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BCBS Enhances Blue Balance Funded Program for Small Groups (10-50) and Begins Outreach

Earlier this month, BCBS began a communication outreach program to introduce their recently updated Blue Balance Funded program to existing … FULL STORY

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BCBS: New Standard SBC Tool for 1-150 Life Groups

Today (Mar 24), BCBS will make their new online standard Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC) tool available. The tool … FULL STORY

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BCBS to Begin Outreach about Updated Blue Balanced Funded Program

Later this week, BCBS will begin reaching out to existing small employers and their agents about the newest version of … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

BCBS will require all brokers who sell individual policies to complete a mandatory Special Enrollment Period (SEP) process training in … FULL STORY

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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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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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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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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2017

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016, CMS issued a final extension addressing the transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are not … FULL STORY

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