articles

15 Nov 10
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