2020 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters

The Department of Health and Human services announced the 2019 OOP maximums will increase to $8,150 for individual coverage and $16,300 for family coverage. These coverage limits apply to all non-grandfathered plans, regardless of size or funding type.   Information on other changes affecting health insurance can be found on CMS.gov. See Cigna Informed on Reform for a summary. unsplash-logoOlu... Read More

Introducing a New CareFirst My Account Security Feature

Starting in April, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and CareFirst BlueChoice, Inc. will introduce a new security feature—two-step verification—in My Account. Two-step verification adds a second layer of security to help ensure unauthorized users cannot access My Account, even if they have a member’s password. This process should be familiar to most members as it’s common in organizations such as Apple, Amazon... Read More

April Health Observance: Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

  April is Alcohol Awareness Month and Facing Addiction with NCADD want to remind employers that alcohol-related problems and alcoholism cost employers billions of dollars each year in lost productivity, accidents and poor job performance. For more information about alcoholism and recovery, see the resources below. Get the guide from Facing Addiction with NCADD Resources Facing Addiction with NCADD: www.facingaddiction.org... Read More