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BCBS Transitions to New SBC Tool for 2021

BCBS is transitioning to a new platform to generate SBCs for group and individual market plans. The old tool will … FULL STORY

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BCBS Providing Premium Credits on November 2020 Billing Statements

BCBS will issue premium credits to fully insured group customers on their November 2020 billing statements. The credits apply as … FULL STORY

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BCBS Launches Financial Relief Program for 51+ Insured Customers

BCBS of TX announced a COVID-19 Economic Response Program designed to help new and existing fully insured employer group customers … FULL STORY

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UHC and Houston Methodist Finalize Network Agreement Effective June 1, 2020

UHC and Houston Methodist finalized a multi-year network agreement to bring Methodist’s facilities back into UHC’s provider networks. The agreement … FULL STORY

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All Savers Offering 15 Month Rate Guarantees

All Savers will offer a 15 month rate guarantee to groups effective or renewing Nov 2019 – Jan 2020 and … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

BCBS of TX requires all brokers who sell individual policies to complete a mandatory Special Enrollment Period (SEP) process training … FULL STORY

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Memorial Hermann Small Group Plan Changes in 2020

For 2020 effective dates, Memorial Hermann modified a few benefits on their existing 2019 small group and Hybrid plans. The … FULL STORY

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BCBS Offering First Year Renewal Rate Cap on New Mid-Market Business Dec 2019 – Mar 2020

BCBS will give a first year renewal rate cap of 9.5% to all new mid-market (51-150 segment) medical cases written … FULL STORY

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BCBS: Initial Premium Payment not Required for Off-Exchange Applications

BCBS recent implemented a new business rule in their Retail Shopping Cart and Retail Producer Portal to allow individual under … FULL STORY

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BCBS and Sanitas to Open Medical Clinics

BCBS of TX announced that it will partner with Sanitas USA to open 10 advanced primary care medical centers across … FULL STORY

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