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    March, 2015 

    St. Patrick’s Day and daylight saving time epitomize the month of March. For our industry, the WAHU Spring Symposium and a special open enrollment period highlight the month.

    Turn Obamacare into an Opportunity. That’s just one informative session offered at the WAHU Spring Symposium which we’re sponsoring this year. Attending this symposium also gives you a great chance to network with your peers and earn continuing education credits. Dates and details are inside this month’s bulletin.

    And, as reminder, WAHBE announced a special enrollment period for individuals who could not enroll or renew this year during regular open enrollment. A person qualifies for special OE if they experienced specific barriers to enrollment. Examples include system delays, technical defects in Washington Healthplanfinder, and unclear enrollment instructions.

    We look forward to seeing you at the symposium!

    Trevor Moore
    Director, Eastern Washington Sales & Marketing

    General Updates

    • Cost, quality upgrades to Find a Doctor tool
    • Journal of Business features Premera group market focus for 2015
    • Want more information on the Anthem cyberattack?
    • Administrator’s Quick Reference Guide now available
    • Evolving to whole-person care management
    • Virtual care + NurseLine cure the common wait
    • Inspiration to save on the rise
    • ACA requirement information
    • Health underwriters’ symposium coming up this month

    Individual Updates

    • Why choosing a PCP makes sense
    • HSAs and their triple tax advantage
    • New way to transfer contracts

    Medicare Advantage Updates

    • Which Medicare Supplement Plan Is Right For My Client?