Amerihealth COVID-19 Deferral Request Process

See below guidance from Amerihealth regarding their Premium Grace Period Policy 1. Amerihealth Fully Insured Group Policyholders Deferral Request Process Premium Referral Request Deadlines Large and Small Group: To defer May premium the request with all required documents must be submitted by 3 PM on May 15 to your PGP Representative – no exceptions. AmeriHealth… Read More

FSA/HSA/HRA Allowable Emergency Response Plan Changes

FSA/HSA/HRA Plan Changes and New Rules to Consider in Response to COVID-19   In response to the COVID-19 pandemic there are many allowable FSA/HSA/HRA plan changes and new rules to help better allocate funds, maximize utilization, and address financial hardships for employees during this challenging time. To help our broker partners advise their clients we’ve… Read More

Reminder: ThinkHR is available for your PGP groups

Add significant value to your client relationships with this powerful HR compliance resource designed exclusively for PGP Groups. Let us make you the hero. We wanted to remind you about this valuable, trusted HR compliance resource available to your PGP groups. The PGP Think HR Compliance Resource Center provides a comprehensive HR solution to help… Read More

5/1 Oxford NY/NJ Small Group Enhancements

Effective 5/1 upon renewal Oxford will be enhancing the member experience, providing new group policy numbers, new member ID numbers, and new member ID cards for Oxford New York and New Jersey fully insured small groups. Oxford New York and New Jersey (CT already received these enhancements) fully insured small group members will have access… Read More

Required Producer Notifications for NY State Emergency Grace Periods

New York State Emergency Regulation 62 Notice Requirement for Producers – You MUST Notify Policyholders of Premium Grace Period Extensions See below release from NYAHU outlining this requirement and to download a sample notification.  Pursuant to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.14, on April 7, 2020 the Department of Financial Services issued Emergency Regulation 62,… Read More

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

Online Benefits Admin From Home with Ease

Bring your book of business online with an exclusive Ease promotion for PGP brokers. Working from home? Looking for an easy solution to handle a virtual open enrollment? If you are thinking about transitioning to online enrollment you can still take advantage of the Ease Exclusive Introductory Offer for PGP Brokers. This offer provides full-access… Read More