Monthly Archives: June 2015

Five of the most important facts everyone gets wrong about Social Security

By Jonnelle Marte June 15 at 1:50 PM Social Security Administration’s main campus is seen in Woodlawn, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) There’s no denying that Social Security is confusing. But many people — including those close to retirement age — struggle

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2015 Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF)

  2015 Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF)The Comparative Effectiveness Research Fee (CERF), also known as the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Fee, is one of several fees introduced as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The fees

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Aetna 1-50 Agent Quoting is Live!

  1-50 Agent Quoting is Live! You can now quote your 1-50 size groups in QRS (Aetna’s Quoting and Renewal System) Please pass this along to the appropriate people in your agency.   Agent quoting is now live for 1-50

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Altius becomes Aetna on July 1, 2015

Be Prepared for the Transition from Altius to Aetna on July 1st, 2015 Join Jared Balis (Small Group Relationship Manager) for a Webinar onTuesday, June 23, 2015:  10:00am – 11:00am (MT) Register for this webinar We’ll discuss the following topics:

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Show Instant Value – Learn How

 GET IN TOUCH:  Tony Metzler  704-998-4138 Please feel free to contact me with any questions. Want to offer your small business clients value beyond the product?  Join the newest Group Benefits Coffee Chat — In just 15 minutes, you can

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Despite subsides, CA exchange enrollees report difficulty paying premiums

Top Stories Despite subsides, CA exchange enrollees report difficulty paying premiums Despite nearly 9-in-10 enrollees through California’s state-run public exchange receiving a subsidy to help pay for their insurance, almost half say it is difficult to afford the monthly premium.

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Humana Launches Cost Comparison Tool

Humana’s new Cost Comparison Tool is now available to Group members on the MyHumana website to help them estimate and compare medical costs in their area prior to a procedure. The tool is designed to help members evaluate their options, understand

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The Hartford & Major League Baseball Announce Partnership

The Hartford and Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced a multi-year sponsorship that will make The Hartford an “Official Sponsor of Major League Baseball” and the exclusive business insurance, homeowners insurance and employee benefits partner of MLB. The sponsorship includes

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Please join us for an upcoming Absence Management webinar

This Quarter’s Featured Session: Absence Management/ADAAA – Entitlement Compliance while Optimizing Productivity Wednesday, June 3 | 1PM ET (10AM PT) | FREE Duration:  60 minutes Enroll Now Employers are looking for professional guidance from their insurance agents on how to

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Group Retiree Health Insurance vs. Medicare Advantage Plans

The Hartford GROUP BENEFITS The Difference between Group Retiree Health Insurance & Medicare Advantage Plans Riding Bikes Learn about how Group Retiree Health insurance and Medicare Advantage plans generally compare. A Group Retiree Health plan with The Hartford provides convenience,

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