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Cigna: Administration Releases New Guidance on HRAs and Section 1332 Waivers

Earlier this week, federal agencies released a proposed rule for Health Reimbursement Arrangements (HRAs) and updated guidance for Section 1332 … FULL STORY

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BCBS: Medicare Prescription Drug Creditable Coverage Notifications Update 2018

The annual communication to members of group health plans informing them whether their plan’s prescription drug coverage is creditable or … FULL STORY

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UHC Information about Eligibility Verification Audits

UnitedHealthcare routinely audits the eligibility of a random selection of existing customers in conjunction with each group’s renewal each year. … 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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Apple Watch now part of UnitedHealthcare Motion rewards program

UnitedHealthcare is encouraging people across the country to improve their health by walking, enabling eligible plan participants to obtain Apple … 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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Cigna: IRS Extends Reporting Due Dates for 1095 Forms Sent to Individuals 2018

On December 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced extended deadlines for 2017 Minimum Essential Coverage (Section 6055) and … FULL STORY

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Employer Reporting Requirements under ACA

Update 12/22/2017: The IRS extended the deadline for providing the statements to employees/individuals in 2018. No extension for the IRS … 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: 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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