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December 12, 2018

Your Choice and Advantage Choice Formulary changes for 1/1/19

The Your Choice formulary changes for January 1, 2019 are now available.

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December 11, 2018

IRS Moves Back Furnishing Deadlines for Forms 1095-C and 1095-B

The IRS has moved back the deadlines by which employers must furnish Forms 1095-C and 1095-B in early 2019. As a result...

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December 6, 2018

Group Premium Payment Option Update - American Express

Effective March 1, 2019, American Express will no longer be accepted by UPMC Health Plan...

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December 4, 2018

Enhance Your Worksite Offering with Life Insurance

When it comes to life insurance, one size doesn't fit all - and there are many ways to make your offering stand out while providing a critical...

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December 4, 2018

IRS Increases 2019 Contribution Limits for Health FSA and Transit Plans

The pre-tax contribution maximum for health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) - including limited purpose FSAs - will increase from $2,650 to $2,700 for plan...

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December 4, 2018

Three Days Left to Go! You're Almost There!

Enrollment ends Friday, December 7th! Highmark is here to help you through the last few days of AEP!

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December 3, 2018

State-by-State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019

Can you believe it's December already?? 2019 will be here in no time. To help you start planning ahead, we've gathered a list of the states that will be...

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December 1, 2018

Heard the News? Apple Watch Now Compatible with Motion

Motion members can use their current Apple Watch, purchase a new one or choose to "Walk-it-Off" and pay in steps...

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November 29, 2018

Breaking: IRS Announces Due Date Extension for Forms 1095 to Individuals

The IRS notice, which was just released, extends the due dates for the 2018 information reporting requirements for employers to furnish information...

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November 29, 2018

Consider Accident Insurance - Because Accidents Will Happen

When you make Accident coverage part of your benefits offering, choose Guardian Accident Insurance. With a wide variety of flexible plans and options...

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November 29, 2018

Eight Days Left to Enroll! Application Information Enclosed

Online applications will be accepted through the Producer Portal until 11:59 p.m. on Friday, December 7th. Agents will be unable to submit AEP applications...

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November 28, 2018

A New Day in Health Care

We are excited to share that CVS Health, the nation's premier health innovation company, has completed its acquisition of Aetna...

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November 28, 2018

Employee Attitudes - Explore Differences by Industry

Technological advances and cultural shifts are driving attitudinal differences in the workforce. A closer look at these differences reveals greater insights...

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November 27, 2018

Did You Know? The DSNP in Central PA is on Fire!

Did you know? We've got a 2019 Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (SNP) in Central PA The Advantra Cares (HMO) SNP offers special benefits to those who qualify...

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November 26, 2018

HHS Announces Record Settlement for HIPAA Breach

Anthem, Inc. has agreed to pay a record setting $16 million to HHS and take substantial corrective action to settle a HIPAA breach assessment...

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November 20, 2018

Are Your Clients Ready for Flu Season? 3 Tips to Help Mitigate Its Impact

The flu cost U.S. businesses $15.4 billion last year. Here's how your clients can mitigate its impact this season...

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November 20, 2018

Upcoming Highmark Office Closures

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, Highmark will be closed on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd...

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November 19, 2018

ARMS Thanksgiving Weekend Hours

Wednesday - Close at 4 PM | Thursday & Friday - CLOSED | Monday - Regular hours

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November 18, 2018

OEP "Rules of the Road" Webinar: 11/29 | 2019 Journey Handbooks | Discount on Your E&O Coverage

Medicare Open Enrollment Period returns in January: Join a "Rules of the Road" webinar...

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November 16, 2018

Highmark's Star Ratings: What You Need To Know

Did you know Highmark's Medicare Advantage plans are the largest 4.5 Star-Rated Plans in Pennsylvania?

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