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All Savers Offering 15 Month Rate Guarantees

All Savers will offer a 15 month rate guarantee to groups effective or renewing Nov 2019 – Jan 2020 and … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies

On Jan 31, 2020, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered small group plans … FULL STORY

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TDI Implements Laws Protecting Texans from Surprise Billing and Freestanding ERs

In 2019, the Texas legislature passed four bills intended to protect Texas patients from surprise billing from out-of-network providers and … FULL STORY

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Memorial Hermann Small Group Plan Changes in 2020

For 2020 effective dates, Memorial Hermann modified a few benefits on their existing 2019 small group and Hybrid plans. The … FULL STORY

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BCBS Offering First Year Renewal Rate Cap on New Mid-Market Business Dec 2019 – Mar 2020

BCBS will give a first year renewal rate cap of 9.5% to all new mid-market (51-150 segment) medical cases written … FULL STORY

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Humana Offering Shortened Plan Year Renewals to Transitional Relief Groups

Important update Apr 1, 2019. The original article is preserved below for historical reference.

On Mar 25, 2019, CMS extended … FULL STORY

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Humana Small Group Updates for Jan 2019

Updated Dental Plans and Enhancements for 2019

Humana overhauled their PPO dental plan designs for 2019 and enhanced the preventive … FULL STORY

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Humana Offering 15 Month Rate Guarantees Dec 2018 – Jan 2019 on Level Funded Plans

Humana is offering 15 month rate guarantees on Level Funded Premium (LFP) plans to small groups effective or renewing Dec … FULL STORY

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Cigna: Final 2019 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters

On April 9, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued final regulations and related guidance on Affordable … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies through 2019

On Apr 9, 2018, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered plans that are … FULL STORY

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