Category: Group

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 […]

Small Group Deadline for 1.1.19 is Friday Dec 14th

Reminder that the Connexion deadline for January 1 effective dates is this Friday, December 14th. Any submissions received after Dec 14th will be reviewed for submission on the next available effective date of February 1, 2019. Thank you!   If you have any questions on our small group plans and processes, please contact Connexion’s PBC WA Small […]

Triple Choice Plan Options Available for Groups 10+

Effective January 1, 2019, Premera will be offering groups of 10 or more enrolled employees the opportunity to offer triple choice plan options. The 2019 quote assumptions are being revised to include this information and will read: Groups with 6-50 enrolled employees may include dual choice when combining two different Premera medical plans per the multiple […]

Premera Groups of One Requirements for Jan 2019 Renewal

For Jan 2019 renewals, due to restrictions on Groups of One, groups with one employee enrolled on the plan must submit a signed Group of One attestation form, a copy of the enrolled employee’s 2017 W-2 form, and, if submitted after December 5th, a Late Acknowledgment Form , to retain this group plan with Premera. After […]

Updated Pharmacy Coverage for Vitamin and Supplement Products

Premera regularly reviews prescriptions to make sure they meet standards of medical need, safety, cost, and best medical practices for members. Starting January 1, 2019, certain vitamins and supplements will no longer be covered. Premera is making this change because: The pharmacy benefit only covers medications designated as a prescription drug. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration […]