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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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January 8, 2019

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

Did you know? Aetna's got a 2019 Dual-Eligible Special Needs Plan (SNP) in Western PA

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January 8, 2019

Happy 2019 and OEP from Highmark!

The Open Enrollment period (OEP) is in effect January 1st through March 31st. During this time, individuals enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan are able...

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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 20, 2018

Happy Holidays | Recertify Renewal Payments by 12/31 | OEP Starts Jan. 1 - Are You Ready?

Thank you for your business during 2018! We appreciate your ongoing commitment to serving Aetna's Medicare members. We want to wish you and your families...

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December 20, 2018

Highmark's NEW Medigap Rate Schedule

In an effort to provide premium rate consistency during the Medicare shopping season, Highmark has elected to utilize an off-calendar year rate renewal cycle...

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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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December 17, 2018

Expanding AFA in Pennsylvania

Your smallest clients can now experience the benefits of our leading Small group offering. Starting today, we're offering Aetna Funding Advantage to...

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December 14, 2018

Thanks for a Great AEP! | 2019 Age-In Materials on Studio | OEP: Are You Ready?

New on Studio: 2019 age-in materials - What new members can expect OEP: Are you ready? We're here to help! Reminder: How to check enrollment status...

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December 13, 2018

Highmark Central Commission Update: Highmark is Reintroducing ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions for a Portion of 2019

Commissions will be paid for SEP policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019 using the below schedule on all Highmark...

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December 13, 2018

Highmark NEPA Commission Update: Highmark is Reintroducing ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions for a Portion of 2019

Commissions will be paid for SEP policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019 using the below schedule on all NEPA HMO plans...

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December 13, 2018

Highmark West Commission Update: Highmark is Reintroducing ACA Individual Market Special Enrollment Commissions for a Portion of 2019

Commissions will be paid for special enrollment policies secured with an effective date between Jan. 2, 2019 and June 1, 2019 using the below schedule...

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