Producer News

  • What’s new for 2019

    Start your new year off right with two guides: what’s new for 2019 and sales resources for you.

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  • General

    Form 1095 Tax Forms Available This Month | 1/7/2019

    Do your clients have questions about how to show proof of healthcare coverage? This guide has the answers.
    Helping Members Impacted by the Earthquake

    Helping Members Impacted by the Earthquake | 12/10/2018

    Check out resources for taking care of your clients affected by the Anchorage earthquake.

    Update to Genetic Testing Review Process | 12/10/2018

    Prior approval for some genetic tests now includes counseling.

    In Alaska’s Corner: New Ad Shows Premera Spirit | 12/10/2018

    Find out how Premera is focused on taking care of your clients and supporting local community.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    Remind Your Clients to Pay for 2019 Coverage | 1/7/2019

    Ensure your clients are ready for their 2019 plan to begin.

    2019 Member Welcome Experience | 12/10/2018

    Find out how we’re getting your clients off to a great start with their 2019 Premera individual plan.

    We Know Alaska: Meet Premera’s New Ad Campaign | 11/26/2018

    Find out how Premera is supporting the individual market and why that makes it easier for you to close a sale.

    Producer Tip: Be a Billing and Payments Expert | 11/12/2018

    Based on your feedback, we developed a new resource to help you answer client questions about billing and payments.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Annual Reminder: Medicare Secondary Payer | 1/7/2019

    Yes, it’s complex, but we have resources you can share with your group clients.

    Improved Medical Transportation Benefits are Here! | 1/7/2019

    We’ve added new features to our Medical Transportation Benefits program to help make healthcare more affordable and accessible.

    Two Quick Tips for the Secure Employer Website | 1/7/2019

    Do you support your group clients with account and billing information, enrollment updates, and reports? These tips will make your work easier.

    Digital Welcome Experience Expands | 1/7/2019

    Helping customers better understand and navigate their health plan is one way Premera is in your corner.
  • More group market news

  • Large group

    For Businesses with 51+ Employees: 2019 Guide to Health Plans | 9/24/2018

    View the new 2019 Health Plan guide to discover what great health plan options Premera offers your large group clients.

    For Businesses with 51–199 Employees: 2019 Preferred Choice Brochure | 9/24/2018

    Helping your clients select medical, pharmacy, and dental plans that work best for their business is as easy as 1-2-3 with our most popular options.
    HSA On Demand is Here

    HSA On Demand is Here | 7/9/2018

    The lower risk high-deductible health plan feature is now available to sell to your group clients.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    2019 Formulary Changes for Metallic Plans | 10/22/2018

    Get an understanding of the upcoming changes to drug lists for your individual clients and how we are letting them know.

    Small Group Renewal Notices to Be Sent to Employers | 10/22/2018

    Check out the updated and new resources that make communicating benefits easy.

    Small Group Renewal Notices | 10/8/2018

    Notices about 2019 changes to renewing Premera plans begin mailing to small businesses at the end of October.

    For Businesses with 1-50 Employees: 2019 Guide to Health Plans | 9/24/2018

    Premera gives your small group clients a wide range of options of medical, dental, and vision plans for any budget. Get the details in our new 2019 Health Plan guide!
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    Vitamin D Coverage Update | 12/10/2018

    Starting January 1, 2019, Vitamin D supplements will not be covered as preventive.

    Premera Helps Members Manage Medication Safely | 11/26/2018

    Premera promotes effective prescription drug use with the Enhanced Controlled Substance Utilization program.

    New: Pharmacy Articles in One Place | 11/26/2018

    Check out the new pharmacy category on our Producer News site and in our e-newsletter.

    Changes to Prior Authorization for Drugs | 11/20/2018

    Be informed about the latest medications that require review.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    We’re Contacting Your Medicare Supplement Clients | 12/10/2018

    Want to know about the 2019 Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Medicare cost shares? Read our customer letters.
    Premera Medicare Supplement Rates Approved

    Premera Medicare Supplement Rates Approved | 10/22/2018

    The Alaska Division of Insurance (DOI) approved Premera’s rates for 2019 Medicare Supplement plans.

    Medicare Supplement Application Guidance for New Medicare Numbers | 4/23/2018

    Review two important details about adding your client’s new Medicare Number to their Premera Medicare Supplement application.
  • More medicare news