Health Care Reform News

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | October 27th 2016 Edition

  • New Guidance Further Extends Relief to Certain Premium Reduction Arrangements For Student Health Coverage
  • Independence Blue Cross 2017 Individual Plans and Rates
  • Highmark 2017 Product Training & Reminders
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual PPACA Products and Member Communications
  • Banet's Bullet - 2017 Individual OEP Electronic Materials - Brochures, Rates, Application
  • UPMC Health Plan Individual and Family Plans for 2017
  • Highmark Individual Market Commission and ACA Rate Changes
  • UPMC Health Plan EEOC/GINA Updates
  • Financial incentive for early Aetna Funding Advantage submissions in DE, PA and WV
  • Independence Blue Cross Plans updated to remove exclusions for gender reassignment surgery coverage
  • Independence Blue Cross Important Information About 2017 Member Renewal Letters
  • Banet's Bullet - 2017 Independence Blue Cross Agent Registration
  • Filed Rates by Rating Area from PID Site
  • Three things to know about Marketplace re-enrollments
  • Highmark Individual Market Update - 2017 Product Training Now Available
  • INVITE: Teleconference with Secretary Burwell and Kevin Counihan
  • Live Demo - UPMC Marketplace Individual Quoting System
  • 11/3 Introduction to HealthiestYou & Teledoc
  • 11/4 UPMC Producer Update - You're Invited to the Fall Producer Kickoff!
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | October 20th 2016 Edition

  • ACA Section 1557 Notice Requirement Effective October 16, 2016
  • Reminder: Employer Responsibilities Regarding MLR Rebates
  • Highmark 2017 Product Training & Reminders
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual PPACA Products and Member Communications
  • Banet's Bullet - 2017 Individual OEP Electronic Materials - Brochures, Rates, Application
  • UPMC Health Plan Individual and Family Plans for 2017
  • Banet's Bullet - 2017 Independence Blue Cross Agent Registration
  • Colonial Life 4th Quarter Incentive
  • Filed Rates by Rating Area from PID Site
  • Highmark Small Group Update - 2017 Creditable Coverage Results Available
  • Highmark Lehigh Valley Flex Blue
  • Aetna | No 2017 commissions for individual plans in some states
  • Banet's Bullet - Independence Blue Cross Consumer Broker Commissions for 2017 - Update
  • Important Notice: Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual Health Programs
  • Cigna hit with racketeering case over prescription drug costs
  • Renew, change, or update your health plan for 2017
  • Latest blow for Obamacare: Health insurance brokers add fees
  • Hershey-Pinnacle abandon merger fight
  • Agents mobilize for ACA exchange plan scrambler week
  • 3 ways to motivate employees during enrollment
  • Affordable Care Act rates going up in 2017
  • Phila. area faces hefty increases in Affordable Care Act rates
  • Live Demo - UPMC Marketplace Individual Quoting System
  • 11/3 Introduction to HealthiestYou & Teledoc
  • 11/4 UPMC Producer Update - You're Invited to the Fall Producer Kickoff!
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | October 13th 2016 Edition

  • 2016 ACA Transitional Reinsurance Program Form Now Available
  • UPMC Health Plan Important Information Regarding Section 1557 & Sharon Regional Health System Is Now In-Network
  • Aetna | No 2017 commissions for individual plans in some states
  • Banet's Bullet - Independence Blue Cross Consumer Broker Commissions for 2017 - Update
  • Capital BlueCross Logo Replacing Keystone Health Plan Central Logo on Member ID Cards & Healthy Rewards
  • Important Notice: Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual Health Programs
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 PersonalBlue Transitional Plans
  • For most Americans, healthcare costs aren’t skyrocketing
  • ACA fallout spreads to insurance brokers, agents
  • States struggle with rising Medicaid drug costs
  • The Consequences of Overpromising on Obamacare
  • Between ACA and Medicare, some Americans may have too much health coverage
  • 11/3 Introduction to HealthiestYou & Teledoc
  • 11/4 UPMC Producer Update - You're Invited to the Fall Producer Kickoff!
  • Highmark: 2017 FFM Registration and Training Now Available
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | October 6th 2016 Edition

  • Understanding the Rules on 'Employer Payment Plans' Under the Affordable Care Act
  • IRS Releases Final 2016 1094-B and 1095-B Forms and Instructions
  • IRS Releases Final 2016 1094-C and 1095-C Forms and Instructions
  • Banet's Bullet - Independence Blue Cross Consumer Broker Commissions for 2017
  • Banet's Bullet - Updates to the Preventive Care Service Schedule
  • Important Notice: Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual Health Programs
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 PersonalBlue Transitional Plans
  • 3 things NAHU told the IRS about ACA premium tax credits
  • Obama administration wants to use IRS to hawk Obamacare
  • 3 things workers say about high health plan deductibles
  • Did You Miss Capital BlueCross' Product Training?
  • UPMC Producer Update - You're Invited to the Fall Producer Kickoff!
  • Plan year 2017 FFM registration and training VIDEOS now available
  • Highmark: 2017 FFM Registration and Training Now Available
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | September 29th 2016 Edition

  • Important Notice: Capital BlueCross 2017 Individual Health Programs
  • IRS Warns of Fake Affordable Care Act Tax Bills
  • Capital BlueCross 2017 PersonalBlue Transitional Plans
  • UPMC Producer Update - Erie Office Location Change
  • Aetna 2017 small group ACA changes in PA and WV
  • After court decision, FTC hopes to prevail in Hershey-Pinnacle case
  • A growing number of states are exploring public health plans
  • Benefits technology spending increases as options grow
  • House Republicans Warn Against Settling Suits With Insurers Over Health-Care Payments
  • 3 giant new 2017 ACA exchange menu announcements
  • The Obamacare Alternative More Americans Are Turning To
  • Washington Update from NAHU
  • Plan year 2017 FFM registration and training VIDEOS now available
  • Highmark: 2017 FFM Registration and Training Now Available
  • Aetna: Learn about 2017 small group plan options for Delaware, Pennsylvania and West Virginia
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives