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Producer News: Producer Guide | Plan changes 101 | Updated renewal hub | Consumer newsletter | In other news

In this newsletter: A message from Kevin, Producer Guide, Plan changes 101, Updated renewal hub, Broker tools, Smooth payment process, Consumer newsletter, In other news, and Quick links. Click here to read more.

UPMC - Individual Upcoming Enrollment Deadlines

A friendly reminder of the individual enrollment deadlines for ON and OFF Exchange 1/1/16 enrollment. Click here to read more.

Important reminder about your client's health plan coverage for 2016

In October, we sent communications to you and our members explaining their health plan options for 2016 and the importance of updating their Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC). Click here to read more.

Highmark Small Group Update - Identity protection for Highmark members

Earlier this year, in response to growing concerns about data security, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) announced that identity protection services would be available for all Blue members at no cost to the member. Click here to read more.

2016 Product Information

Find all the current product information on our website. Click here to read more.

Highmark Update - PA Supreme Court rules Highmark Security Blue HMO and Freedom Blue PPO members have continued in-network access to UPMC

Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that Highmark members in its Medicare Advantage Security Blue HMO and Freedom Blue PPO plans will have continued in-network access to UPMC. Click here to read more.

ACA reporting: A must-do for benefit advisers

Mandatory Affordable Care Act reporting starts next month and industry experts say preparing employer clients to comply should be a core service offered by benefit advisers. Click here to read more.

As HMOs Dominate, Alternatives Become More Expensive

Consumers seeking health policies with the most freedom in choosing doctors and hospitals are finding far fewer of those plans offered on the insurance marketplaces next year. And the premiums are rising faster than for other types of coverage. Click here to read more.

Employer Responsibility Under the Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act does not require businesses to provide health benefits to their workers, but applicable large employers may face penalties if they don’t make affordable coverage available. Click here to read more.

Where to Send 2016 FFM Certificates

Please send your FFM Certificates to the appropriate carriers using the email addresses and links below.

  • (NEPA)
  • Independence Blue Cross

UPMC Producer Update 10/22/2015 - Federally-Facilitated Marketplace Selling Requirements

The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released Federally-Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) registration updates for 2016. 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.