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Hurricane Harvey Carrier Communications

As many of our agents and their clients and members struggle through the challenges of Hurricane Harvey, carriers have announced … FULL STORY

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Humana’s Transitional Relief Options for Small Employers Renewing in 2017

On Feb 23, 2017, CMS issued new guidance extending Transitional Relief through 2018. Employers that offer health plans that are … FULL STORY

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Humana Will Fully Exit Individual Commercial Medical Market in 2018

Humana announced that they will exit the individual commercial medical market in 2018. Read their┬ábroker communication for details. The termination … FULL STORY

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Overview of Telehealth / Virtual Visit Benefits by Carrier

Every major Texas medical carrier will cover telehealth / virtual virtual visit programs. The table provides an overview of the … 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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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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Broker Commissions – Summary of 2016 Individual Medical Carrier Schedules

The official commission schedules from selected carriers on individual major medical (under 65 market) products effective in 2016 are linked … FULL STORY

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Humana Announces a New Simplified Employer Application for 2016

Humana will begin using a “simplified” Employer Group Application (EGA) for new groups effective Jan 1, 2016 or later. The … FULL STORY

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Alert: Small Group will Stay 2-50 in Texas

Yesterday, President Obama signed the PACE Act into law. The law permanently establishes the definition of a small employer as … FULL STORY

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Summary of Carrier 10/1 Strategies

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) extends the definition of a small employer to up to 100 employees beginning January 1, … FULL STORY

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