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New COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period in Individual Market Feb 15 – May 15

On Jan 28, in response to an executive order signed by President Biden, CMS announced it will provide a special … FULL STORY

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CMS Extends Small Group Transitional Relief Policies

On Jan 19, 2021, CMS issued a new one year extension of its transitional policy for non-grandfathered small group plans … FULL STORY

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Broker Compensation Disclosure Requirements in CAA 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) signed into law by President Trump on Dec 27, 2020, contained many policy provisions … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

This article was updated on 2/17 to reflect a change in the deadlines to affirm training completion. Previously, the deadline … FULL STORY

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BCBS Updates Retail (Individual Under 65) Compensation to PMPM in 2021

BCBS is changing its compensation schedule for individual under 65 major medical qualified health plans (QHPs). They are moving away … FULL STORY

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BCBS Transitions to New SBC Tool for 2021

BCBS is transitioning to a new platform to generate SBCs for group and individual market plans. The old tool will … FULL STORY

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BCBS Launches Financial Relief Program for 51+ Insured Customers

BCBS of TX announced a COVID-19 Economic Response Program designed to help new and existing fully insured employer group customers … FULL STORY

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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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Signed Budget Deal Repeals ACA Taxes and Extends PCORI Fee

President Trump signed a budget spending deal that includes many items related to health care.

It repeals three significant taxes included … FULL STORY

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HSA Limits for Contributions, Deductibles, and Out-of-Pocket

  20172018201920202021

HDHP Minimum DeductibleIndividual
Family$1,300
$2,600$1,350
$2,700$1,350
$2,700$1,400
$2,800$1,400
$2,800

HDHP Maximum Out-of-PocketIndividual
Family$6,550
$13,100$6,650
$13,300$6,750
$13,500$6,900
$13,800$7,000
$14,000

HSA Contribution LimitIndividual
Family$3,400
$6,750$3,450
$6,900$3,500
$7,000$3,550
$7,100$3,600
$7,200

HSA Catch-Up Contributions (age 55+)Per Person$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000$1,000

2015 HSA limits (Apr 24, 2014)
2016 HSA limits (May … FULL STORY

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