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We are taking immediate action to help people in Oklahoma City and surrounding counties affected by devastating tornadoes.
We're offering a bonus to agents in Wisconsin who have at least 1,000 enrolled fully insured medical employees as of Dec. 31, 2013 and who achieve a required level of adoption for the myHealthcare Cost Estimator application on the myuhc.com® website. Learn more
UnitedHealthcare is offering a bonus program to agents in Tennessee and select areas of Southwest Virginia who sell new fully insured medical cases to groups with 100 - 3,000 eligible employees. Learn more
Introducing CaféWell®, a program designed to bring all California members an “all-in-one” social network for wellness that is easy, fun and rewarding to keep employees engaged and motivated.
UnitedHealthcare and Inspira Medical Center–Vineland and Elmer (formerly known as South Jersey Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Vineland, New Jersey and South Jersey Healthcare Elmer Hospital in Elmer, New Jersey), have reached a new agreement, and therefore the hospitals will participate with the UnitedHealthcare and Oxford networks.
We are offering a bonus to agents in Connecticut who sell new UnitedHealthcare or Oxford fully insured medical cases with up to 99 eligible employees, with effective dates from July 1, 2013 through Dec. 31, 2013.
Early Warning Report forecasts which states, legal entities and size segments Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebates will be paid this year. Read how your small and large groups may be affected beginning in July 2013.
On May 8, 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued Technical Release 2013-02 which provides temporary guidance for employers regarding the requirement to notify employees of coverage options available through Exchanges, also called Health Insurance Marketplaces
Please be advised that the Plan Change Unit Right Fax number (952) 992-4112 has been disconnected and you should now use 1-800-676-4652.
A new direct marketing campaign for the second quarter of 2013 targets business decision-makers with 4-250 employees in your area.
The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) is seeking grant applications from families in need of financial assistance to help pay for their child’s health care treatments, services or equipment not covered, or not fully covered, by their commercial health insurance plan.
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the 2014 contribution limits, deductible minimums and out-of-pocket maximums for health savings accounts and high-deductible health plans.
United Advantage is an exclusive broker rewards program that recognizes top-performing UnitedHealthcare agencies. Now is the time to think about the 2014 United Advantage program year, which runs from May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015.
To what size group does the Employer Mandate apply? Take the Health Care Reform Broker Quiz.
Now is the time to think about the 2014 United Advantage program year, which runs from May 1, 2014 through April 30, 2015. Be sure you are aware of the qualification criteria and how you can best leverage this opportunity
Please be advised that the Plan Change Unit Right Fax number has been disconnected. Please discard (952) 992-4112, as this number is no longer in service.
Register now to attend the Basic Knowledge Institute June 23-28 in Austin, Texas. This program engages those new to the health care industry through an entry-level training program, taught from a carrier-neutral perspective
Did you know that you can access benefit summary documents on UnitedeServices.com?
Join us June 12 in a health care reform discussion of two timely health reform topics – Employer Mandate and Medical Loss Ratio.
As a 2013 United Advantage agency, see how you now can access either a Dedicated Client Service Manager for Platinum status agencies or a Designated Gold Service Team for Gold status agencies.
As of March 14, 2013, a federal judge determined that certain sections of the Missouri contraceptive coverage were preempted by the PPACA, and therefore are not valid or enforceable.
Register now for the June 5 United Advantage program launch to hear an in-depth review of your 2013 benefit offerings.
UnitedHealthcare is giving away more than 150 health and wellness prizes to members who register and enter the 2013 myuhc.com registration sweepstakes between April 25 and Aug. 31.
Two YouTube videos were created for Asian American consumers. One video focuses on what a consumer driven health plan is and how it works; the other focuses on introducing UnitedHealthcare’s member portal, the portal’s mobile app, and myHealthcare Cost Estimator.
The second year of reporting Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) is underway, as required by the Affordable Care Act. Read a reviw of 2013 critical deadlinesd and updates on how the MLR process may afferct your clients.
Use our new RFP checklist to make sure you get all the required information for a quick quote return. Average propoasl return time is seven business days.
UnitedHealthcare will not apply any age limits to cervical cancer screenings and Pap tests.
Our Annual Wellness in the Workplace research study is intended to help you and your clients better understand the evolving state of wellness practice and industry trends.
In May 2013, we will go from one national PPO network to three national network options. At 85,000 unique PPO providers strong, our initial expansion will grandfather all current providers into our two main national networks.
Effective June 1, 2013, changes to the group’s eligible employees and the employees’ dependents must be received by us according to the time frame indicated in the group’s contract.
May is Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Use this opportunity to inform your clients about how Disability Insurance can enhance their benefits package or help them educate their employees about the value of this benefit.
UnitedHealthcare is offering a bonus to agents in California who sell new medical cases.
Agents in Arkansas who sell at least two new fully insured groups with 100 to 3,000 eligible employees from Jan. 2, 2013 through Jan. 1, 2014 and meet the other qualifying criteria are eligible for a bonus.
The Diabetes Prevention Program is now available in the Charlotte, Asheville, Winston-Salem and Greensboro areas of North Carolina. Fully insured clients in the key account (100+) segment and self-funded clients are eligible to participate.
UnitedHealthcare has been honored with three 2013 ClearMark Awards from the Center for Plain Language. The awards celebrate the best in clear communication and plain language from government agencies, nonprofit organizations and private companies.
With May 15, 2013 effective dates and later, employers will be required to submit average total number of employees on their employer group application.
An email campaign promoting the use of myHealthcare Cost Estimator began in May and continues through November targeting UnitedHealthcare members in 100+ groups who have registered on myuhc.com®.
May is Disabilty Insurance Awareness Month
Use this opportunity to inform your clients about how Disability Insurance can enhance their benefits package or help them educate their employees about the value of this benefit. Learn more.
Broker Health Reform Guide
The Broker Health Reform Guide is in an “electronic magazine” (ezine), which lets you quickly flip through information and tools on health reform and link to collateral materials you can download and share.
Relevant, educational and entertaining video programs that can inspire you to live a healthier life. Watch UHC TV
myHealthcare Cost Estimator helps your client's employees quickly and easily find personalized information before they see a doctor, enabling them to “Take Charge. Know More.” View demo and video