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July is Orion Referral Awareness Month

July is ORAM (Orion Referral Awareness Month). Check out our website to learn more and to find out about exclusive ORAM events and incentives, including:

  • Top-referring agent bonus: The top-referring agent will earn $500 cash
  • Orion referral contest: Five lucky agents who refer business will be drawn at random to win $100 cash
  • Happy Hour at Evergrain: Exclusive, invite only event with light food and refreshments

Learn more

August 30th | 8:30am EST Conference at the Hershey Lodge 2023 AEP Medicare Connections Conference 

Join us at the Hershey Lodge on August 30th 2022 for our 9th 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! Register now

7/12 Principal Small Business Connect: Balancing flexibility in the workplace

Is your organization offering the right work arrangements to successfully recruit and retain employees? Learn strategies for balancing flexibility in the workplace by joining a webinar hosted by Principal® on Tuesday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT. Register now

7/13 Get to know Sun Life’s new Client onboarding experience

Join Sun Life’s Digital Client Solutions team as we dive a little deeper to showcase the Onboard experience and walk through the basics of what you and your new Sun Life Clients can expect. Join Sun Life on Wednesday, July 13th at 3 p.m. to see the new, centralized and digital onboarding experience for benefits setup 

During this session you’ll see a full demo and learn more about how Onboard helps you:

  • Align on timeline and set expectations with your Clients  
  • Centralize everything in one place and streamline communications   
  • Save time and reduce some of the back-and-forth and manual processes 

Register now

7/26 Buckets of Benefits

Join us for a webinar on July 26th at 11am EST as we introduce and review TASC options that are beneficial to groups and business owners.

A few topics we'll cover include:

  • The introduction to Universal Benefit Account
  • An overview of deliverables
  • Strategies when packaging different accounts
  • How these benefits will help attract and retain

Register now

Regarding the recent SCOTUS decision | Capital BlueCross

We recognize there are many questions emerging in the wake of last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. We are working diligently to provide trusted, thoughtful information to business leaders. Read more.

Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision Information | Highmark Health 

As Highmark Health evaluates the myriad of implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v Wade, we remain committed to working with federal officials, state policymakers, employer partners, and local health care leaders to respond to this changing landscape and provide coverage options that best meet the needs of health plan members, patients, and team members across our footprint on a state-by-state basis. Read more.

Provider Search – Made Easier 

To offer the best user experience, we continue to evolve and improve our provider search tool. And on Thursday, July 7, we’ll launch the new user interface. It provides more data at a glance, with a cleaner look and feel. Read more

Employer Sponsored Health Plans Generate Significant ROI, Benefits

Employer-sponsored health plans can reduce spending on direct medical costs, disability claims, and recruitment and retention, leading to a positive return on investment. Read more

Friends with HEALTH Benefits | The Dobbs Decision

Friends, as you all know, the two of us are nerdy political junkies to the core. So, lately, we’ve been chatting about what most policy-minded Americans are discussing (besides ketchup-stained walls and potential witness tampering). The Supreme Court of the United States’ decision in Dobbs, et. al. v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is what we, and many other Americans, can’t stop talking about. Read more

Turning the tide on The Great Resignation | 5 ways to use benefits to retain skilled workers

Many employers are looking for smart, creative ways to use benefits and flexible scheduling in an effort to turn the tide on record high turnover rates, a national trend known as The Great Resignation. Read more

Treating ectopic pregnancies still legal in states where abortion banned, despite viral misinformation

Treating ectopic pregnancies is still legal in all states where abortion is banned, despite media personalities, celebrities and even elected officials spreading false information about its legality following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. Read more

Highmark | Introducing the 2022 New Highmark Incentive (qualify through 1/1/2023)

Highmark is excited to announce the 2022 New to Highmark Incentive. Read more.

Geisinger | Earn a reward for new business & ACA to GFA (qualify through 12/31/2022)

We are pleased to announce the extension of the New Business Broker Bonus program and the ACA to GFA Broker Bonus program! Read more.              

Pennie | Annual Report

Pennie is here for everyone, and we are excited to provide peace of mind to the roughly 375,000 Pennsylvanians who count on Pennie for their 2022 coverage. The future is bright as we expand to offer health coverage to even more uninsured Pennsylvanians, starting with new and exciting initiatives we have in place for those qualified individuals seeking coverage throughout 2022. Read more

Pennie | Become a PHE Unwinding Helper Today!

Activate your network and become a Helper for Medical Assistance recipients during the unwinding of the Public Health Emergency. Read more

Pennie | Pennie System Enhancements

Pennie has successfully updated its platform with various enhancements that will benefit the Customer experience. Read more

Pennie | Broker Workgroup

Pennie | Path to Pennie 

Those who have indicated they are uninsured on tax form REV-1882 will soon receive an official notice from Pennie with instructions on how to enroll in coverage. These notices will begin to be distributed in early April and will include unique access codes for recipients to claim their new Pennie account. Learn more at: Path to Pennie | Pennie. Read more.

Pennie | 2022 Producer Commissions 

Pennie is proud to work with insurers to make sure Pennsylvania producers have access to commissions information in advance of the start of the annual Open Enrollment Period and for any changes to commissions throughout the plan year. Beginning with plan year 2022, insurers that offer health plans through Pennie are required to notify their appointed producers of the commissions fee schedule. Read more