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New EIN Functionality on Employer eServices for Aggregate Clients

September 7, 2017

Employer eServices®is adding functionality to allow fully insured clients that submitted aggregate forms to UnitedHealthcare to select the associated subscriber Employer Identification Number (EIN) when entering employee eligibility data. 

Effective Sept. 25, 2017, aggregate small business clients will be prompted to select the associated subscriber EINs when entering employee eligibility data. This functionality was made available for large group clients March 20, 2017.  

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) mandates that health insurance issuers submit reports annually to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and furnish statements to subscribers to document compliance with the shared responsibility provisions. For aggregate groups, the IRS requires reports and Form 1095-B to include the EIN of the business entity that is the actual employer of each subscriber. 

For more information regarding the new data requirement, clients and brokers may access the Employer eServices Help content or contact their UnitedHealthcare representative.

A client that is not an aggregate group is not impacted by this enhancement as only identified aggregate clients will see the new functionality.

January 1, 2018 PDL Updates

The following updates will take effect for the OptumRx direct Prescription Drug Lists (PDLs) on January 1, 2018. Learn more

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