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ORAM 2021 Events & Incentives

July is ORAM (Orion Referral Awareness Month). Check out our website to learn more and to find out about exclusive ORAM events and incentives (earn up to 100,000 Partner⭐Points)! Learn more.

2022 AEP Medicare Connections Conference

Join us at the Hershey Lodge on September 1st 2021 for our 8th annual AEP Medicare Connections Conference! This conference is for Medicare agents of every level, from beginner to expert. We'll have carrier presentations, networking, happy hour, games and prizes, and more!

We can't wait to see you there. Register now.

Bravo Group | Covid-19 Update

An update on COVID-19 actions by the PA Legislature and Wolf administration. Read more.

Capital Blue Cross | Check out the latest updates from Capital Blue Cross

What's Inside; Join us: Get deeper insights into our pharmacy management program; Colorectal screening age is changing to 45; Onsite flu clinics are available; Not your typical dental plan; Health plan solutions webinar is online; More groups told about opting in to Further and more. Read more.

Health Equity | YMCA Health Equity Tour 

The YMCA and Pennie are conducting a Health Equity Tour in 2021. The Health Equity Tour is a series of in-person events throughout the 67 counties in Pennsylvania focused on access to health resources. The 12-month tour will promote the YMCA evidence-based chronic disease management programs. During this tour, the YMCA staff will distribute educational materials about COVID-19, oral health and water fluoridation resources, how to combat senior social isolation, and the harmful effects of tobacco use and vaping. Read more

Geisinger | Broker Bulletin

In this edition see topics including; Back-to-school webinar; A reminder about your HRA/FSA: ConnectYourCare joins Optum Financial; New for large groups and KYP small groups: Geisinger knee pain treatment option; A note about New York state surcharges for self-funded groups; Download the latest Geisinger Extra flier and more. Read more

Kansas City | Helping You Grow

he pandemic has raised awareness of mental health symptoms and service needs. Encourage your clients to review the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by Kansas City Life's Group Benefits to address the immediate needs of impacted individuals. EAP services are available 24 hours a day/365 days per year. Read more.

UPMC | Premium Assistance for COBRA Benefits Under the American Rescue Plan Act

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARP), enacted in March 2021, provides for a temporary 100 percent federal subsidization of premium otherwise payable by certain individuals and their families who elect COBRA continuation coverage due to a loss of coverage as the result of a reduction in hours or an involuntary termination of employment. 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

Geisinger Marketplace Broker Bonus 

We are pleased to announce our new bonus opportunity for Geisinger Health Plan brokers selling individual Geisinger Marketplace health plans. Brokers will receive a one-time per member  payout of $75 for first-time enrollments effective between June 1, 2021 and September 1, 2021. This bonus is in addition to the current new member payout of $20 per member per month (PMPM). Read more

7/15 United Concordia | Why Aren't All Dental Claims Paid? 1 CE (FREE), PA Resident Producers (URL)

On Thursday July 15th United Concordia's Oral Wellness Consultant, Valerie Fleming , will host a 1 hour course designated to address consumer concerns regarding the underlying structure of dental benefits. This course will address issues as well as give suggestions on ways to better educate the consumer with regard to their dental benefits. Read more.

7/15 Introducing Beam Dental

Join us for a webinar on July 15th at 2:30pm EST to find out what sets Beam Dental apart, such as:

  • Classic dental insurance with a preventive and tech focused twist.
  • All members and dependents receive an electric toothbrush. Better brushing = potential savings at renewal!
  • Full ancillary suite including dental, vision, and life bundled on one invoice.

Register Now!

7/20 Back to School with GHP

Join Geisinger at one of two sessions on Tuesday, July 20. If you’re a broker, hop on the 9 a.m. ET session. And employers, there’s a session at 1 p.m. ET just for you. You don’t want to miss this! Register Now

7/22 Capital Blue Cross | Behavioral Health & the Changing Workplace: What We Must Do Next

The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically amplified behavioral health challenges including employee burnout. It has affected the way we work, and as the vaccine continues to roll out, additional workplace changes could impact the behavioral health of you and your clients' workforce. That’s why it’s more important than ever to identify the right strategies to create healthier workplaces that supports employees — now and for the future. On July 22 at 2:00 PM ET, join Blue Cross Blue Shield's upcoming webinar, Behavioral Health & the Changing Workplace: What We Must Do Next. Register Now!

7/28 Coping With COVID-19, Parenting and Working From Home

The pandemic has forced many employees to work remotely, and working parents suddenly found the added responsibility of helping their children adapt to remote learning. On top of this, parents are also faced with explaining multiple crises to their children, including COVID-19, social unrest, political polarization and natural disasters. Join CPAHU and Dan Jolivet from The Standard as we present "Coping with COVID-10, Parenting and Working From Home". Register Now!

8/05 Highmark 51+ Producer Training

Join us and special guests from Highmark for a webinar on August 5th at 10am EST for a 51+ product overview, medical underwriting process, and dental and vision updates. Register Now!