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A Note from FILCO Team member Ilana Arbeit:

A Note from FILCO Team member Ilana Arbeit:

As the Federal Government announced plans to do away with the health insurer risk adjustment program, Governor Cuomo said that New York State would consider setting up its own program. The program was originally designed to transfer risk from plans that insure sicker members to those with healthier ones as a means of stabilizing the health insurance market and pricing.

Oscar Announcement

Oscar Announcement

Just announced this month Oscar has plans to expand to 14 markets across nine states in 2019, pending regulatory approval.

State blew $1.3 billion on Medicaid coverage for people already enrolled in other plans, audit finds

State blew $1.3 billion on Medicaid coverage for people already enrolled in other plans, audit finds

Thought of the Day:

NY State’s lack of oversight in Medicaid enrollment resulted in $1.3 Billion wasted over the last 6 years. This audit comes at the same time the NY State Assembly passes a Single payer bill. NY State cannot effectively run the Medicaid program and yet we should believe they can run and watch over a program that covers all NY residents?

The bulk of those wasted funds cannot be recovered, state comptroller says

By Caroline Lewis

Thanks to a lack of oversight, the state Health Department doled out $1.3 billion in six years in Medicaid premiums for people who were already enrolled in other comprehensive health plans, according to a new report from state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

From the Desk of FILCO Specialty Sales Representative Christa Wilson: June 2018 Specialty “Tid Bits”

From the Desk of FILCO Specialty Sales Representative Christa Wilson: June 2018 Specialty “Tid Bits”

Great tips on specialty products, updates, to help you expand your specialty business.

Did you know groups sold from July through January effective dates get a 5% rate cap on their renewals?!3Q18 NY UHC rates, DMO and PPO rates:

3rd Quarter 2018 UHC Dental Rate Card - Upstate New York

3rd Quarter 2018 UHC Dental Rate Card - Downstate New York

3rd Quarter 2018 UHC Dental Rate Card - New York - Managed Select Plans

Does the group have Oxford/United medical? If so, it’s a 1,2,3 install process; just need sold plan design, master app, and census enrollment.

FIlco June 2018 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Carrier Highlights
  • Stay up to date at FILCO Blog and Calendar
  • A Message from our PEO Manager
  • Senior Care Update – Save the Date
  • NAHU Update
  • You Don’t build a business YOU BUILD PEOPLE and then people build the business. – Zig Ziglar

FIlco May 2018 Newsletter

In This Issue:

  • Carrier Highlights
  • Stay up to date at FILCO Blog and Calendar
  • PEO Update – Power Lunch
  • Senior Care Update
  • Specialty Update – Sun Life Dental
  • NAHU Update