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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 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 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

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 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

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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January 2, 2019

Register for Highmark's Well360 Producer Training - Improving Health from Every Angle

Highmark is pleased to introduce Well360 - a portfolio of products and services that uses analytics and digital technologies to target the right members...

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December 23, 2018

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

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

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December 19, 2018

ARMS Holiday Hours

The ARMS office will be closed: December 24th, 25th & January 1st (closing early on December 31st at 1pm)

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December 18, 2018

Ready for 2019? Start with Savings from Industry Leading Employee Wellness Programs

New Year's resolutions for better health and lower costs Employees who engage in their health save employers money. The new year is an ideal time...

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December 17, 2018

ACA Remains in Effect After Court Rules Law Unconstitutional

A federal district court in Texas has ruled the entirety of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. However, the decision is expected to be swiftly...

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