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  • 05/01  Executive Coaching Day
  • 05/13  National Receptionist Day
  • 05/15  Non-profit tax returns deadline, including form 990
  • 05/20  National Employee Health & Fitness Day
  • 05/27  Memorial Day

 *Global Employee Health and Fitness Month – Encourage healthy lifestyles and workplace wellness


  • 06/01  Tax Day
  • 06/19  Juneteenth
  • 06/21  Take Your Dog to Work Day

 *Mid-Year Benefits Review – Remind employees to take advantage of any eligible voluntary benefits
 End of Q2

Compliance Calendar

Highmark | Plan for Health May 2024

Please find the May 2024 Plan for Health Newsletter in both English and Spanish attached. We encourage you to share this content with your employees and use the attached materials to promote at your workplace. Stayed tuned for June’s topics: National Safety Month and Ergonomics. Read more

Highmark | Update: 2024 MSP/MLR - Action Required

We wanted to make you aware that on or about April 12, 2024, Highmark sent a letter to all group clients (small, mid-large, regional, and national markets) that had active Highmark medical and/or drug coverage in 2023 in western, central, and/or northeastern Pennsylvania.The letter will direct all clients to complete a mandatory on-line Medicare Secondary Payer and Medical Loss Ratio (MSP/MLR) survey. This survey must be completed by June 20, 2024. Read more

Vitori Health | TNT Dynamite Web Series

Our game-changing Vantage plan delivers 3 years of renewal-free budget stability and a remarkably better member experience than legacy insurance carriers. Register for upcoming webinars to learn more about how a modern health plan can lower costs, improve benefits, stabilize spending, and deliver a remarkable member experience. Register now.

Aetna 's Tuesday Tidbits schedule 2024

We’re excited to invite you to join us on Tuesday mornings throughout the year from 9:00 – 9:15 a.m. for a bite-size discussion with your Aetna Small Group sales executives. Hear how we can work together to benefit you and your clients. Register now

Highmark | Trainings for all regions, group sizes & funding arrangements

Highmark is excited to announce the continuation of the Producer Training Series coming next month, April 2024. As in the past these webinars will be no more than 30 minutes and are designed to ensure producers have the most up-to-date information about Highmark. Register now

5/16 Carrier Connection: UnitedHealthcare

On May 16th at 10 am, take the opportunity to connect with your broker managers alongside UHC as they delve into an in-depth review of their PA products, including the innovative Jarvis platform and invaluable agent tool kits. Gain valuable insights and updates on navigating the intricacies of the special enrollment period, ensuring you're equipped to provide the best guidance and support to your clients. Don't miss out on this informative webinar designed to empower you with the knowledge and tools necessary for success in the dynamic healthcare landscape. Register now

5/20 Turnkey Solutions for Employer Groups: Benefits Navigator App

Join PES & URL for a 4-part series on Turnkey Solutions for all of your Employer Groups. Within our Benefits Navigator App Part Four webinar we will go through: 

  • One stop shop for benefits 
  • White labeling Customizable tiles 
  • Ability to add enrollment tile for benefit admin system 
  • RX Savings tool built in Benefit wallet for cards 
  • Push notifications for improved communication Message Center

Discover how our Benefits Navigator App streamlines benefits administration with customizable features, ensuring seamless communication and significant cost savings for all your employer groups. Register now

5/22 CE Course*: Education and Enrollment of Voluntary Benefits

Join us for an insightful webinar on May 22nd at 10 am, where we'll delve into comprehensive plan options and effective strategies for maximizing enrollment success. Key Topics Include:

  • Integrity: what it is and why needed
  • Plan options and strategies
  • Pre-enrollment planning
  • Enrollment Strategies & Methods
  • Post Enrollment Communication
  • Annual Enrollment/True Open Enrollment

Don't miss this opportunity to refine your enrollment approach and achieve better outcomes. Register now to secure your spot! *CE is for PA Licenses only. Register now

7/9 CE Course: Oral Systemic Connection

This course educates attendees about the mouth–body connection specifically how gum disease can have an impact on certain chronic conditions. Course topics include the incidence and prevalence of gum disease, the oral–systemic connection, United Concordia’s scientific research and conclusions, and how good oral health combined with the right dental benefits can attribute to overall good health. United Concordia’s research on the oral–systemic connection is the basis for which all dental plans are designed to compete in the marketplace. Brokers in attendance can expect to leave this course with the information to educate their clients on the importance of good oral health and match them with the right dental benefits to complete their health care package. Register now

Highmark | 2024 incentive (qualify through 1/1/25)

Introducing the 2024 new to Highmark incentive! This Incentive applies to Small Group (2-50) and Large Group (51+) clients in Pennsylvania. Read more

Jefferson Health Plans | Compensation Opportunity for 2024

See how you can earn a very healthy $60 bonus on each app with the Broker commission and bonus program. Also, as a reminder the $50 HRA is available for every application/member. Read more

UPMC Health Plan | Individual & family bonus program (qualify through 1/1/25)

UPMC Health Plan is pleased to announce a producer bonus program for those who enroll new members in UPMC Individual Advantage, UPMC VirtualCare or UPMC First Care plans with an effective date in 2024. Earn up to $100 per member! Read more

UPMC Health Plan | New business producer incentive program extended (qualify through 9/1/25)

If you sell any new employer group in the 51-99 or 100+ market segments with a May 1 to September 1, 2024, effective date, you will receive an incentive of $300 per contract. Read more

Pennie | Community Workgroup Newsletter

Starting this month, Pennie will be changing how we share information and updates with you. Information, reminders, and updates will be shared via email in the following newsletter format with information and links to help you assist customers through the Pennie process. Read more

Pennie | The Path to Pennie Program is back for those seeking coverage for 2024!

Pennie and the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue created a way for anyone without health coverage to be connected with Pennie when they file their taxes. Tax filers do so by filling out tax form ‘REV-1882 ‘Health Insurance Coverage Information Request’ when they complete their Pennsylvania state income tax return. Read more

Pennie | 2024 Assister & broker recertification due 

Pennie-Certified Assisters & Brokers must complete annual training to continue certification into 2024. Please note, customers cannot be restored after decertification. Read more

Pennie | Broker Workgroup


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