Category: Group

Preliminary 2021 Premera Small Group Medical Rates Are Available Now

Preliminary 2021 Premera Small Group Medical rates are available now in GroupQuote “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  nor will renewal packages be sent until rates are final. The 2021 Health […]

Join Us For Online Small Group Medical Trainings

Mark your calendar and don’t miss this information packed hour all about 2021 Premera Small Group Medical Plans! Two identical sessions are offered below, so you only have to attend one. A recording will also be made available if you cannot attend. Reach out to your Representative if you have any questions. Thanks! Small Group Medical Training […]

Credit Card Payments Now Accepted for Employer Premiums Plus Expanded Telehealth Options

Premera and Connexion are continuing efforts to support our small group employer customers and producers, and to keep our communities safe during this time period. Employers now have the ability to pay their monthly premium balance via the online bill pay system in the Employer Portal using a credit card.  There is no charge at this […]

Additional Connexion Sales Team Updates

Beginning February 1, 2020 Connexion is Premera’s new sales distribution channel for the 51-99 segment. We are proud to announce two exceptional hires that will support this initiative. Joining us are Meredith Weaver and Erin Flajole. You can look forward to hearing from them in the coming months. Meredith Weaver Meredith joins Connexion as our […]

Five Important 2020 Small Group Reminders

1) Hard Deadline for 1/1/2020 Small Group submissions is Monday 12/16/19 Reminder – Connexion requires earlier deadlines in order to ensure all documentation is complete and accurate to be submitted to Premera by their deadline of the 20th. Groups Submitted after the 16th – You have the option to submit your group through Premera’s Small […]

2020 Specialty Pharmacy – Accredo Update and Mailing

Effective January 1, 2020 Accredo will become the exclusive preferred pharmacy for specialty drugs for Premera small group members. Members who are currently utilizing a pharmacy other than Accredo for their specialty drug needs will be notified by mail approximately 45 days prior to their renewal date.  The letter they will receive outlines the change […]

Connexion Sales Team Updates

Exciting news! Building on the success of the 1-50 market, Connexion will serve as Premera’s representative in the effort to acquire new businesses with 51 to 99 employees. We wanted to introduce you to the sales team that will help you grow your book of business with us from 1-99. Jessica Scharf Area: King County and north to […]

Premera Small Group 2020 Renewals Update

Premera is currently releasing January 2020 renewals in batches. Connexion is processing them as they are received with the intent of completing by end of day Friday, November 8. Thank you! If you have any questions on our small group plans and processes, please contact Connexion’s PBC WA Small Group Team at 1-888-742-1475

Small Group Attestation Process Now Also Required for Groups of Two

Beginning April 1, Premera will require that all new and renewing groups with either one or two subscribed employees must attest their group meets the definition of a small group employer.  Groups must have at least one common law employee who meets the requirements of an eligible subscriber. In order to purchase or renew a […]