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June 25, 2019

Important Highmark Update: Register to Attend!! Producer Webinar - Highmark and UPMC Reach 10 Year Contract

Highmark is hosting a 45-minute webinar with Q&A on Wednesday, June 26 at 4 p.m. to discuss the new Highmark and UPMC 10 year contract.

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June 25, 2019

UPMC - Highmark Contract

UPMC and Highmark have agreed to a long-term contract which will allow Highmark members continued in-network access to all UPMC physicians and facilities in wes

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June 24, 2019

Highmark Update: Highmark and UPMC Agree to 10-year Contract

The organizations agreed to a 10-year contract offering full in-network access to Highmark members in certain health products in Pittsburgh an Erie.

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June 24, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Announced Highmark/UPMC Future Relationship

Today, the Pennsylvania Attorney General announced that he has brokered a relationship between Highmark and UPMC.

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June 18, 2019

IMPORTANT HIGHMARK UPDATE: UPMC Out of Network Emergency Department Care for Highmark Members

Highmark is hosting a 30-minute webinar on Wednesday, June 19 to discuss UPMC Out of Network Emergency Department (ED) care and access for Highmark members.

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June 17, 2019

2020 AHIP Training is now Available

Highmark will be requiring the AHIP training as part of the 2020 Agent Training and Certification.

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June 11, 2019

2020 certification starts 7/10 | Contracting tool goes live 7/1 | Coming soon: VBE expands to new markets

Wish your clients a Happy Birthday, new contracting tools, SilverSneakers voting and more.

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June 11, 2019

Highmark Medigap Blue 24/7 Nurse Assistance Hotline

Coming Soon: 24/7 Nurse Assistance Hotline for Medigap Blue Members Beginning July 1

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June 6, 2019

Aetna Wants You to Treat Yourself this Summer!

Submit qualifying applications of Medicare Supplement and ancillary products between June 1 - 30, 2019 to earn a bonus.

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June 6, 2019

Important Aetna Funding Advantage Updates - Week of 6/4/19

Good news! The PCORI calculator has been updated to better assist your clients with figuring out their fee.

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June 4, 2019

Important notice about Aetna Funding Advantage

Tell your customers about the new Attain by AetnaSM app!

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June 3, 2019

New Aetna Contracting Process Will Begin July 1

To help ensure a successful rollout, we are moving the start date for the new contracting process from June 17 to July 1.

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June 3, 2019

Your New Atena Agent Services Phone Number

We understand that during certain times of the year our phone lines can have high call volumes from policyholders. As a result, we

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May 30, 2019

IMPORTANT HIGHMARK UPDATE: Out of Network Emergency Department Care for Highmark Members

Highmark is hosting a 30-minute webinar on Tuesday, June 4 to discuss Out of Network Emergency Department (ED) care and access for Highmark members.

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May 30, 2019

New AFA IMQ and IMQ Support

You can start using our new small group AFA IMQ today. Starting 9/1/19 effective dates, we will no longer accept the old IMQ.

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May 29, 2019

Commission Update: Highmark Central Will Continue to Pay ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions Through the End of 2019

Highmark will extend commissions for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured for effective dates of June 2, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

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May 29, 2019

Commission Update: Highmark NEPA Will Continue to Pay ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions Through the End of 2019

Highmark will extend commissions for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured with an effective date between June 2, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

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May 29, 2019

Commission Update: Highmark West Will Continue to Pay ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions Through the End of 2019

Highmark will extend commissions for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured for effective dates of June 2, 2019 through Dec. 31, 2019.

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May 29, 2019

Highmark Update: Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules that Consent Decree Can Be Modified Beyond June 30

On Tuesday, May 28, 2019 the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the Consent Decree governing the relationship between Highmark and UPMC can be modified.

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