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  • General

    Preventive Services Updates Coming May 31, 2022 | 5/18/2022

    Learn about upcoming changes to our preventive care benefits

    How to Have Open Conversations about Mental Health in the Workplace | 5/18/2022

    There are many benefits for companies that prioritize mental health. See how you can be a part of shifting the narrative surrounding mental health in the workplace by creating a #StigmaFree space

    How Premera is Helping Expand the Pipeline of Primary Care Providers | 5/18/2022

    Get the details on the 13 new primary care clinics opening in Washington State and how we’re committed to improving access to care in our communities

    Send Us Your Feedback by June 6! | 5/18/2022

    On May 16, you were sent an email from Premera Market Research. Complete our survey to help us better understand your needs, know what you like or dislike, and pinpoint your most important issues

    May is Mental Health Awareness Month | 5/4/2022

    1 in 3 adults report experiencing symptoms of depression or anxiety right now. This month, we are highlighting resources on mental and behavioral health that you can share with your employees all month long

    Reminder: 2022 Reports Available for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage | 5/4/2022

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services require employers to notify their Medicare-eligible employees and dependents

    Year-Round Resources for Open Enrollment | 3/15/2022

    Regardless of which month your plan renews, Premera offers resources year-round to help you prepare for open enrollment
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  • Large group

    US Dept of Labor Issues Emergency Temporary Standard

    US Dept of Labor Issues Emergency Temporary Standard | 11/17/2021

    See the new rules for employers with 100+ employees

    B&O Tax to be Withheld from Rx Rebates | 10/19/2021

    If you have received Rx Rebates you will be impacted

    Contract eSignature Requirement | 7/20/2021

    Beginning this month, a digital signature on the plan contract will be required for all 51-199 groups, including Preferred Choice

    Advanced eCSU Program | 10/19/2020

    This program will no longer be available starting January 1, 2021.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    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

    Reminder: Important Date Approaching for CYC HSAs | 6/11/2021

    The last date members can consolidate their accounts and have the transfer fee or monthly service fees waived is June 30, 2021
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    Our Preventive Drug List is Changing | 11/17/2021

    Impacted members will be notified about this change soon

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Going Live on July 1, 2021 | 5/18/2021

    A drug, Soolantra, will soon require prior authorization

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorization Going Live on January 1, 2021 | 11/16/2020

    Some drugs will require a new prior authorization.

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorization Going Live On October 2, 2020 | 9/14/2020

    A fertility drug, Follistim, will now require prior authorization.

    New Preventive Drug Lists Are Available | 8/17/2020

    Premera recently improved and replaced the three standard preventive drug lists. You can check them out now!
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