Highmark Update: Highmark Health, AHN, and Johns Hopkins Medicine Expand Collaboration
Highmark Health, Allegheny Health Network (AHN), and Johns Hopkins Medicine announced an expanded collaboration focused on gynecologic care and maternal fetal medicine, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and lung transplantation. Learn more.
Highmark Update: Important Information Regarding License and Appointment Validation Process
Effective mid-March, Highmark will implement a new system validation process to verify that all general agencies and their downstream agents’ producer licenses and appointments are listed as “active” (and thus eligible for commission payout) in our database. Learn more.
Supreme Court won't fast-track Obamacare case
The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Democrats' plea to consider a high-stakes legal challenge that could kill Obamacare, punting a resolution in the politically fraught case until after the presidential election. Learn more.
Insurers Deal More Blows To Medicare For All
Health insurance companies are already reporting unprecedented growth in signing up seniors to their Medicare plans for 2020, which is bad news for certain Democrats pushing single payer versions of “Medicare for All.” Learn more.
The Netherlands has universal health insurance — and it’s all private
Dr. Elise Nillesen walks briskly toward a compact SUV striped in red and yellow, the evening twilight fading. She slides into the passenger seat, stethoscope tucked in her handbag and a small pharmacy in the trunk, and heads off into the chilly November night. Learn more.
Supreme Court will again review Obamacare birth control mandate
The Supreme Court on Friday said it will revisit whether employers must guarantee free birth control coverage for their workers. Learn more.
CVS Health to launch new insurance product for gene therapy
Gene therapy could save and improve lives, but at $2 million per treatment, it’s out of reach for the most vulnerable of cases. CVS Health plans to make the therapy accessible through employer-sponsored insurance. Learn more.
Supreme Court to Rule on States’ Right to Regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers
The US Supreme Court has announced it will hear a case in the coming months that could determine whether states have the right to regulate pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Learn more.
1/29 CPAHU Meeting-FREE for CPAHU Members!
Join us for this timely presentation on mental health brought to you by Aetna's Chief Psychiatric and Innovation Officer, Hyong Un, MD. Learn more.
2/20 URL Coffee Chat | Get to know Dena McVicker and Colonial Life
Colonial Life offers worksite products to compliment your group health sales and presenting the options to your group health client is as easy as making an introduction. Join us for a URL Coffee Chat on February 20, 2020 at 10:30 AM to learn how you can better protect your group health clients and increase your income with new sources of revenue. Learn more.
2/21 Highmark Update:You’re Invited to Attend a Free Continuing Education Course on ‘Annuity Suitability’
Do you hold a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance license? If so, the state of Pennsylvania passed Act 48 on December 26, 2018 which requires producers to complete a mandatory four hour continuing education (CE) course in Annuity Suitability. Learn more.
3/13 URL Coffee Chat | Get to know Michelle Folk and Geisinger Health Plan
Did you know that Geisinger's network has expanded and they are currently offering the highest compensation in the area? Join us for a URL Coffee Chat on March 13, 2020 at 10:30 AM to learn more. Learn more.
3/19 URL Coffee Chat | Get to know Chris Gardner, Brad Wiseman and MetLife
MetLife has an incredible reputation in the industry for great service and great products. Join us for a URL Coffee Chat on March 19, 2020 at 10:30 AM to learn more about how you can add these products to your sales process and further protect your group from unexpected claims. Learn more.
3/26 Meet with Dena McVicker from Colonial Life to review your block for opportunities!
Colonial Life offers worksite products to compliment your group health sales and presenting the options to your group health client is as easy as making an introduction. Make your appointment with Dena McVicker to review your block of business for opportunities now. Learn more.
5/11-5/12 What is the PAHU State Expo?
Register for pahu state expo on may 11, 2020 to may 12, 2020. Learn more.
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