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New COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period in Individual Market Feb 15 – May 15

On Jan 28, in response to an executive order signed by President Biden, CMS announced it will provide a special … FULL STORY

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BCBS Reinstates St Lukes Network Agreements without Contract Lapse

BCBS and CommonSpirit Health reached an agreement to reinstate CommonSpirit’s network agreements with no lapse in network participation. CommonSpirit is … FULL STORY

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BCBS Mandatory Broker Training for SEP Process (individual)

This article was updated on 2/17 to reflect a change in the deadlines to affirm training completion. Previously, the deadline … FULL STORY

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BCBS Updates Retail (Individual Under 65) Compensation to PMPM in 2021

BCBS is changing its compensation schedule for individual under 65 major medical qualified health plans (QHPs). They are moving away … FULL STORY

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BCBS Transitions to New SBC Tool for 2021

BCBS is transitioning to a new platform to generate SBCs for group and individual market plans. The old tool will … FULL STORY

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BCBS Providing Premium Credits on November 2020 Billing Statements

BCBS will issue premium credits to fully insured group customers on their November 2020 billing statements. The credits apply as … FULL STORY

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BCBS Launches Financial Relief Program for 51+ Insured Customers

BCBS of TX announced a COVID-19 Economic Response Program designed to help new and existing fully insured employer group customers … FULL STORY

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BCBS Offering First Year Renewal Rate Cap on New Mid-Market Business Dec 2019 – Mar 2020

BCBS will give a first year renewal rate cap of 9.5% to all new mid-market (51-150 segment) medical cases written … FULL STORY

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BCBS: Initial Premium Payment not Required for Off-Exchange Applications

BCBS recent implemented a new business rule in their Retail Shopping Cart and Retail Producer Portal to allow individual under … FULL STORY

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BCBS and Sanitas to Open Medical Clinics

BCBS of TX announced that it will partner with Sanitas USA to open 10 advanced primary care medical centers across … FULL STORY

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