By | 2017-07-24T12:25:51+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Euclid Managers is ringing the bell for sales success!  We are proud to announce that MetLife has recognized Euclid Managers as a Top Performer in the Small Group Segment for groups with 2-99 employees. We are honored to be in partnership with such a reputable carrier.  We are proud to celebrate this outstanding achievement with our [...]


By | 2017-05-22T07:56:22+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Starting with 2/1/2017 effective dates, UnitedHealthcare is now allowing spreadsheet enrollment for Illinois-sitused 1-50 groups. This option may be exercised in lieu of providing individual employee applications. There is a specific UnitedHealthcare spreadsheet template – the Prime Enrollment Spreadsheet – that must be used if doing spreadsheet enrollment. Please note, even if electing spreadsheet enrollment, you [...]


By | 2017-05-22T07:56:22+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Don't wait for change - Short Term Medical plans are available now! Recent announcement from federal agencies provided new guidance for Short Term Medical¹ plans to be limited to less than 3 months, but this will not be enforced until April 1, 2017. Short Term Medical plans from UnitedHealthOne® can help your clients fill gaps in [...]


By | 2016-12-21T14:38:16+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

IRS Extends Due Date for Tax Forms 1095-B and 1095-C: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently extended the due date for plan sponsors and issuers that provide individuals with Forms 1095-B or 1095-C. The date for furnishing 2016 forms will move from January 31, 2017 to March 2, 2017. This change does not extend the IRS [...]


By | 2017-05-22T07:56:22+00:00 November 16th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

IRS Releases New FSA and Transportation Services Amounts:  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced 2017 inflation adjustments for several tax provisions, including flexible spending accounts (FSA) and transportation services. See how the new amounts may affect your clients for plan years beginning on or after January 1, 2017. Learn more Transitional Relief Customer Outreach Notice [...]

Harken Health

By | 2017-05-22T07:56:22+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Harken Health has made the decision to no longer offer on exchange individual plans during the 2017 Open Enrollment Period. We sent letters to on exchange members last week informing them of the decision. On exchange members who want to stay with Harken in 2017 may enroll in an off exchange plan. Current members will continue [...]

UnitedHealthcare 2017 Bonus Programs

By | 2016-10-28T11:02:38+00:00 October 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

UnitedHealthcare has two new bonus programs rolling-out in 2017. The first is specific to January new business sales, and the second is specific to net growth over the course of the year. New January Sales Bonus: Sell at least 50 fully insured medical enrollees (Chicagoland area) and get an additional $20 for each enrolled medical employee. Learn [...]

Small Business Quoting and Installation Checklist

By | 2017-05-22T07:56:24+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

UnitedHealthcare of Illinois and NW Indiana has released their small business quoting and installation checklist. Below you will find these helpful guides. Small Business Fully Insured - 1-50 ATNE Allsavers Alternate Funding Please note: As of 1/1/2016, UnitedHealthcare is no longer accepting the Illinois Universal Application for underwriting/installation on 1-50 or 51-100 life groups. If you have [...]

Annual Group Size Survey Update

By | 2016-08-24T13:36:42+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The group size survey process will be revamped to accommodate state changes in counting methodologies. UHC is taking this opportunity to streamline the process by reducing the survey distribution to three times per year across all administrative platforms. The new process will help reduce questions regarding schedules and is expected to lead to an improved response [...]