Producer News

  • Transparency in coverage rule

    What is this new rule and what will Premera do to comply.

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  • General

    Transparency in Coverage Rule

    Transparency in Coverage Rule | 4/8/2021

    What is this new rule and what will Premera do to comply.

    We Want to Hear from You | 1/11/2021

    Accept our invitation to participate in the annual producer communication survey.
    COVID-19 News and Updates

    COVID-19 News and Updates | 1/11/2021

    What you and your clients need to know to about COVID-19 updates and the vaccine.
    COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

    COVID-19 Vaccine Updates | 12/7/2020

    What your clients need to know to about the vaccine.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    What to Know About Special Enrollment

    What to Know About Special Enrollment | 3/10/2021

    Learn about the individual plan special enrollment period available now in Alaska

    Helping Your Individual Clients Make Payments | 3/10/2021

    Resources to guide your patients through the bill pay process
    Connect Your Individual Clients with Online Accounts

    Connect Your Individual Clients with Online Accounts | 2/8/2021

    Information to help your individual clients create a new online account for 2021.

    Teladoc Is Discontinued for 2021 | 12/7/2020

    Learn about the change and expanded options your clients will have next year.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Meet the Alaska Sales Team | 3/10/2021

    This team is in your corner and ready to help!

    Get to Know the Alaska Sales Team | 2/8/2021

    This team is in your corner and ready to help!
    COVID-19 Vaccine Communications to Share with Your Clients

    COVID-19 Vaccine Communications to Share with Your Clients | 1/25/2021

    Use the Employee Communications Center to help you tell your clients where to go for the latest information about getting vaccinated and their benefits.

    COBRA Third-Party Administrator FAQ | 1/25/2021

    This FAQ will help your customers on how to handle COBRA.
  • More group market news

  • Large group

    Important Large Group Contacts for January 1, 2021 Readiness | 10/12/2020

    This contact refresher will help you.

    Advanced eCSU Program | 10/12/2020

    This program will no longer be available starting January 1, 2021.

    Important Information for January 1, 2021 Readiness | 9/21/2020

    To ensure your customers have the best possible experience, we want to remind you about important dates for January 1, 2021 readiness.
    New Low-cost Health Plan Options

    New Low-cost Health Plan Options | 7/13/2020

    We now have resources to share with your group clients to help them save up to 25% on premiums.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    ConnectYourCare for Qualified-HSA Small Business Plans

    ConnectYourCare for Qualified-HSA Small Business Plans | 10/26/2020

    Between December 2020 and January 1, 2021 employees with existing ConnectYourCare HSAs (with UMB Bank as the custodian) will have a new account opened with ConnectYourCare’s new HSA solution.

    Important Small Group Contacts for January 1, 2021 Readiness | 10/12/2020

    This contact refresher will help you.

    Specialty Pharmacy Benefit Notices | 9/8/2020

    Your clients will be notified of an important notice soon.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorization Going Live on January 1, 2021 | 11/9/2020

    Some drugs will require a new prior authorization.
    New Pharmacy Prior Authorization Going Live On October 2, 2020

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorization Going Live On October 2, 2020 | 8/24/2020

    A fertility drug, Follistim, will now require prior authorization.

    New Preventive Drug Lists Are Available | 8/11/2020

    Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska recently improved and replaced our three standard preventive drug lists. You can check them out now!
    New Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Going Live On August 1, 2020

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Going Live On August 1, 2020 | 6/8/2020

    Some asthma and diabetes drugs will require prior authorization.

    New Preventive Care Benefit: PrEP for HIV Prevention | 5/26/2020

    Starting July 1, Premera will begin covering preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a preventive service.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    Cost Shares Announced for 2021 | 12/7/2020

    Learn about 2021 cost shares for Medicare Supplement plans.

    New Medicare Supplement Rates Approved | 11/9/2020

    Member rate change notices have mailed.

    Telehealth Services for Members | 4/13/2020

    Remind your Medicare clients that telehealth visits from their provider are covered.

    Cost Shares and Rates Announced for 2020 | 12/9/2019

    Get the latest information about 2020 cost shares and rates for Medicare Supplement.
  • More medicare news