CAI News


How to Obtain a Special Enrollment Period
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Learn the procedures for obtaining a Special Enrollment Period after 4/1. Read more...


Information on Penalties and Exemptions
Friday, March 21, 2014

Read to learn about penalty calculation, exemptions, and how to officially claim exemptions to avoid penalties. Read more...


Special Enrollment Periods-What Qualifies?
Friday, March 14, 2014

Starting 4/1/14, individuals may not obtain or change their insurance plan without meeting one of 9 distinct Qualifying Events. Find out what they are. Read more...


2013 United Concordia Dental Renews Without Increase
Monday, December 03, 2012

For the fourth out of five years, the United Concordia dental plan (UCCI) has renewed without increase. New Preventive Incentive benefit added to the coverage at NO extra cost! Read more...


EmblemHealth Streamlines HIP/HIPIC Plans for 2013
Thursday, September 27, 2012

In their ongoing effort to streamline and simplify their product portfolio, EmblemHealth will be discontinuing certain HIP/HIPIC Small Group products effective January 1, 2013. They will replace them with plans that provide more contemporary benefit designs and cost-sharing arrangements. Existing HIP Prime® HMO, HIP Classic, and HIP Select® PPO plans will not be affected. Read more...


UPDATE: EmblemHealth Low-Cost Hospital-Only Plan - $239.69 Single Rate
Tuesday, September 18, 2012

EmblemHealth announces its new low-cost hospital-only plan with preventive care services for groups of 2-50. $239.69 Single rate and $692.48 2-Tier Family Rate. Read more...


EmblemHealth's Efforts to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Readmissions Pilot

EmblemHealth's pilot program to reduce hospital readmissions prior to federal reimbursement cuts has positive results. Read more...


Women's Health Mandate in Effect as of 8/1/12
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The Women's Health Mandate takes effect today (8/1/12) as part of the ongoing implementation of the health reform law. Insurance plans will now be required to cover women's preventive services. Read more...


EmblemHealth Rx Formulary Changes 2012
Thursday, April 05, 2012

Starting June 1, 2012, there will be changes to the EmblemHealth Small Group Formulary list of preferred prescription drugs. New Formulary list effective 6/1/12. Read more...


Emblem Reintroduces $5,800 HSA Plan for Groups of 2-50
Monday, March 19, 2012

Available for 4/1/12 Enrollment:

EmblemHealth has reintroduced its $5,800 H.S.A. plan for groups of 2-50 to the market for new group enrollments.

The plan has a $5,800 Single / $11,600 deductible and 100% coinsurance. Rx covered at 100% once deductible is met.


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