CPAHU April CE Meeting and Day on the Hill Rally & CPAHU Day on the Hill
Join us April 20th at the Penn National Hollywood Casino in Grantville for our CE meeting and CPAHU Day on the Hill Rally. On Tuesday April 21, your Association is inviting you to make a difference here in Pennsylvania. Click here to read more.
BCNEPA supports keeping employer groups same size
State insurance departments have traditionally determined the size of small group markets, with almost all states defining their small group market to include employers with 1─50 employees. Click here to read more.
Aetna Opportunity alert: Producer service fees for small group businesses in DE, PA and WV
You will soon have greater control over your compensation. Producer Service Fee (PSF) is a simple compensation process that we have been using as a company for years. Click here to read more.
New guidance for obtaining member information from UPMC Health Plan
There are two easy ways for you to provide your clients' authorization to obtain member-specific information from UPMC Health Plan. Click here to read more.
Capital BlueCross Update 2015 Group Products
Three new ASO 20-99 products are available for quoting for new or renewing groups with a July 1, 2015 or later effective date. The 2015 Group Product Grid has been revised to reflect this change. Click here to read more.
Weekly PPACA Update Conference Call
In a continuing effort to assist our agent-partners in getting the information needed to flourish within the under 65 group and individual markets in Pennsylvania, we are holding weekly live webinars. They will serve as a place to get your questions answered and discuss topics and strategies that will lead to your continued success in the health insurance market. Click here to register.
Weekly PPACA Conference Call Archives
Click here to view the archived recordings of the PPACA Conference Calls.
Highmark Update - Talking Points Regarding UPMC and Medicare Advantage Participation
Last week, the media reported that UPMC has informed Highmark it will not participate in our Medicare Advantage offerings for 2016. Click here to read more.
How the PPACA exchange program still infuriates agents
B. Ronnell Nolan is in one of those strange positions that top brokers often find themselves in. Click here to read more.
Only 4% Got the Right Obamacare Subsidy
Tax Day is tomorrow, and if Obamacare wasn’t complicating people’s lives enough already, it’s going to make paying taxes even more of a pain for most of the people who have signed up for subsidies. Click here to read more.
Uninsured rate dives again
PPACA continues to cut into the number of Americans who don’t have health insurance. Click here to read more.
As income rises, HIX enrollment more challenging
While several reasons have been suggested for a plateau effect in public exchange enrollment, it may all come down to dollars and cents, as well as carrots and sticks. Click here to read more.
Senate Approves a Bill on Changes to Medicare
The Senate on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes in the way Medicare pays doctors, clearing the bill for President Obama and resolving an issue that has bedeviled Congress and the Medicare program for more than a decade. Click here to read more.
Why do more re-enroll with federal than state HIX?
Of the people who purchased health insurance through a public exchange in 2014, 9% more federal exchange participants re-enrolled compared to the state-run marketplaces. Click here to read more.