Aetna NY COVID-19 Premium Grace Period Policy

Aetna New York Small Group Temporary Grace Period Extensions As per New York State Emergency Regulation Aetna has provided the following guidance regarding their premium grace period policy. Through June 1, 2020, Aetna won’t cancel small group customers for non-payment of their health insurance premiums and claims for covered services will continue to be paid… Read More

Empire BCBS COVID-19 Update: Premium Grace Period Policy

See below from Empire regarding their New York Premium Grace Period Policy Notice of grace period extension in certain circumstances due to COVID-19 New requirements have been issued for Individual and Small Group policies in New York. COVID-19 isn’t just impacting health – it’s also affecting the way your clients do business. In the event… Read More

Oscar COVID-19 Update: Premium Grace Period Policy

See below from Oscar regarding their New York Premium Grace Period Policy Extended grace period for small groups and non-subsidized individuals. For clients who are fully paid as of March and can demonstrate financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, the grace period will be extended to 11:59pm on June 1, 2020 or the expiration… Read More

AmeriHealth Deferred Premium Program is available for fully insured group customers

See below from AmeriHealth We have been closely monitoring the situation with COVID‑19 and we understand the financial impact our customers and members may be experiencing. We are committed to working with our customers to help them get through the crisis and are offering payment flexibility for the customers who are most in need. Deferred… Read More

AXA/Equitable Rate Stability COVID-19

See below from Equitable In these unprecedented times, we are all working to overcome new challenges. We appreciate the questions and information you share with us every day, as well as your patience and understanding, as we work through the issues, so that we can properly and thoughtfully respond. We are committed to providing you… Read More

AmeriHealth COVID-19 Policy Update

AmeriHealth has released the following policies pertaining to COVID-19: Accepting Credit Card Payments Groups with fewer than 500 employees enrolled can make credit card payments to satisfy past-due premiums and any current amounts due from 4/10/20 through 7/31/20 through the ebill functionality on the employer portal. Cost Sharing Waived for Telemedicine Effective immediately and throughout… Read More

Horizon COVID-19 Update: No Costs for COVID-19 Treatment Received In Network

To ensure our members get the care they need for COVID-19 and eliminate cost as a potential barrier to treatment, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) is extending its previously announced waiver of all member cost-sharing obligations to include all covered benefits associated with treatment for COVID-19 when delivered by in-network… Read More

MetLife Renewal Rate Hold Policy – COVID-19

See below Renewal Rate Hold Policy from MetLife At MetLife, our customers are our top priority, and we want to help our small business customers who may be facing challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are pleased to announce that we will hold rates (no rate increase) for all renewals with June… Read More