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Cover Those Copays with Hospital Indemnity Plans

Cover Those Copays with Hospital Indemnity Plans

March 18, 2021

 

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Ready to start selling Hospital Indemnity? This episode covers the benefits of these insurance plans and how to cross-sell them with existing products in your portfolio.

*Ritter does not currently contract for hospital indemnity plans in AK, CA, NH, or NY.

 

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A Quick Guide to Cross-Selling Ancillary Insurance with Medicare Products

FREE eBooks and Guides for Insurance Agents

Ritter’s Summits

 

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Boost Business Selling Hospital Indemnity Insurance

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Selling Hospital Indemnity Insurance with Medicare Advantage: Is It Worth It?

How can you shield your Medicare clients from the rising cost of a hospital stay? With hospital indemnity insurance! Discover why this plan is a must-have for your selling portfolio.

 

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Is Medicare the Only Health Insurance I Need?

In many situations, your Medicare plan has you covered at the best of times and the worst of times. But, it may be worth looking into these extra insurance plans.

I've Gotten the COVID Vaccine. Now What?

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Medicare Advantage Trial Rights Explained for Agents

If you have a client who enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan but wants to go (back) to Original Medicare, they may qualify for a Medicare Advantage trial right! This would allow them to update their coverage outside of the Annual Enrollment Period.

 

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Every ‘Second’ Counts: Why Sell Cancer, Heart Attack, and Stroke Insurance?

Every ‘Second’ Counts: Why Sell Cancer, Heart Attack, and Stroke Insurance?

March 16, 2021

 

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Build a portfolio that shows clients you care. Cancer, heart attack, and stroke insurance plans provide coverage and peace of mind when your clients need it most.

 

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4 Steps to Selling Cancer Insurance

CDC: Leading Causes of Death

Cancer Stat Facts: Cancer of Any Site

Cardiovascular Disease: A Costly Burden for America | Projections Through 2035

Critical Illness Plans: Your Cure for Unhealthy Sales

Getting Started Selling Medicare Supplements

Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics – 2021 Update

How heart attacks became less deadly

Long-Term Survival and Causes of Death After Stroke

Oncologists Worry About Rising Costs of Cancer Treatment

Why Is Cancer Insurance Worth Selling?

 

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March 12, 2021 | The Friday Five

March 12, 2021 | The Friday Five

March 12, 2021

 

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Did someone say FriYAY Five? 🥳 We're kicking off the weekend AND celebrating our host's birthday today. Sarah's another year wiser and she's got five more podcast recommendations to share!

 

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The Bridge Podcast

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Start Your Green Thumb with a Windowsill Garden

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Secure a Bigger, Better Business with Ancillary Products

Secure a Bigger, Better Business with Ancillary Products

March 11, 2021

 

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Ready to branch out from Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Insurance sales? Learn how ancillary products can help you expand your reach and add more value to your portfolio.

 

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Ritter is More Than Medicare & Our New Team Brand Shows Why

Ritter is More Than Medicare & Our New Team Brand Shows Why

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Does your Medicare sales portfolio have all the pieces of the coverage puzzle? In this episode, we talk about our new team brand and what More Than Medicare means for our agents.

 

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Connect with our More Than Medicare Team

 

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