Employer Newsletter - IAI
Important Administrative Information (IAI) is a quarterly mailing that delivers the latest news about Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts products and services to employers and consultants. Sign up today to get the IAI sent directly to your email mailbox.
New Change to PPO Plans That Could Reduce Your Costs
To help lower costs for employers and members, Blue Cross may negotiate lower, out-of-network claims. This change takes effect in 2014 and applies to self-funded employers with commercial PPO plans.
Notifying Members of Their Mental Health Benefits
The Massachusetts Division of Insurance requires us to inform members of their rights according to federal and state mental health parity laws. In compliance, we're mailing all members of our fully insured HMO, PPO, POS, and indemnity plans a notice in December.
Members Will Have an Easier Time Finding Doctors and Comparing Costs
Coming soon! We're enhancing the provider search and cost estimation capabilities within Find a Doctor. Soon, members will have an easier time making more informed health care decisions.
Coverage changes to medications administered in a doctor's office or hospital
Beginning next year, some medications will no longer be covered when administered in a doctor's office or hospital setting. This change affects how members can obtain these medications.
New "My Rx Choice" Program for Commercial Accounts with pharmacy benefits
Beginning in January, Express Scripts will begin a promotional mailing campaign to encourage the use of mail service delivery.
Watch and Share: Tutorials Explain Consumer-Directed and Blue Options Plans
If you offer a consumer-directed health plan or a Blue Options plan, you know it can be challenging for your employees to understand the ins and outs of their coverage.