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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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Cigna: IRS Extends Reporting Due Dates for 1095 Forms Sent to Individuals

On November 18, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced extended deadlines for 2016 Minimum Essential Coverage (Section 6055) and … FULL STORY

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Employer Reporting Requirements under ACA

Update 11/18/2016: The IRS extended the deadline for providing the statements to employees/individuals in 2017. No extension for the IRS … FULL STORY

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Reinsurance Reporting from Self-Funded Employers Due Nov 15, 2016

Employers who offered a self-funded plan at anytime from Jan-Sep 2016 are required to submit their reinsurance reporting to HHS … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Summary of Changes to Forms 1094 & 1095 for 2016

On October 3, 2016, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released final 2016 Forms 1094-C and 1095-C and their accompanying instructions. … 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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Cigna: Final Rule on Nondiscrimination in Health Programs and Activities

On May 13, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and specifically the Office of Civil Rights (OCR), issued … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Proposed New SBC Template Available for Final Comment

On Feb 26, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a formal notice along with the proposed new Summary of … FULL STORY

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Employer Reporting Scenarios by Group Size and Plan Type

Beginning in 2016, large employers and employers who offer self-funded plans are responsible for reporting information to their employees. The … FULL STORY

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