Updates

UHC CAA Gag Clause Confirmation of Compliance now available

October 4th, 2023 in Broker Broadcast

The CAA provision requires an annual “gag clause prohibition compliance attestation” (GCPCA). UnitedHealthcare completed the review of agreements and ensured compliance with the prohibition on gag clauses on price or quality information as required under the CAA Gag Clause. UMR and Surest will follow the same process. Brokers may share the following UMR or Surest […]

October Updates

October 4th, 2023 in Broker Broadcast

2024 Product Portfolio Updates Q4 Reminders Digital ID card and paperless preference options to launch this month. Beginning in October, UnitedHealthcare will introduce digital medical ID cards to plan subscribers who have elected “paperless” in their account preference settings. Subscribers who have elected to go paperless for “required communications” will receive an email between Oct. […]

Warner Pacific Parent Company Completes Acquisition of Foster Benefit Resources

August 4th, 2023 in Agent Broker Broadcast Employer

Acquisition enables NR West to strengthen its presence in North Texas,
bringing best-in-class services to the brokers across the region

UHC JULY UPDATES

July 21st, 2023 in Broker Broadcast

As part of our effort to keep you informed, we’ve included the updates and reminders that UnitedHealthcare has released for the month of July. HB2015 reports – make sure to order HB2015 reports for your fully insured renewals after the 15th of the month, to get the prior month’s data UHC Broker Rollout Meetings are next week!  If you […]

UnitedHealthcare Level Funded and Fully Insured Updates

June 28th, 2023 in Agent Broker Broadcast

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us.  We’re here to help! Joe Sherman972.404.2621 Officejsherman@insxch.com Jay Cooke972.404.2605 Officejcooke@insxch.com Gina Escobar972.983.9784 Cellgescobar@insxch.com Additional Resources:UHC Level-Funded 2-50 Enrollment PackageUHC Level-Funded 51-100 Enrollment PackageUHC Fully Insured 2-50 Enrollment PackageTX Charter Torch MapTX Charter Torch FAQUHC LF 2-4 Group FlierS1008 Benefit SummarySB Activate the Savings

UHC COVID-19 At-Home Test Benefit

January 19th, 2022 in Broker Broadcast

Beginning January 15, 2022, UnitedHealthcare Fully Insured and Level Funded individual and group health plan members can get up to eight FDA-authorized or approved OTC COVID-19 at home tests at no cost to them, after reimbursement, and without a doctor’s prescription. There are two ways that eligible members can receive reimbursement for these COVID-19 at home […]

New Forms Required

September 3rd, 2021 in Broker Broadcast

UnitedHealthcare has created new enrollment forms for UnitedHealthcare Level Funded plans.  The new enrollment forms will be required for all submitted business beginning with 11/1 effective dates.  As a courtesy, we have compiled the forms and created separate enrollment packages for Small and Large group.

AllSavers Name Change

September 3rd, 2021 in Broker Broadcast

UnitedHealthcare AllSavers product name is officially changing to UnitedHealthcare Level Funded. This name change will take effect beginning with 11/1 effective dates.

All Savers Portfolio Update

June 24th, 2021 in Broker Broadcast

The All Savers portfolio update, effective 9/1/21 is now live. The following are the big talking points:Prescription Drug Lists Advantage & Essential Prescription Drug List on Standard Select Network Specialty Medication Cost Share (SMCS) Plan Designs Personal Protect Plan Category  Networks: Choice+/Choice 100% Coinsurance Deductible Levels: $3000, $4000, $5000, $6000, $7000 and $8500 Prescription Benefit […]

2021 Texas Producer Performance Guide

April 28th, 2021 in Agent Broker Broadcast

UnitedHealthcare has released the Texas Producer Performance Guide for 2021.  Inside the guide, you will find updated medical base commissions for fully insured groups with up to 50 eligible employees will be effective 7/1/21.  Click the icon below and see page 7 for additional details regarding the change in commissions.   2021 Texas Producer Performance Guide For questions […]

COBRA and American Rescue Plan Act and Premium Tax Credits

April 14th, 2021 in Agent Broker Broadcast

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) includes provision for a COBRA continuation coverage premium subsidy for individuals and families who experienced a loss in coverage due to select circumstances, like involuntary job loss or reduction of hours.  UnitedHealthcare has released an overview of changes for brokers, the resource can be viewed here. Please contact Stacey […]

