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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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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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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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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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Memorial Hermann Updates – Reinstatements & Auto-Renewals

Memorial Hermann Health Plan announced a few updates to their procedures for existing clients.

1. Policy Reinstatements – If a group’s … FULL STORY

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Treatment of Very Small Groups in the TX Group Health Market

TDI recently published revised FAQs addressing the treatment of “mom and pop” groups in the group health insurance market. The … 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 to Discontinue PPO Plans in TX Small Group Aug 2016

Effective Aug 1, 2016, Aetna will discontinue offering PPO-based plans in the Texas small group, community rated market. Aetna will … FULL STORY

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BCBS Q&A about Transitional Relief Policy for Sep-Dec 2014

This is a Q&A from BCBS about their transitional relief policy options for Sep-Dec 2014 renewals in small group. For … FULL STORY

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BCBS Webinars about Transitional Policy for Small Groups

BCBS hosted webinars earlier this month reviewing their small group renewal strategy for September through December, the transitional policy options, … FULL STORY

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