Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

UPDATE: ConnectiCare Stays, Health Republic Leaves Exchange

Some good news and some bad news on the Affordable Care Act’s marketplace.  ConnectiCare Re-Commits to Marketplace Nearly 50,000 beneficiaries are breathing a sigh of relief as ConnectiCare reverses its decision to leave the state marketplace in 2017. Despite having their revised rate increase denied by a court the week before, ConnectiCare announced on September…

20 Sep 16
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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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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)

Aetna Plan Termination in Connecticut (CT), Maine (ME), New Jersey (NJ), New York (NY) and Pennsylvania (PA)

Click to see the effected plans that are Non-Renewing.

12 Oct 10
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Change in Connecticut State Law would Allow Thousands of Medicare Beneficiaries to Qualify for Medicare Savings Program

The Medicare Savings program is a Federal-State program which pays the Part B premium on behalf of a Medicare Beneficiary.  It’s not full “Dual” eligibility, but it will save a Medicare Beneficiary over $1,000/year in Part B premiums.  IN ADDITION, by qualifying for the Medicare Savings Program, a Medicare Beneficiary would automatically qualify for “Low…

19 Jan 10
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Major Medicare Supplement Carrier Announces 2010 Rate Adjustments in 40 States

The states impacted are as follows:  AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, KS, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SD, TX, WI, WV and WY. To find the rate adjustments, go to our…

28 Nov 09
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Cigna Announces 2010 Medicare Advantage Private Fee for Service (PFFS) and Stand Alone Prescription Drug Plan (PDP) Filed Premium and Benefit Information for Agent Use Only

Editor’s Note:  Click here for an update on agent use plan data. Filed Premium and Benefit information for Cigna Medicare Services are available to Licensed Insurance Agents. If you are a registered user of our website and, therefore, have been verified as a Licensed Insurance Agent, please e-mail Dave in…

9 Jun 09
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Coming Soon for Agent Use Only: View Availability and Premiums for ALL 2009 Medicare Advantage (HMO, PPO, PFFS, MSA and SNP) and ALL 2009 Medicare Prescription Drug Plans (PDP) in the United States (50 states plus Washington DC)

We are EXTREMELY PLEASED to announce that Medicare Quote Engine (www.MedicareQuoteEngine.com) has been updated with ALL 2009 Medicare Advantage Plan data.  We are in the testing phase at this point, so please be patient! This means, that for 2009, we will have:

  • 113,005 Medicare Advantage County/Plan combinations,
  • 12,581 Special Needs Plan County/Plan combinations and
  • 30 Sep 08
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Protected: Today’s Options 2009 Premium Maps

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21 Aug 08
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Understanding use of Rate Classes when using Great American Companies Single app

As I noted in a former post, the Great American Companies (Loyal American, United Teacher Associates, CRL, Continental General and Provident American) are moving to a single application for Medicare Supplement which would cover each of these companies.  Since the rate classes vary by company, Great American issued this release to explain how to tie the…

28 Jun 08
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