Producer News

  • Validating claims is getting quicker and easier

    Beginning September 1, 2020, the coordination of benefits service your group clients get through Premera is going digital.

    Learn more

  • General

    Premium Relief | 7/13/2020

    Important information your customers will want to know.
    Premera Extends Cost Share Waiver and In-Network Telehealth Providers

    Premera Extends Cost Share Waiver and In-Network Telehealth Providers | 6/22/2020

    Your clients continue to have greater access to care until December 31, 2020.

    Special Enrollment Period Reminders | 6/22/2020

    Key things to know to help your clients experiencing life changes navigate the path to new coverage.

    COVID-19 Updates | 5/26/2020

    Information to share with your clients who have questions about COVID-19.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    Do Your Clients Have a Primary Care Provider? | 7/13/2020

    Now is a great time to remind your clients about the importance of having a primary care provider.

    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.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Validating Claims Is Getting Quicker and Easier

    Validating Claims Is Getting Quicker and Easier | 7/27/2020

    Beginning September 1, 2020, the coordination of benefits service your group clients get through Premera is going digital.

    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.
  • More group market news

  • Large group

    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.

    New Insight Reporter Launches Wednesday, July 15 | 7/13/2020

    Tutorial videos are now available to help you navigate the new site.

    Help Your Group Clients Save Up to 25% on Premiums | 6/22/2020

    Premera is offering new, low-cost health plan options for your group clients looking to cut costs but still maintain coverage during this unprecedented time.

    Coming July 15: Insight Reporter Is Getting a New Look and New Features | 6/22/2020

    Understanding your group reporting is getting easier than ever.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    Small Group Discontinuation Notices | 6/22/2020

    If your group has a plan that is being discontinued in 2021 notices are being sent out.

    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.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    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.

    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.
  • 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