Producer News

  • Good news for Premera members just in time for the holidays

    During the months of December and January, the Active&Fit Direct™ program enrollment fee will be waived for all Premera individual and group members over the age of 18.

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  • General

    Good News for Premera Members Just in Time for the Holidays

    Good News for Premera Members Just in Time for the Holidays | 12/9/2019

    During the months of December and January, the Active&Fit Direct™ program enrollment fee will be waived for all Premera individual and group members over the age of 18.

    Home Test Kit Program Launching | 11/11/2019

    Members can now stay up to date on colorectal cancer screenings from their home.

    Planning for Tax Season | 11/11/2019

    What you need to know about form 1095-B.

    Surprise Billing Law Takes Effect in 2020 | 11/11/2019

    Here’s what you need to know about a new Washington state law protecting patients from unexpected out-of-network provider bills.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    Supplemental Insurance: Coverage Options and Commission Schedule | 12/9/2019

    Help your individual clients understand the benefits of supplemental insurance before open enrollment is over – and check out the current commission schedule.

    Are You Ready for Open Enrollment? | 10/21/2019

    Use this handy checklist to ensure you’re ready to hit the ground running on November 1.

    Clients May Need to Take Action on Plans Cancelled for Nonpayment | 10/7/2019

    Members whose subsidized plans were cancelled for non-payment may need to pay past-due premium in order to enroll with Premera in 2020.

    Your 2020 Individual Sales Materials Are Here | 9/23/2019

    Check out the new rates sheets, plan summaries, and more.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    It’s Not Too Late for Members to Get the Flu Shot | 12/9/2019

    Your group clients may be able to set up a flu shot clinic at their workplace.

    Updated Premera Mobile App Is Another Reason Your Clients Will Love Premera | 12/9/2019

    Members with a health savings account (HSA) or flexible spending account (FSA) through ConnectYourCare (CYC) can now view their account balance through the Premera mobile app.
    Premera Dental Network Will Be Even Bigger

    Premera Dental Network Will Be Even Bigger | 11/11/2019

    Starting January 1, 2020, our dental network will be among the largest networks in Washington.

    What Healthcare Providers Say About Peak Care | 11/11/2019

    Watch this 30-second video and share it with your group clients.
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  • Large Group

    Resources for New or Renewing Preferred Choice Groups | 12/9/2019

    We make it easy for you to help your clients move forward with their new or renewing Preferred Choice plan once they have their quote or renewal packet.

    Introducing Chronic Condition Support | 12/9/2019

    Premera now offers a new way for your group clients to help their employees manage diabetes.

    Our New Sales Team Can Make a Difference for You | 11/11/2019

    If you sell Premera health plans to businesses with 51 to 99 employees, you’ll want to read this story.

    Your Resources for Selling 2020 Large Business Plans | 10/7/2019

    Our two new guides are the perfect tools for consulting with your clients about the best plans to meet their needs.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    Your Clients Will See Two Provider Network Names on Their Plan Materials and ID Card | 12/9/2019

    Provider network names on member ID cards and plan materials will now represent the medical as well as any embedded dental plan.

    2020 Reports Available for Medicare Part D Creditable Coverage | 12/9/2019

    Remind your small group clients about their responsibilities to disclose prescription drug coverage and creditable coverage status.

    Your Resources for Selling 2020 Small Business Plans | 10/21/2019

    Our 2020 small group guide is the perfect tool for consulting with your clients about the best plans to meet their needs.

    Update: Group Size Attestation for Small Groups | 7/22/2019

    Businesses with 1 to 50 plan subscribers need to verify group size with one new form.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Group Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for group plans next year.

    Specialty Pharmacy Changes for 2020: Individual Plans | 11/11/2019

    Find out important information about mandatory specialty pharmacy for individual plans next year.

    Members Can Review Year-to-Date Drug Expenses Online | 10/21/2019

    Our pharmacy benefits are coordinated by Express Scripts (ESI), which will notify members they can review out-of-pocket drug costs on the ESI website.

    Formulary Updates for Metallic Plans | 10/7/2019

    Be informed about the latest updates to our metallic formularies.

    Prior Authorization Update: Victoza | 8/26/2019

    A drug to treat type II diabetes will require prior authorization to be covered.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    Cost Shares Announced for 2020 | 12/9/2019

    Get the latest information about 2020 cost shares for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs.

    New Digital Guide and In-network Dentists | 11/11/2019

    Our new guide makes it simple to send customers Premera Medicare Advantage information via email. And our expanded dental network makes it easy for your clients in our new counties to choose Premera.

    Premera Earns 4.0 Star Rating for 2020 Medicare Advantage Plans | 10/21/2019

    Our commitment to quality and continual improvement was just recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

    Medicare Supplement Enrollment Kit Update | 10/21/2019

    Find out what enrollment kit to order now and get helpful reminders about what’s ahead for Medicare Supplement.
  • More medicare news