Premera Blue Cross offers small groups a suite of plans with a built-in wellness program that rewards both employees and employers for participation. Plus, we offer a rich set of tools and applications that makes it easy to manage employee healthcare and costs. Premera is known for knowledgeable customer service at your fingertips for employers and employees
Learn more about the value of Premera Small Group plans.
Premera will no longer send creditable coverage notices to members on behalf of groups with pharmacy plans prior to the Medicare annual open enrollment period.
Learn what this means by selecting Medicare Part D below.
2016 Medical Benefits Guide
2015 Medical Benefits Guide
The provider network you choose is just as important as your health plan selection. Networks are a key driver in cost control and employee satisfaction. Check out our Heritage Signature network flyer to learn more. Look at our hospital list to see which facilities are in the network.
Small group supplemental guide
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For the past 10 years, Premera has mailed creditable coverage notices to identified members on behalf of our groups with pharmacy plans prior to the Medicare Annual open enrollment period. Starting this year, we will no longer provide this courtesy mailing.
Employers will need to send the notifications required by the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) to their Medicare-eligible employees and dependents. This act requires employers to let their Medicare-eligible employees and dependents know whether the prescription drug coverage in their employer health plan pays on average as much as the standard Medicare prescription drug coverage.
Additional information is found at the following pages of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services:
The small group creditable coverage status report has already been completed for current 2016 plans. Later this summer, we will re-post current 2016 plans tested against 2017 Medicare Part D threshold amounts. In the late fall, we will post 2017 standard plans against the same threshold amounts.
We will continue to mail creditable coverage notices, as required under the MMA to individual and Medicare Supplement subscribers.
2016 DentalBlue benefit guide
2015 DentalBlue benefit guide
*Dental plans available for groups of 5-50 employees
An Adult Vision Plan can be pared with any small group medical plan.
Personal funding accounts offer your business a consumer-driven approach to improving the bottom line—combining quality healthcare coverage with a choice of tax-advantaged healthcare spending accounts.
Personal funding accounts:
Already have an HSA account? Check out our how-to-guide that walks you through how to fund your employer contributions!
As part of the Affordable Care Act of 2010, all health plans must provide a summary of benefits in a standard four-page format. These summaries help you understand how a plan works and makes comparing plans easier.
View summary of benefits coverage.
We offer a variety of programs and services that are designed to keep employees healthy, lower costs, and reward people for doing the right thing.
A wellness program designed with small businesses in mind.
New wellness programs available to employer groups with 1-50 employees starting January 1, 2014 for new business and renewing groups on non-grandfathered plans.
We know that healthier employees lead to a healthier budget. That's why we have included a robust wellness program where:
Help your clients launch a successful wellness program with our wellness program employer toolkit.
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24 Hour NurseLine
...with special discount offers for Premera Blue Cross members.
* Independent Premera affiliates distribute but do not provide Blue Cross Blue Shield products or services and are solely responsible for their services.
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