Health Care Reform News

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | January 7th 2016 Edition

  • Highmark Producer Notification for Dec. 31, 2015
  • 2016 Product Information
  • CMS News for Agents/Brokers: Help Consumers Prepare for the 2015 Tax Season
  • Many See I.R.S. Penalties as More Affordable Than Insurance
  • Missed opportunities abound in HSA usage
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 31st 2015 Edition

  • Aetna HealthAssurance Pennsylvania, Inc. update
  • Capital BlueCross 2016 Individual Sales Training
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - Dec. 23, 2015
  • Connect with Capital BlueCross, December 2015
  • 2016 Product Information
  • URL Holiday Hours
  • Enrollment Center Holiday Hours
  • Obamacare plans put big dent in customers' wallets
  • New IRS Notice 2015-87 Announces Increase in Employer Shared Responsibility Penalties
  • ObamaCare Subsidies on Your State’s Health Insurance Marketplace
  • House Delays Cadillac/Excise Tax
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 17th 2015 Edition

  • Health Marketplace Deadline Extensions
  • Highmark Individual Market Update - On-Marketplace open enrollment deadline extension
  • UPMC Producer Update 12/14/2015 - Reporting for Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC)
  • Capital BlueCross Electronic ID Cards Available
  • Highmark Channel Insights: News for the Producer Community - Winter 2015
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - Dec. 15, 2015
  • Highmark Update - Compound medications to be excluded from ACA plans
  • Highmark Individual Market Update - On-Marketplace open enrollment deadline extension
  • 2016 Product Information
  • Enrollment Center Holiday Hours
  • New Reports: ObamaCare Penalties, Subsidies Hurt Americans, Economy
  • DOL makes Form 5500 compliance questions optional for 2015
  • ObamaCare Subsidies
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 10th 2015 Edition

  • Enrollment Center Holiday Hours
  • UPMC Producer Update 12/9/2014 - Individual Quoting Changes/Enhancements
  • Capital Blue Cross Incorrect Copays on Individual Product ID Cards
  • Highmark Agency Action Alert - Dec. 9, 2015
  • 2016 Product Information
  • Agents and Brokers: Week 4 of the Open Enrollment Webinar Series Slides Available
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
  • Highmark Update - PA Supreme Court rules Highmark Security Blue HMO and Freedom Blue PPO members have continued in-network access to UPMC
  • Where to Send 2016 FFM Certificates
  • UPMC Producer Update 10/22/2015 - Federally-Facilitated Marketplace Selling Requirements

Health Care Reform Essentials from URL | December 3rd 2015 Edition

  • Aetna | Exclusively for you in Pennsylvania! Discover how you can earn more money on renewals
  • Producer News: Producer Guide | Plan changes 101 | Updated renewal hub | Consumer newsletter | In other news
  • UPMC - Individual Upcoming Enrollment Deadlines
  • Important reminder about your client's health plan coverage for 2016
  • Highmark Small Group Update - Identity protection for Highmark members
  • 2016 Product Information
  • Highmark Update - PA Supreme Court rules Highmark Security Blue HMO and Freedom Blue PPO members have continued in-network access to UPMC
  • ACA reporting: A must-do for benefit advisers
  • As HMOs Dominate, Alternatives Become More Expensive
  • Employer Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act
  • Where to Send 2016 FFM Certificates
  • UPMC Producer Update 10/22/2015 - Federally-Facilitated Marketplace Selling Requirements
  • Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
  • Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives