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UPMC Health Plan | New Authentication Process for Producer OnLine

UPMC Health Plan is moving to a two-step authentication process to access Producer OnLine. This new two-step authentication is a security process that provides an extra layer of protection when you sign in to your digital account. This enhancement will also allow additional self-service functionality within your account. Read more.

Geisinger | Commercial Bulletin: March 30th

In this edition see topics including; The April and May 2021 billing schedules are now available;
Enrolling a 51+ fully insured or GFA group? Use our new email inbox; CORRECTION: our broker bonus program payouts; What happens when a member terminates their coverage? and more. Read more

Tax Credits Extended through September 2021 for Employers Voluntarily Providing Employees with Paid FFCRA Leave

The American Rescue Plan extends tax credits to employers who voluntarily provide leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), and provides expanded FFCRA benefits for both employers and employees. Read more.

NAHU | Senate HELP Committee Holds Hearing on Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee also held a hearing this week focused on new proposals to lower prescription drug costs. Specifically, the hearing concentrated on three new bills: the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act, the Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2021 and the Prescription Drug Price Relief Act of 2021. Read more.

NAHU | CMS Extends SEP on the ACA’s 11th Anniversary

On the 11th anniversary of the ACA’s passage, President Biden announced that CMS is extending the current SEP that was scheduled to end on May 15 to August 15, providing consumers with an additional three months to obtain coverage and utilize the new marketplace subsidies. This week, NAHU reflects on the passage of the ACA and how it transformed the American health insurance industry. Read more.

Pennie: What Effective Date Will My Client Receive?  

Check out this Special Election Period Quick Reference Chart. Read more.

Pennie News & Updates

Find out what's new with Pennie on our resources page, including downloads, links, and events. See more.

Highmark SEP Bonus

Check out this incentive program for new to Highmark ACA individual market enrollment with March – June effective dates. Payment will apply to total members, not contracts and will pay in July, 2021. There is no minimum requirement to be eligible and no cap to the incentive. Payout will apply to any SEP submitted with March – June effective dates. Read more

Kansas City Life | Group Benefits Helping You Grow

There's a wonderful stroke of good luck in store for you again this year when you combine your hard work and loyalty with Kansas City Life Insurance Company's Group Benefits Bonus Incentive Program. Read more

UPMC Health Plan | We Introduce “The Better Option” Producer Incentive for Individual Sales

UPMC Health Plan has two ways to help you earn incentives during Pennie’s COVID-19 special enrollment period (SEP). Enroll qualifying individuals between February 15 - May 15, 2021, with March - June 2021 effective dates, to qualify for the incentives below. Read more.