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Bravo Group | PA COVID-19 Update

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

FAQS about Affordable Care Act Implementation Part 50, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and Coronavirus Aid Relief, and Economic Security Act Implementation 

CMS, HHS and the Treasury Department released guidance with frequently asked questions regarding implementation of the CARES Act and how it related to HIPAA and the ACA. The FAQs address when group health plans must cover COVID-19 vaccines and their administration without cost-sharing and whether group health plans can provide incentives under ACA wellness program rules to encourage individuals to get COVID-19 vaccines. Read more

Geisinger Health Plan | Broker Bulletin: October 12

In this week's Broker Bulletin see topics including: New Business Broker Bonus Program; IRS sets affordability rate; Broker recertification course; and, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read more.

Capital Blue Cross  | What we sent to employer groups: Capital Blue Cross’ strategy for enhanced diabetes management

Capital Blue Cross is taking diabetes head on with a new holistic, data-driven strategy to control costs and prevent long-term health challenges associated with diabetes and prediabetes. They’re working with digital healthcare providers Omada and Virta to introduce three programs that can help reduce healthcare costs and improve quality of life — and all members have to do is start. Read more.

Pennie | Broker Certification

The new and free Pennie-Certified Broker training is now available! Read more.

Pennie | What Effective Date Will My Client Receive?  

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

2022 Pennie and Marketplace Training is Now Available 

The free 2022 Pennie Broker Training is now available through the Train PA system and can be accessed for both new and returning brokers on the Pennie Broker site under "Get Certified." Read more.

10/19 Geisinger |  Join Our October Webinar!

Join Geisinger on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 9 a.m. to hear from our team and get answers to any questions you may have. You won’t want to miss this jam-packed agenda! Register now

10/20 Capital BlueCross: 2022 Individual/Family Product Roll-Out

Join URL and Capital for a preview of their 2022 products and changes for individual and family plans. Register now

10/28 Geisinger Funding Alternative Overview

Join us for a webinar on October 28th at 10am EST where we will provide small group market updates, specifically in regards to our Geisinger Funding Alternative, level-funded product (GFA), Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans and updates for 2022, and strategy for UPMC leaving the small group ACA market in the Geisinger Health Plan (GHP) service area. We will host an open Q&A regarding GHP small group opportunities at the end of the webinar. Register now.

11/9 AblePay: Expansion into Penn State Health

Join us for a webinar on November 9th at 10:30am EST to learn about AblePay, a unique no-cost (no monthly/annual fees to employers, employees, or individuals) program that offers savings and flexible payment terms on out-of-pocket medical expenses. AblePay is available to any individuals with primary health insurance (including Medicare) and can be offered to all employees – not just those on an employer’s health plan. Register now.

URL's PartnerPoints Picture Challenge

Earn Partner⭐Points for spending Partner⭐Points: All URL agents who submit a photo for The Partner⭐Points Picture Challenge by the submission deadline listed below will earn 1,000 Partner⭐Points. There will be a Facebook contest to vote on the best photo, the winner will receive an additional 5,000 Partner⭐Points. Read more

URL’s 2023 President’s Club

We are pleased to announce the destination for our next exclusive President’s Club trip to The Henderson in Destin, FL! Our President's Club destination getaways are truly once-in-a-lifetime, but they're about more than visiting luxurious locations and enjoying gourmet meals... The true reward comes from the connections you make along the way. Learn more.