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Small Group Prescription Drug List Resources

The tables below summarize the structure of pharmacy benefits offered by carriers on small group fully insured and self-funded medical … FULL STORY

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All Savers Offering 15 Month Rate Guarantees Nov 2018 – Jan 2019

All Savers will offer a 15 month rate guarantee to groups effective or renewing Nov 2018 through Jan 2019.

Renewing Groups … FULL STORY

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Humana to Change Underwriting Process for 10-100 Life Groups

Beginning 7/1 for quotes effective 9/1/2018 and later, Humana will change how they underwrite risk-rated groups with 10-100 lives. Currently, … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2019

On Apr 9, 2018, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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BCBS of TX Announces ‘Affordability Cures’ Initiative to Invest in Lowering Premiums

BCBS of TX announced a multi-year strategy to invest in lowering group market premiums. They are contributing to Affordability Cures, … FULL STORY

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BCBS Opens AOR Confirmation Process for Individual Market Sales Missed During OE 2018

This message pertains to individual market sales with BCBS.

From March 1 to April 30, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of … FULL STORY

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NAHU: President Trump Signs Delay of Cadillac & Health Insurance Taxes

President Donald Trump signed into law H.R. 195 on Mon, Jan 22, shortly after the House voted 266-150 and the … FULL STORY

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Memorial Hermann Underwriting and Program Updates for 2018

Memorial Herman recently announced a number of underwriting and program updates for 2018 in small group and large group. For … FULL STORY

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BCBS 2018 Discontinuation Notices Explained

In 2018, BCBS will update their entire portfolio of ACA-compliant regulated small group (1-50) plans. All 2017 plans will be … FULL STORY

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UHC: Oct-Dec Transitional Relief Groups Can Move to Jan 1, 2018 Anniversary

On Feb 23, 2017, CMS extended Transitional Relief for small employers through 2018.

CMS is expected to issue another extension next … FULL STORY

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