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WAHBE Certification Deadline 10/31/21

We’re passing this information along to you from WAHBE: 2022 Individual Re-Certification Deadline 10/31/21 You may submit your certification fee now! A change from previous years, WAHBE will now close certification for new and re-certifying producers effective 10/31/2021.This will allow all team members to focus on helping producers navigate open enrollment. New producers who complete certification […]

Announcing the Premera and Connexion One Platform Sprint Bonuses

Earn double bonuses on the 2022 Premera Small Group Sprint Bonus and the Connexion One Platform Ancillary Sprint Bonus Bonuses can be earned from both Sprints. Example: For a 15 EE case, with medical, Peak Care, dental, life, and short-term disability, the bonus earned would be $1275. Additionally, the client receives consolidated billing and benefits […]

Premera Blue Cross – Kaiser Network Termination Notice March 1, 2022

Kaiser Permanente has submitted a request to terminate their provider contract with Premera Blue Cross and LifeWise Health Plans effective March 1, 2022.  This provider termination will primarily impact Premera and LifeWise members in the greater Spokane area. Premera will be mailing members who have had one visit to a Kaiser provider within the last […]

Preliminary 2022 Premera Small Group Medical Rates Are Available Now!

Preliminary 2022 Premera Small Group Medical rates are available now in One Platform “Pending OIC Approval”. Please note that these rates are available for early QUOTING ONLY and are still pending OIC approval.  You will not be able to “submit” a new group. January renewals will be released by Premera once OIC approval is received. […]

Announcing the Connexion One Platform Ancillary Sprint Bonus

Earn unlimited bonuses on new ancillary sales between 10.1.21 and 1.1.22! See details below. Selling ancillary is easy by using the Connexion One Platform, which allows you to quote medical and ancillary from a single census. As the tool continues to evolve, we will add to the existing utility with consolidated billing and benefits administration […]

Premera’s Vaccine Video Series

Premera is excited to share two new videos focusing on Vaccine Myth Busting and Vaccine Community Outreach and Advocacy that can be shared with Groups. Each video is hosted by Dr. Josephine Young, Medical Director at Premera, and features these speakers: Nwando Anyaoku, MD, MPH, MBA, Vice President, Chief Health Equity Officer, Swedish Health Services […]

Register for Webinar: Driving Engagement with Behavioral Health Benefits When Stigma Prevails

Join Premera Blue Cross and Boulder Health on Monday, April 5 at 11:30am PT to learn how to destigmatize and improve engagement with your behavioral health benefits. Register Now. Your employer groups are also welcome to register. At least 1 in 8 workers has an untreated substance use disorder (SUD), yet 9 in 10 individuals who need treatment don’t receive […]

Final Small Group Reminders For Jan 1, 2021

Thank you to our Producers for your business and for your patience as the Connexion team works through higher than normal volumes of inquires this unusual year. Please remember to monitor and respond to emails from the Connexion team regarding your Group submissions in case any additional info must be submitted for the Group to […]

Final 2021 Premera Small Group Medical Rates and SGMP Are Available Now

Premera Blue Cross has received OIC approval for its 2021 Small Group Medical rates. They are available now in GroupQuote. Producers should see very little if any difference in rates quoted under the “pending OIC approval” scenario. Renewals are expected to be released by the end of next week. SGMP is also now available to […]

Join Us For Online Mid-Size (51-199) Medical Trainings

We hope you will join us on Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. for an information-packed virtual session all about our newest plan offerings for groups with 51-199 employees—the 2021 Preferred Choice plans. In this session, you can expect to: Hear what’s NEW with Premera Preferred Choice plans in 2021 Learn more about what […]