Producer News

  • Validating claims is getting quicker and easier

    Beginning September 1, 2020, the coordination of benefits service your group clients get through Premera is going digital.

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  • General

    Premium Relief | 7/13/2020

    Important information your customers will want to know.

    Premera Extends Cost Share Waiver and In-Network Telehealth Providers | 6/22/2020

    Your clients continue to have greater access to care until December 31, 2020.

    Exciting News from Vivacity Care Center | 6/22/2020

    Your clients will be thrilled at the new space now open in North Spokane. You’re invited to come check it out!

    Special Enrollment Period Reminders | 6/22/2020

    Key things to know to help your clients experiencing life changes navigate the path to new coverage.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    Do Your Clients Have a Primary Care Provider? | 7/15/2020

    Now is a great time to remind your clients about the importance of having a primary care provider.

    Individual and Family Plans Filed for 2021 | 6/8/2020

    Find out about our 2021 filing and get a jump on planning for open enrollment.

    How to Get Started with ACH Commission Payments | 4/28/2020

    You asked, we listened. Premera is now providing ACH commission payments to our producers.

    New Payment System for On-Exchange Members Starts May 1 | 4/13/2020

    Find out what your on-exchange clients can expect when they move to a new payment system next month.
  • More individual market news

  • Group market

    Validating Claims Is Getting Quicker and Easier

    Validating Claims Is Getting Quicker and Easier | 7/27/2020

    Beginning September 1, 2020, the coordination of benefits service your group clients get through Premera is going digital.

    What Employers Are Saying About Peak Care | 7/13/2020

    New and updated materials to share with your group clients in the Pierce, Thurston, and Spokane County areas.

    CYC and the CARES Act | 5/11/2020

    Everything you need to know about the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act").

    We’re Collecting Feedback From Group Clients on New Communication Timelines | 4/13/2020

    B’link now offers communication timelines and we want to know what your group clients think about this new tool.
  • More group market news

  • Large Group

    New Low-cost Health Plan Options

    New Low-cost Health Plan Options | 7/13/2020

    We now have resources to share with your group clients to help them save up to 25% on premiums.

    New Insight Reporter Launches Wednesday, July 15 | 7/13/2020

    Tutorial videos are now available to help you navigate the new site.

    Help Your Group Clients Save Up to 25% on Premiums | 6/22/2020

    Premera is offering new, low-cost health plan options for your group clients looking to cut costs but still maintain coverage during this unprecedented time.

    Coming July 15: Insight Reporter Is Getting a New Look and New Features | 6/22/2020

    Understanding your group reporting is getting easier than ever.
  • More large group news

  • Small group

    Premera Small Group Plans Now Offer Low- to No-Cost Surgeries at Select Hospitals

    Premera Small Group Plans Now Offer Low- to No-Cost Surgeries at Select Hospitals | 2/10/2020

    Help your small group clients understand their Premera-Designated Centers of Excellence benefit for total knee and hip replacement and share with their employees.

    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.
  • More small group news

  • Pharmacy

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Going Live On August 1, 2020

    New Pharmacy Prior Authorizations Going Live On August 1, 2020 | 6/8/2020

    Some asthma and diabetes drugs will require prior authorization.

    New Preventive Care Benefit: PrEP for HIV Prevention | 5/26/2020

    Starting July 1, Premera will begin covering preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) as a preventive service.

    Ranitidine Recall | 5/11/2020

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested manufacturers to withdraw all prescription and over the counter (OTC) ranitidine drugs from the market immediately.

    Ignoring Meds Leads to Health Problems | 3/10/2020

    Premera's Pharmacy team tackles this dilemma with our members on a regular basis.

    What Happens When New Medicines Come to Market? | 1/27/2020

    Premera collaborates with this “watchdog on drug pricing” to identify cost-effectiveness and value of drugs—ultimately helping safeguard your clients.
  • More pharmacy news

  • Medicare

    Time to Learn What’s Coming for 2021 Premera Medicare Advantage Plans | 7/27/2020

    Sign up for one of our producer rally events.

    Exciting Changes Are Coming Your Way | 7/13/2020

    New Product Management Tool.
    Easy-To-Use/Customizable Cobranded Marketing Assets Are Here

    Easy-To-Use/Customizable Cobranded Marketing Assets Are Here | 6/22/2020

    New and improved digital marketing templates are here to help you advertise your business.

    Quick Tips for Medicare Shop and Enroll Tool | 5/11/2020

    Use the online tool to enroll your clients quickly.
  • More medicare news