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February 12, 2021 | The Friday Five

February 12, 2021



The Friday Five for February 12, 2021:
  • Clover Health News
  • Oscar Health News
  • Consumer Health Insurance Knowledge
  • Good Health Pass Collaborative
  • Removing that Zoom kitten filter


Mentioned in this episode:


19 Easy Recipes for Valentine’s Day

19 Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes to WOW Your Honey

36+ Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

75 Best Valentine’s Day Desserts That Are Perfect for Two

Chamath Palihapitiya-backed Clover Health gets notice of SEC investigation

Clover Health feels it has software – and now funding – to capture Medicare Advantage market

Clover Health Official Statement – In Response to Short Seller Firm’s Questions

Consumers earn a ‘D’ on health insurance knowledge

Good Health Pass: A New Cross-Sector Initiative to Restore Global Travel and Restart the Global Economy

Oscar Health’s Could Go Public Later in February

There’s a scramble to create digital ‘health passports.’ These companies are teaming up to make sure they all work

Valentine’s Day Dinner Recipes

Zoom – Customizing your profile

Zoom filters gone wrong: Lawyer tells judge: ‘I’m not a cat’ during kitten filter mishap

Zoom – Removing your cat filter


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Do Doctors Have to Disclose Conflicts of Interest

Conflicts of interest can influence a doctor's decision-making and ruin patient trust. Reporting and sharing medical conflicts of interest are essential to protecting against them.

Internet Safety Tips for Seniors

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Mood Foods: A Breakfast That Boosts Your Mood

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The latest from Ritter’s Blog:


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.

Ritter Continues Expansion, Acquires Ohio-Based Quick Insured Brokerage

Ritter has announced its merger with Ohio-based Quick Insured Brokerage (QIB), an independent wholesale brokerage agency.

Ritter and HTA Financial Services Merge Medicare Wholesale Businesses

Ritter Insurance Marketing is excited to announce the merger of HTA Financial Services (HTA) and Ritter’s wholesale Medicare business.


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