Employer News

  • Avoid Long Wait Times with the Secure Member Portal

    A new plan year often begins with lots of questions, many of which can be answered in the secure member portal.

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  • General

    Expanding Primary Care Access | 1/19/2023

    While wait times and hurried appointments plague other providers, Kinwell remains steadfast in providing high quality primary care for Premera members

    Avoid Long Wait Times with the Secure Member Portal | 1/19/2023

    The new plan year often results in lots of questions, many of which can be answered in the secure member portal

    2023 Reports Available for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage | 1/19/2023

    Your responsibilities about disclosing prescription drug coverage and creditable coverage status information

    Premera Is Prepared to Support Urgent Behavioral Health Needs | 1/19/2023

    Customer service and case management teams are ready to support members with next-day appointments

    Reminder: Digital ID Cards Are Available | 12/15/2022

    In the event members need their ID card before they receive their physical copy in the mail, here are some options to access a digital or printable ID card

    GS Labs claims now being reprocessed | 12/15/2022

    Premera is releasing COVID testing claims from GS Labs

    Preventive Services Updates for 2023 | 12/15/2022

    Changes to our preventive care benefits are coming in January
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  • Large group

    Extended Payment Integrity Services | 1/19/2023

    Important updates to the Premera Post-Payment Extended Recovery Program for 2023

    No Surprises Act - Independent Dispute Resolution | 1/19/2023

    Beginning March 1, 2023, arbitration fees will be passed on to self-funded and OptiFlex groups

    Large Groups (51+): Important deadlines for Renewal | 12/15/2022

    We would like to share with you some important reminders that many of our large-size businesses find to be helpful this time of year

    Introducing Kinwell Connect | 10/24/2022

    A new kind of partnership in care access and delivery
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    Reminder: Group Size Attestation Requirement | 9/20/2022

    A Group Size Attestation form is required annually for renewing small groups

    Members Matter | 9/23/2021

    A new pilot feedback program is launching soon

    Reminder: Group Size Attestation Requirement | 7/20/2021

    A Group Size Attestation form is required annually for renewing small groups

    Introducing Explore My Benefits | 7/20/2021

    Beginning this month, small group members with plan effective dates of July 1, 2021, will be invited to explore their health plan benefits using a new digital tool
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    Kroger – Express Scripts Termination Reminder | 1/19/2023

    Kroger Pharmacies are no longer in-network as of January 1, 2023

    Prescription Drug Data Collection (RxDC) Reporting | 1/19/2023

    Premera successfully submitted the required reporting ahead of the December 27 deadline

    Synergie Medication Collective Launches to Lower Specialty Medication Costs | 1/19/2023

    Premera and other Blue Cross Blue Shield companies come together to launch Synergie Medication Collective

    Electronic Coordination of Benefits (eCOB) Start January 1 | 12/15/2022

    On January 1, 2023, Premera and Express Scripts (ESI) start phased roll out of electronic coordination of benefits (eCOB)

    Update: Kroger Seeks to End Pharmacy Agreement with Express Scripts | 12/15/2022

    Kroger notified Express Scripts, Inc. (ESI) of its intent to end their pharmacy provider agreement effective January 1, 2023
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