Ritter Insurance Marketing, Craig Ritter

Mutual of Omaha to sell Medicare Advantage in 2019

In a press release Wednesday, Mutual of Omaha announced it will team up with Lumeris, Inc. to offer Medicare Advantage plans in 2019.

18 Jan 18
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Michigan to Face Huge Medigap Rate Increases in 2017

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has proposed sizable Medigap rate increases for 2017. Current plan members are a mixture of confused and upset as some face premiums more than twice what they pay now. In some areas, the changes are small, but in other regions, double-digit percentage increases have been requested. For enrollees who…

8 Sep 16
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State of the Senior Market: In Review

On Friday, I gave my annual State of the Senior Market address to 500 agents from across the country. You can watch a recording here, but if you’d like a quick summary, here are some of the highlights: Ritter Year in Review

  • We went from 102 employees to 140 employees, which means more people working…
    12 Feb 16
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AHIP Releases Report on 2014 Medigap Enrollment

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) has released their report on Medigap 2014 Enrollment. You can view the full report, by clicking here. For your quick reading, I’ve highlighted some of the report’s findings below and provided some of my thoughts and conclusions on the discoveries and the future of Medigap. Overview of Medigap Enrollment As…

9 Nov 15
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Refresh Yourself on Scope of Appointments for 2016

Scope of Appointment documentation is required for ALL face-to-face marketing appointments with individual beneficiaries, regardless where the appointment takes place. Group sales presentations (formal and informal CMS filed sales events) do not require the documentation because the scope of products that will be discussed should be indicated on all event advertising materials. The documentation must…

5 Oct 15
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Gen Re Bulletin: Must Read for Med Supp Producers

Here is a link to the June 2015 edition of Gen Re’s “Bulletin”. Shout out to cedwards on the insurance-forum.net boards for posting this!! Lots of good information for Medicare Supplement producers, as Stacy Varney of Gen Re discusses a survey of 1,750 Medicare Supplement buyers broken down into two categories: 65 years old and…

2 Jul 15
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The Rise of Private Exchanges

Private health care exchanges are growing fast.

1 Jun 15
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Opting out of Medicare Advantage

Have you got clients who are fresh enrollees in Medicare Advantage, but want to leave their plan and apply for a supplement? Don’t forget about your opt-out options.

15 May 15
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Christmas Cash From Ritter

If you’re a Medicare Supplement agent in Virginia, we’ve got a holiday surprise in store for you.  We’re giving away $500 CASH just for appointing with a well-respected carrier and writing a handful of apps with them by the end of the year. Don’t worry, our new role as Santa Claus won’t have any impact…

22 Nov 13
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KSKJ Life Medicare Supplement (Medigap) Premium Rate Increase Effective 12/1/2009 for the State of Pennsylvania (PA)

KSKJ will be increasing their Medicare Supplement rates in the state of Pennsylvania effective 12/1/2009.  To access important information on the rate increase and the new rate sheet, please visit our Resource Center and enter the following:

  • Company = KSKJ Medicare
  • Product = Medicare Supplement
  • State = PA
21 Nov 09
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