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February 13, 2019

Important AFA Underwriting Updates in PA

Leveraging IMQs for Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA)

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February 11, 2019

ARMS Holiday Closure - President's Day

The ARMS office will be closed on Monday, February 18th and resume normal office hours on the 19th.

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February 10, 2019

Highmark Supports Pennsylvania's Attorney General

Highmark is in full support of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s proposal to modify the Consent Decrees between Highmark and UPMC.

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February 10, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Litigation against Highmark and UPMC

Pennsylvania Attorney General, Josh Shapiro, announced legal action against Highmark and UPMC related to choice and competition in the marketplace.

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February 8, 2019

Pennsylvania Attorney General Litigation Against Highmark and UPMC

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced legal action against Highmark and UPMC related to choice and competition in the marketplace.

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February 5, 2019

All Penn State Health facilities are part of UPMC Health Plan's Premium Network

All Penn State Health facilities, including Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and St. Joseph Medical Center are part of UPMC Health Plan's Premium Network

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February 5, 2019

Highmark Materials for Client Retention

Check out Highmark's available materials on ShopPRO!

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February 5, 2019

Making the Case for Tuition & Loan Repayment Benefits

We are excited to share with you the first set of findings from Guardian's 6th Annual Workplace Benefits Study.

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February 3, 2019

ERISA Penalties Increase in 2019

Last week, the DOL announced annual increases to penalty amounts, including those that fall under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA).

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January 25, 2019

ARMS Presents United Healthcare 2019 Options

February 21, 2019 | 8:30 am - 11:00 am | Hilton Garden Inn, Cranberry Township

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January 25, 2019

IRS Will Waive Penalties for Tax Withholding Shortcomings

Did you update your withholding tables for this year? Well, the IRS is offering a bit of relief for taxpayers...

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January 23, 2019

1095-B Forms for AFA

As you know, Aetna is handling the preparation, filing and delivery of 1095-B 2018 tax forms as a value-added service for Aetna Funding Advantage groups...

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January 23, 2019

Shhh. We're Letting You in on a Secret.

We're excited to let you in on a secret - Aetna's adding a new suite of plans to their Small Group (5-50*) Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) portfolio...

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January 18, 2019

New Year, New Incentives!

Here's a glimpse of Aetna's 2019 first quarter incentives. Whether you sell Medicare Supplement, ancillary products or a combination of both...

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January 17, 2019

Small Group Update: Revisions for Small Group Underwriting Guidelines Are Now Available

Please review the revisions for Small Group Underwriting Guidelines, effective Jan. 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted...

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January 16, 2019

2019 Employer Rate Cap Program & Producer Incentive

Receive Up To $200 Per Contract For New Groups!

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January 16, 2019

Top 3 Trends Impacting Small Businesses in 2019 and Beyond

We're bringing you the most popular employee benefits topics for employers...

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January 15, 2019

AFA Broker Bonus

Aetna has extended their broker bonus for Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA). From 2/1/19 through 4/1/19 effective dates, you'll earn $50 per enrolled employee...

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January 9, 2019

Individual Market Update for the Week of Jan. 7, 2019

Commissions will be paid for Special Enrollment Period (SEP) policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019.*

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January 9, 2019

Small Group Update: Revisions for Small Group Underwriting Guidelines are Now Available

Please review the revisions to the Small Group Underwriting Guidelines, effective Jan. 1, 2019 unless otherwise noted...

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