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Ritter’s 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)

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)

Coventry Health Care, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Mercy Health Plans

Coventry issued a press release on the completion of the acquisition which was picked up by Reuters. The Coventry acquistion of Mercy Health Plans (MHP), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sisters of Mercy Health System, was completed on Friday, October 1st.  MHP adds 180,000 members to the Coventry membership. The MHP members with individual and…

3 Oct 10
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Coventry to Acquire Mercy Health Plan of Missouri

Here is the story.  Mercy had a huge Medicare Advantage Enrollment in 2010, if I’m not mistaken.

30 Jun 10
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Health Care Reform impacts “Health Made Simple” Product

Health Made Simple, an Under Age 65 Individual Health Product from New Era Life Insurance Company, is no longer accepting new business after June 15th, 2010.  The annual or lifetime limits, dependents to age 26, acceptance of children with pre-existing conditions and the Medical Loss Ratio seem to be the key mandates that are influencing…

21 May 10
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Release Dates for Genworth (Including Subsidiary Companies: American Continental and Continental Life) Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Modernized Plans including Plan N

Product rollout begins tomorrow, April 19th, 2010.  For a list of states and release dates, view our Resources Page (Password Protected) and select:

  • Company = American Continental (or Continental Life)
  • Resource = Product Availability
  • Product = Medicare Supplement

We will begin downloading “rates”, “outlines of coverage” and “applications” for 4/19/2010 release…

18 Apr 10
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Missouri Insurance Regulators Place National States Insurance Company in Rehabilition

I’ve followed National States in my blog a couple of times, so those that follow the blog knew that NS was in a bit of financial distress over a year ago.  I blogged here about their most recent AM Best downgrade and here about their downgrade before that.  Generally, I think that loss…

2 Apr 10
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New Approvals for Modernized Medicare Supplements for June 1st, 2010 Effectives for the States of AL, ID, KS, MI, MO, NE, NM, OH, OK, SD and UT

We have more approvals for June 1st Modernized Medicare Supplement plans in the states of  AL, ID, KS, MI, MO, NE, NM, OH, OK, SD and UT. To access the rate sheets, visit our RESOURCES PAGE and follow these instructions:

  • Company Name:  Loyal American
  • State:  Select any of the approved states above
  • Product: …
    2 Mar 10
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AHIP Runs Ads on Cuts to Medicare Advantage

www.MedicareChoices.org is the website for the Coalition for Medicare Choices which is a project of AHIP.  Here are a few of the ads they are running on Medicare Advantage: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AfmJlTFq-w] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2r8FbgYLdE]  

1 Nov 09
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Genworth Announces Webinars for Continental Care Hospital Indemnity Product

Genworth will be hosting Webinars on September 29th, October 5th, 22nd and 26th to review their Continental Care Hopitial Indemnity Product.  (We will be updating our Events page shortly to accept your registration.) The product is available in AL, AR, CO, GA, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NM,…

5 Sep 09
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