Producer News

  • COVID-19 updates

    New information is available to share with your clients who have questions about COVID-19.

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  • General

    COVID-19 Updates | 5/26/2020

    Information to share with your clients who have questions about COVID-19.

    State Emergency Rules for Producer Licensing Renewals and Education | 5/11/2020

    Licensing and Education Requirements Eased for Producers.

    We Are Expanding Our In-Network Providers | 4/28/2020

    Your clients now have greater access during the COVID-19 outbreak.

    EpiPen Alert | 4/28/2020

    The FDA has alerted patients, caregivers, and providers that EpiPen 0.3mg and EpiPen Jr 0.15mg auto-injectors, and the authorized generic versions, may have a delayed injection or aren’t properly injecting.
  • More general news

  • Individual market

    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.

    New Payment System Coming for More Individual Clients | 3/10/2020

    Premera is moving to a new billing and payment system for on-exchange individual clients on May 1, 2020.

    Help for Individual Clients: How to Register for an Online Account | 1/27/2020

    Everything your Premera Blue Cross individual clients need to create a new online account for 2020.
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  • Group market

    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.

    Preventive Care: It’s All Part of the Plan | 3/10/2020

    Remind your clients about preventive services available to them.
    Something New for Your Group Clients

    Something New for Your Group Clients | 2/24/2020

    B’link now offers communication timelines with resources for every month of their plan year. Share this new resource with your group clients!
  • More group market news

  • Large Group

    New Chronic Condition Support Resources Available Now | 2/10/2020

    This new resource will help make talking to your clients about this program simple and easy.

    How You’ll Grow Your 51-99 Book of Business In 2020 | 1/27/2020

    The 51-99 sales team has two new members dedicated to helping you sell.

    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.
  • 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 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.

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

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

  • Medicare

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

    Use the online tool to enroll your clients quickly.

    Important Medicare Supplement Enrollment Updates | 4/13/2020

    Changes to guaranteed eligibility for Medicare Supplement plans.

    Telehealth Services for Members | 4/13/2020

    Remind your Medicare clients that telehealth visits from their provider are covered.

    Over-the-Counter Benefits for Your Medicare Advantage Members | 4/13/2020

    Encourage your clients to place their orders online.
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