UnitedHealthcare 1 – 50 Fully Insured Portfolio Updates

March 8th, 2021 in Agent Broker Broadcast

2021 Adjusted Community Rated Plans 4 New Product Grids Across Texas – Simple to Multi-Choice Charter Package (Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, El Paso, Lubbock) Core/Core Essential Package (TX Panhandle – Amarillo) Nexus Package (CTX – Austin & San Antonio) Core Package (available in remaining areas across TX) Essential Prescription Drug List (PDL) is across all plans […]

UHC 2-50 Fully Insured Portfolio for January 1, 2021 – Available Now!

October 6th, 2020 in Agent Broker Broadcast

UnitedHealthcare’s 2-50 Fully Insured Portfolio for January 1, 2021 is now available to quote.

CARES Act Resources

April 3rd, 2020 in Agent Broker Broadcast

In an effort to help small businesses understand the intricacies of the CARES Act and benefits available to them, the U.S Senate Committee on Small Business & Entrepreneurship has created the following guide. For more information, we encourage you to visit the U.S. Small Business Administration’s dedicated page for Coronavirus (COVID-19): Small Business Guidance & […]

UHC COVID-19 Update

March 25th, 2020 in Agent Broker Broadcast

The Insurance Exchange is committed to providing you with the most up to date information from UHC on COVID-19 as it becomes available. UHC COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period Updated information: The Special Enrollment period UHC is offering its clients has been extended from March 23rd to April 6, 2020, for a April 1, 2020 effective […]

UHC COVID-19 Special Enrollment Period

March 20th, 2020 in Agent Broker Broadcast

UHC is offering a special enrollment period for their fully insured groups from March 23rd through April 3rd with an April 1st effective date.  While UHC is trying to do right by those who may not have elected coverage during open enrollment, employers have the option to choose whether or not they offer this to […]

HealthiestYou: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 13th, 2020 in Broker Broadcast

If you think you might be infected with coronavirus (COVID-19), HealthiestYou doctors will answer your questions about the disease, ask a series of questions to evaluate your risk, and advise you on next steps. Their team is trained on the latest protocols for local and national notification, testing, and management of people under investigation for […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Help Your Clients Prepare

March 10th, 2020 in Agent Broker Broadcast

With the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), many employers are desperately searching for guidance.  We have complied the information below in an effort to keep you informed.  The attached articles include recommended strategies from the CDC for employers Interim Guidance for Businesses to Plan and Respond to COVID-19This guide provides information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

UHC 1095-B and 1095-C forms

January 29th, 2020 in Broker Broadcast

Based on recent guidance for the Affordable Care Act, most printed 1095-B forms will have been suppressed and not mailed in January. These were previously sent to fully insured group subscribers. However, since the forms are no longer required for federal tax purposes, they are not required to be mailed in January like they have […]

2019 Broker Survival Guide

August 9th, 2019 in Agent Broker Broadcast

The 2019 4th Quarter Survival Guide for UnitedHealthcare and All Savers is here!  Product portfolios, value added benefit information, and much more are included in the pdf attached below.  If you have any questions, please contact your TIE Sales rep at 972.991.6500. 2019 Broker Survival Guide

All Savers 15-Month Rate Guarantee

July 15th, 2019 in Agent AllSavers Broker Broadcast

Available for 10/1, 11/1, 12/1, 1/1, 2/1, 3/1 and 4/1 effective dates!! Same rates for either 12 months or 15 months 15 Month rate guarantee is a 3 month contract followed by a 12 month contract Example:  12/1s become 3/1’s 15 Month Rate Guarantee Confirmation Form to be signed by the Broker and Employer *Note:  […]

All Savers Portfolio Update 8/19

July 15th, 2019 in Agent Broker Broadcast

This All Savers portfolio update is effective 8/1/19: PROFORMANCE Plans being added to All Savers Most plans – $0 copay on kids 19 and under (similar to the UHC fully insured plans) 15 month rate guarantee is available for groups with effective dates of 10/1/19 through 4/1/20 (no rate increase for choosing the 15 month […]