Craig Ritter to Receive NAIFA Greater Harrisburg Presidents Award

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Ritter Insurance Marketing President Craig Ritter has been selected as the 2018 National Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors (NAIFA) Greater Harrisburg Presidents Award recipient. He’ll be recognized at a ceremony in Harrisburg on December 20. The Presidents Award is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies professionalism in life insurance underwriting and contributes…

Scheduled Partial CMS Blackout Begins 11/10

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will undergo a secheduled partial system blackout period beginning at 8 pm tonight until 8 pm Thursday, November 16, to update their systems. During this time Medicare Advantage and PDP enrollments may pend longer than normal. It’s important that you continue to submit your applications within 24…

Medicareful Expands Opportunities for Insurance Agents

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We’ve done a lot in the last year to strengthen Medicareful’s standing in the online Medicare marketplace, and I truly believe now’s the time to join in! Our consumer-facing product comparison is available for FREE to any agent with a preferred contract through Ritter, and you can contact Linda Kennedy (800-769-1847 ext. 373) for details…

Thoughts on the State of the LTC Market

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We can all certainly agree that the LTC market has seen its growing pains and has a much different look today versus the past, but I don’t believe the sky is falling. Even with all the market changes, the constant in the equation is people are living longer, care is more likely, the cost is…

SilverScript Fights Rising Drug Costs with 2017 Formulary

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CVS Health, which maintains the SilverScript Part D prescription drug plan, stood its ground against skyrocketing drug costs with the release of its 2017 drug formulary. The drug plan will add 35 products to its list of excluded drugs next year. Treatments for cancer and diabetes were replaced with lower-priced medications that have similar makeups,…