What’s New for Agents 

ACA Reporting for 2018: Deadlines and Details

Employers, health insurers, and individuals will soon need to prepare for filing their 1094 and 1095 forms with the IRS. The purpose of these forms is to verify that medical health coverage requirements are being met. Read the December Agent Bulletin to learn more. 

Trade the Stack of Applications for an Easy Enrollment Spreadsheet 

Read the November 27 Agent Bulletin to learn more. Plus: Renewing Small Groups? Remember InTouch; Idaho and Montana Large Groups - No Experience? No Problem

Renewing Small Groups? Remember InTouch

If you've not yet used the new automation, give this video a quick review to see just how easy it is. Watch the video.

Update to Commercial Sales Collateral 

We recently discovered some inaccuracies in our commercial sales brochures and plan comparisons for the Individual and Small Group lines of business. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and are working diligently to correct the situation. For details, see the Agent Bulletins for Idaho, Montana, and Oregon.

2019 Large Group Pharmacy Summaries Revised

We made a slight revision to our 2019 Large Group Pharmacy Plan summaries as of October 9, 2018. The updated PDFs are available on our Large Group pages ( Idaho, Montana, Oregon). 

2019 Commercial Sales Kits and Materials are Now Available

The 2019 commercial sales kits for Individual and Small Group customers, and the commercial brochures for Large Group customers are now available. Read more and link to materials in the October Agent Bulletin.

Online Small Group Renewal System Will Be Live Soon!

New functionality to start in mid-September. See the September Agent Bulletin.

Bye-bye Paper Forms: Improvements Coming to Online Renewal System

Read more in the August Agent Bulletin about online renewal for small groups, the mouth-body connection, and access-to-care tools.

Mail-order Prescription Update

Mail-order prescriptions through WellPartner will now be handled by CVS Caremark. See the Agent Bulletin.

Idaho: Idaho Transitional Plans Extended through 2018 

As you may know, the Idaho Department of Insurance has decided carriers may extend transitional plans, also known as grandmothered plans, through December 31, 2018. Read the article and link to the Idaho DOI bulletin in the May 1 Idaho Agent Bulletin .

A Partnership to Build a Healthier Future for Northwest Consumers

We’re proud to announce that PacificSource Health Plans and Legacy Health are pursuing a partnership to bring together complementary capabilities. Our shared vision of healthcare focuses on improving the experience of care, reducing healthcare costs, and improving the health of our communities.

Important points for you and your clients:

  • No change to our name, brand, 2016 plans, processes, or your PacificSource representatives.
  • For clients and members, nothing has changed. They’ll continue to receive the same outstanding benefits and unmatched customer service that have been hallmarks of PacificSource since 1933.
  • Coming improvements and enhancements, will include
    • Increased access to care for PacificSource members
    • New and unique health plan offerings
    • Increased stability in today’s volatile health insurance market
  • Continued commitment to provider partnerships. We will continue to work with our existing provider partners throughout Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. We will also continue to pursue future relationships with other providers.

Looking for more information? You’re welcome to read the news release or our FAQ for agents to learn more about Legacy Health and this partnership.


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    Last updated 12/20/2018