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Apple Watch now part of UnitedHealthcare Motion rewards program

UnitedHealthcare is encouraging people across the country to improve their health by walking, enabling eligible plan participants to obtain Apple … FULL STORY

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Memorial Hermann announces Operational Changes, Reminders and Resources for the Health Plan

Changes:

Member or Employee Level Membership Changes

Effective April 1, 2018 all member or employee level changes will need to be make … FULL STORY

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Cigna to Acquire Express Scripts

On March 8th, 2018 Cigna announced they had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Express Scripts. Cigna, one of the … FULL STORY

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MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index for Q1 2018

The MetLife and U.S. Chamber of Commerce have released their Q1 2018 Small business Index and the findings are interesting. … FULL STORY

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BCBS of TX Announces ‘Affordability Cures’ Initiative to Invest in Lowering Premiums

BCBS of TX announced a multi-year strategy to invest in lowering group market premiums. They are contributing to Affordability Cures, … FULL STORY

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BCBS Opens AOR Confirmation Process for Individual Market Sales Missed During OE 2018

This message pertains to individual market sales with BCBS.

From March 1 to April 30, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

BCBS of TX requires all brokers who sell individual policies to complete a mandatory Special Enrollment Period (SEP) process training … FULL STORY

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Memorial Hermann Underwriting and Program Updates for 2018

Memorial Herman recently announced a number of underwriting and program updates for 2018 in small group and large group. For … FULL STORY

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BCBS 2018 Discontinuation Notices Explained

In 2018, BCBS will update their entire portfolio of ACA-compliant regulated small group (1-50) plans. All 2017 plans will be … FULL STORY

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BCBS Small Group Broker Compensation Change in 2018

BCBS of TX revised broker compensation on small group business. For new business effective beginning 1/1/2018 and upon renewal on/after … FULL STORY

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