Producer News

  • Webinar: 2020 Alaska product launch

    Save September 12 for a live training and question-and-answer session you don’t want to miss.

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  • General

    Preventive Care Services Updates | 7/8/2019

    Remind your clients about the importance of preventive care and share an updated services list.

    Therapy as Close as Your Phone | 7/8/2019

    Premera expands behavioral health network with TalkSpace.

    Value-Based Care Is Built on Trust | 7/8/2019

    Premera is partnering differently with providers to help members get quality care at a fair price. Here’s what we’re doing and why it matters to your clients.

    It Can Always Be Better | 6/24/2019

    We take communicating with you seriously. Find out how we’re acting on the feedback producers provided through our annual communication survey.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    Individual Members to Receive Premium Rebates | 8/12/2019

    Your clients with a Premera individual health plan in 2018 will receive premium rebates this month.

    Good News: No Rate Changes for Grandfathered Plans | 2/25/2019

    We sent letters to individuals enrolled in a grandfathered plan that rates will remain unchanged through April 30, 2020.

    Producer Tip: What Happens After You Close a Special Enrollment Sale? | 2/11/2019

    Find out what your clients need to know about their special enrollment process.

    Webinar: LifeSecure Products | 1/21/2019

    Build your book of business by offering your clients LifeSecure products.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Webinar: 2020 Alaska Product Launch

    Webinar: 2020 Alaska Product Launch | 8/12/2019

    Save September 12 for a live training and question-and-answer session you don’t want to miss.

    Get to Know Kristin Lara | 8/12/2019

    This Senior Account Specialist is in your corner.

    The September 19 Live Alaska Wellness Academy Registration Is Open | 8/12/2019

    This academy session will inspire your group clients to explore what the latest science says about the relationship between weight and health.
    Time to Start Thinking About Submitting Forms

    Time to Start Thinking About Submitting Forms | 7/22/2019

    Here’s a helpful reminder about how to submit renewal forms with our new mailboxes.
  • More group market news

  • Large group

    Behavioral Health Means More Than Mental Health With Premera

    Behavioral Health Means More Than Mental Health With Premera | 5/28/2019

    Our Enhanced Controlled Substance (ECSU) program helps employers take care of their employees.

    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.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    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 Options Than Before

    More Options Than Before | 3/25/2019

    Remind your clients with 1-50 employees about what’s new for them with a Premera plan.

    New Wellness Program Benefit: Lifestyle Guidance Resources | 3/11/2019

    Your small group clients have a new way to help their employees get support.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    New Gene Therapy for Children | 7/8/2019

    Find out how we’re covering Zolgensma, a new drug to treat spinal muscular atrophy.

    Prior Authorization Update | 6/24/2019

    Because there’s a more cost-effective choice, two drugs now require pre-approval to be covered.

    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.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    2018 Medicare Supplement Members Get Rebate | 8/12/2019

    Letters and checks mail this month for your clients with a Premera plan last year.

    Your Guide To Getting Medicare Support | 5/13/2019

    Here’s how to get the help you need.

    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.
  • More medicare news