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    July, 2015 

    The recent Supreme Court ruling on ACA subsidies is good news for individuals who will continue to receive financial assistance to help pay for their healthcare coverage.

    As Washington State has a state-based exchange, this ruling was never likely to have significantly impacted our members. For more information on the ruling, visit PremeraNews. On a different note, in this month's bulletin learn about the new positive renewal process for small group plans and get a sneak peak of Small Group Marketplace. And, we're excited to share the launch of our online Medicare Advantage blog, Premera Senior Healthsource — updated with fresh content every month.

    It's also a great time of year to get out and explore new things. This month's bulletin gives you the chance to dig deeper into Premera's discount offerings. Member discounts are just another way we support our members' health beyond providing medical coverage. So dive in, read on, and remember we are here to support you.

    Bill Akers
    Vice President and General Manager, Washington Sales

    General Updates

    • Spread the word to employers about the discounts program
    • Announcing our new Chief Information Officer
    • New preferred therapy for hepatitis C treatment

    Individual Updates

    • Pop webinars - get in, get out, and get on with it
    • WAHBE billing changes that your clients need to know
    • Minimizing delays for Med Supp coverage
    • Getting coverage outside of the annual enrollment period
    • Meet Nicole, another friendly face on the producer support team
    • Commissions for individual products

    Small Group Updates

    • The power of positive renewals
    • Important enrollment requirements
    • Introducing Small Group Marketplace!

    Large Group Updates

    • The network to consider at renewal

    Senior Updates

    • Check out Premera Senior Healthsource
    • Annual AHIP training begins