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UHC Offering Transitional Relief Renewals in Small Group in 2017; Expects Program Extension Beyond 2017

UHC anticipates that the Trump administration will extend Transitional Relief allowing small employers to renew existing, non-compliant plans beyond 2017.

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CVS Pharmacies will be Out of Network with BCBS in 2017

Effective Jan 1, 2017, regardless of renewal date, CVS pharmacies will no longer be a part of BCBS of TX’s … FULL STORY

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Overview of Telehealth / Virtual Visit Benefits by Carrier

By 2017, every major Texas medical carrier will cover telehealth / virtual virtual visit programs. The table provides an overview … FULL STORY

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Humana’s Options for Transitional Relief Groups to Extend Coverage

Under federal guidelines, small group employers can maintain their current medical plans and continue to be medically underwritten until December … FULL STORY

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UHC’s Options for Transitional Relief Groups to Extend Coverage

Update Fri, Jan 20, 2017. UHC anticipates that the new Trump administration will extend Transitional Relief beyond 2017. UHC began … FULL STORY

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BCBS Offering Additional 3 Months to Oct 2016 Mid-Market Renewals and New Business

BCBS is offering a 15-month contract option to middle market groups (51-150) effective and renewing Oct 2016. The option extends … FULL STORY

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Aetna Reducing Small Group Commissions to 2%

Effective Nov 1, 2016, Aetna is reducing commissions on small group community rated (ACA-compliant) plans to 2% in Texas on … FULL STORY

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Affiliate with Kilpatrick for Individual Products – 2016

Affiliate with Kilpatrick Companies as your General Agent for individual (under 65) business for 2016 calendar year and the 2017 … FULL STORY

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News – BCBS Seeks 57-59% Rate Increase for 2017 Individual Plans

BCBS has requested rate increases ranging from 57-59% on their individual medical plans for the 2017 calendar year. Insurers were … FULL STORY

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UHC Will Stop Selling Individual Comprehensive Medical Plans in TX in 2017

Today, UHC announced that they will stop selling individual medical plans in Texas on and off exchange in 2017. UHOne … FULL STORY

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