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  • Premera partners with Vera to launch innovative primary care center in Spokane

    New Vivacity Care Center will put members first and add much-needed access to high quality, affordable healthcare.

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  • General

    Value-based Care: Blue Distinction Specialty Care | 8/19/2019

    Access to healthcare facilities and providers with the highest expertise and best outcomes is just another benefit of a Premera medical plan.
    Premera Partners With Vera to Launch Innovative Primary Care Center in Spokane

    Premera Partners With Vera to Launch Innovative Primary Care Center in Spokane | 8/19/2019

    New Vivacity Care Center will put members first and add much-needed access to high quality, affordable healthcare.

    Value-based Care Is Built on Trust | 7/15/2019

    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 employees.

    Premera Blue Cross Offers Medicare Solutions | 7/15/2019

    A new Medicare campaign from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association may pique your employees’ interest. Be prepared to answer their questions with the Employer Medicare Toolkit.

    Preventive Care Services Updates | 7/15/2019

    Remind your employees about the importance of preventive care and share an updated services list.
    Therapy as Close as Your Phone

    Therapy as Close as Your Phone | 7/15/2019

    Premera expands behavioral health network with TalkSpace.
    You Could Win – in More Ways Than One

    You Could Win – in More Ways Than One | 6/17/2019

    Accept our invitation to participate in a communication survey. You could win one of 14 gift baskets, and your feedback could help benefit everyone.
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  • Large group

    Take These Two Easy Steps Now | 8/19/2019

    Let Premera support you in helping your employees transition to a new way of selecting health benefits for 2020 with the School Employees Benefit Board (SEBB) Program.

    Sometimes We All Need a Little Extra Support | 8/19/2019

    We make it easy for you to help your employees find support with the Lifestyle Guidance Resources through their Premera Wellness Program.

    Four Tips for Lifestyle Guidance Resources | 3/18/2019

    We make it easy to tell your employees about Premera wellness program benefits.

    Have an OptiFlex Plan? Tell Your Employees About Premera Pulse | 1/14/2019

    This new interactive way for members to stay engaged with their health is now available for OptiFlex groups. Send this ready-to-share email to your employees.
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  • Small group

    Are Your Employees Getting Lower Copays? | 7/15/2019

    Members who designate a primary care provider and visit that doctor save money.

    A Date With the Doctor | 7/15/2019

    To connect customers with the care they need, Premera is helping to schedule doctor’s appointments.

    W-2 Required for Groups With One or Two Subscribers | 2/18/2019

    Groups with one or two subscribers must submit both the Group Size Attestation form and W-2 to renew health plans starting April 1 or later.

    This Quick Hint Will Help Your Employees Save Money | 2/18/2019

    Many employees don’t know they can save when they designate and get care from an in-network primary care provider. Check out how.
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  • Pharmacy

    Prior Authorization Update: Victoza | 8/19/2019

    A drug to treat type II diabetes will require prior authorization to be covered.

    New Gene Therapy for Children | 7/15/2019

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

    Prior Authorization Update | 6/17/2019

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

    New: Pharmacy Articles in One Place | 12/17/2018

    Check out the new pharmacy category on our Employer News site for current information about pharmacy benefits and programs.

    Vitamin D Coverage Update | 12/17/2018

    Starting January 1, 2019, Vitamin D supplements will not be covered as preventive.
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