SOURCE: Ritter Insurance Marketing

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September 29, 2015 11:00 ET

Ritter Insurance Marketing Signs FMO Contract With Capital BlueCross to Sell Individual Medicare Advantage Plans Through External Insurance Agents

HARRISBURG, PA--(Marketwired - September 29, 2015) - Ritter Insurance Marketing (“Ritter”) on September 16, 2015, signed a Field Marketing Organization (FMO) agreement with Capital BlueCross of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, that allows contracted external insurance agents to market Capital BlueCross individual Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) and Medicare Supplement products beginning October 1 for the 2016 plan year. The terms of the agreement were not released.

Agents are eligible to sell these products as long as they are licensed with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, appointed by Capital BlueCross, and successfully complete Capital's compliance and product certification. Capital BlueCross offers Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug plans in Adams, Berks, Centre, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Lehigh, Mifflin, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Schuylkill, Snyder, Union, and York counties.

"Capital BlueCross has a long tradition of serving the needs of Medicare beneficiaries in its market with quality products and services. Their reputation as a leader in the industry is well established and we are very pleased to have been selected as their FMO," said Craig Ritter, President of Ritter Insurance Marketing.

"Capital BlueCross has long been committed to selling individual health insurance and group Medicare and commercial products through both General Agents and independent agents. We are pleased that this agreement with Ritter Insurance Marketing now extends the opportunity to our individual Medicare Advantage products," said Debbie Rittenour, SVP, Government Markets at Capital BlueCross. "We believe this agreement will allow more Medicare beneficiaries to learn about their Capital BlueCross Medicare Advantage options and to help them select a plan that best meets their needs."

Ritter is actively engaging in contractual agreements with several Capital BlueCross General Agents. Any insurance agents who are interested in learning more about selling Capital BlueCross' Medicare Advantage plans are encouraged to call Ritter at 800-769-1847.

Ritter Insurance Marketing, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a national Field Marketing Organization for Senior Insurance Products. With more than 250,000 Medicare policies in force, six offices, and 110 employees, Ritter is a national industry leader in the external marketing and distribution of Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and Medicare Part D plans.

Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. More information about Capital BlueCross is available at www.capbluecross.com.

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