Producer News

  • COVID-19 updates

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  • General

    COVID-19 Updates | 5/26/2020

    Information to share with your clients who have questions about COVID-19.

    We Are Expanding Our In-Network Providers | 4/28/2020

    Your clients now have greater access during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    EpiPen Alert | 4/28/2020

    The FDA has alerted patients, caregivers, and providers that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may have a delayed injection or aren’t properly injecting.

    Premera.com Has a New Look | 4/20/2020

    You may have noticed the www.premera.com homepage and member resource pages recently got a fresh, new look and an improved user experience.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    How to Get Started with ACH Commission Payments | 4/28/2020

    You asked, we listened. Premera is now providing ACH commission payments to our producers.

    2020 Rate Changes for Grandfathered Plans | 4/28/2020

    We sent letters to individuals enrolled in a grandfathered plan about rate changes coming May 1, 2020.

    New Payment System for On-Exchange Members Starts May 1 | 4/13/2020

    Find out what your on-exchange clients can expect when they move to a new payment system next month.

    New Payment System Coming for More Individual Clients | 3/10/2020

    Premera is moving to a new billing and payment system for on-exchange individual clients on May 1, 2020.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Eligibility Updates- Membership Adds/Deletes/Changes | 5/11/2020

    Review the most efficient way to send Premera updates to eligibility.

    CYC and the CARES Act | 5/11/2020

    Everything you need to know about the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act").

    Eligibility Updates | 4/28/2020

    The most efficient way to send Premera updates to eligibility is through your dedicated eligibility platform.
    Update to Shared Mailbox

    Update to Shared Mailbox | 3/23/2020

    You will want to make note of these recent changes for new and renewing documents.
  • More group market news

  • Large group

    New Chronic Condition Support Resources Available Now | 2/10/2020

    This new resource will help make talking to your clients about this program simple and easy.

    More Ways to Earn: Sprint Program | 1/13/2020

    Take advantage of our sprint program until March 1, 2020.

    Introducing Chronic Condition Support | 12/9/2019

    Premera now offers a new way for your group clients to help their employees manage diabetes.

    Upcoming 2020 New Business and Renewal Document Deadlines | 11/11/2019

    These deadlines are fast approaching.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    2020 Reports Available for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage | 12/9/2019

    Help your small group clients understand their responsibilities about disclosing prescription drug coverage and creditable coverage status information.

    Small Group Renewal Notices | 10/21/2019

    Notices about 2020 changes to renewing Premera plans begin mailing to small businesses at the end of October.

    A Date With the Doctor | 7/8/2019

    To connect members to the care they need, Premera is helping to schedule doctor’s appointments.
    Are Your Clients Getting Lower Copays?

    Are Your Clients Getting Lower Copays? | 7/8/2019

    Members who designate a primary care provider and visit that doctor save money.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    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.

    Ranitidine Recall | 5/11/2020

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over the counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately.

    What Happens When New Medicines Come to Market? | 1/27/2020

    Premera collaborates with this “watchdog on drug pricing” to identify cost-effectiveness and value of drugs—ultimately helping safeguard your clients.

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Group Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for group plans next year.

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Individual Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for individual plans next year.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    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.

    Medicare Supplement Update | 11/11/2019

    Here’s what you should keep in mind now and for 2020.
  • More medicare news