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Ritter’s Weekly Forum Updates

Posted by & filed under Alabama, All, American Continental, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Family Life, Final Expense Life, Gerber Life Insurance Company, Insurance Companies, Insurance Products, Kansas, KSKJ, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Mutual of Omaha, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, States, Sterling Investors, Tennessee, United of Omaha, United World, Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

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)

Health Care Reform impacts “Health Made Simple” Product

Posted by & filed under About Ritter Insurance Marketing, Alabama, Georgia, Individual Major Med, Louisana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, States, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin.

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…

Insurance Product Training – 04/12/2010 – 04/16/2010

Posted by & filed under Aetna, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Coventry, Delaware, Education/Training, Georgia, Health America, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Individual Major Med, Iowa, Louisana, Medicare Advantage, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Molina Medicare, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, United Health Care, Utah, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Next week is a busy training week with national learning opportunities on the web and live training sessions in several states covering products from Medicare Advantage to Individual Insurance products.  Registration is “one click” away at Ritter Insurance’s “Event’s Calendar”!  (You must be logged in to register!)

  • Monday, 2010 Aetna Medicare Advantage Plans…

Major Medicare Supplement Carrier Announces 2010 Rate Adjustments in 40 States

Posted by & filed under Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Supplement, Medigap Rate Changes/Introductions, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, United Health Care, Washington DC, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

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…

Ritter Insurance Will be Hosting on Online Webinar on July 16th and 17th to Cover Universal American (Pyramid, American Progressive, Today’s Options, TexanPlus) Medicare Advantage Plan Filings for 2010, including Private Fee for Service (PFFS), PPO and HMO products

Posted by & filed under 2010 MA Plans, American Progressive, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Pyramid Life, South Carolina, Texas, Universal American Companies, Virginia, Wisconsin.

If you are an insurance agent and you would like to learn about Universal American (including Pyramid, American Progressive, Today’s Options and TexanPlus) plans for the upcoming plan year (2010), please join one of the three Online Webinars we will be hosting with Elizabeth Benz, Assistant Vice President of Universal American as our guest speaker. Universal American…

Great American Supplemental Benefits Companies to Discontinue the Sale of New Business for Medicare Supplement for some Subsidiaries

Posted by & filed under Central Reserve Life, Colorado, Continental General, Delaware, Great American Companies, Kentucky, Louisana, Loyal American, Montana, Nevada, Provident American L&H, Rhode Island, United Teacher Assoc., Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

You can access the current product availability chart here. The following company/states will be discontinued on 1/15/09:  North Dakota for CRL and Provident American The following Company/states will be discontinued on 2/1/09:  Indiana for CRL and CGI and Kansas for CRL The following Company/States will be discontinued on 2/15/09:  Illinois for CGI and Provident…

Anthem to discontinue two Medicare alternative insurance plans in Wisconsin

Posted by & filed under 2009 MA Plans, Insurance Companies, Medicare Advantage, News, States, Unicare, Wellpoint, Wisconsin.

This is an article which basically describes some of the fallout of Wellpoint discontinuing Unicare/Anthem/Empire Enhanced and Enhanced Plus PFFS.  About 20,000 Medicare Beneficiaries will lose their coverage and can either enroll in another MA plan or get Guaranteed Issue Med Sup. Article:  http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=800495

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)

Posted by & filed under 2009 MA Plans, Aetna, Alabama, American Progressive, Arizona, Arkansas, Bravo, California, Cigna, Colorado, Connecticut, Coventry, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Health America, Humana, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Insurance Companies, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisana, Maine, Maryland, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Quote Engine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, News, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Optima Health, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Pyramid Life, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, States, Tennessee, Texas, Unicare, Unison, United Health Care, Universal American Companies, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Washington DC, Wellcare, Wellpoint, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

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

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