Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois


June 21, 2013

Legislative Update
BCBSIL Meets/Exceeds 2012 MLR Standards
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) met or exceeded the Medical Loss Ratio (MLR)  standards for all applicable Illinois market segments for the 2012 MLR reporting year. As a result, BCBSIL will not issue any MLR rebates in those markets.
Get the important details.
New SBC Tool Effective Date Delayed
Under the Affordable Care Act, all health insurers and group health plans are required to provide consumers with a Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBC). A new SBC Tool link will be available soon.
Find out more.

Affordable Care Act Question of the Week: Wellness Incentive
This week we feature a question about the recent Wellness Incentive final rule.
Get the answer.

Correction: HHS Releases Proposed Rule on Exchanges
In the News Alert sent on June 17, the federal government provided a link to the proposed rule that has now been changed. The new link can be found here.

News and Updates
New Integrated Provider Finder Offers PPO Members Enhanced Experience
Our Integrated Provider Finder combines demographic data with a health care decision support tool.
Learn about the new features.

June Worksite Wellness Webinar: Creating a Culture of Wellness at Your Worksite
At the June 25 webinar, learn how to use BCBSIL’s Well onTargetSM consulting services to create or enhance your company’s wellness culture.
Find out how to participate.

BCBSIL Hits the Streets this Summer
BCBSIL and employee volunteers are taking part in a variety of community events.
Look for us at these events.

Health and Wellness
Fit Facts: Summer To-Dos
Summer is a time to keep things simple, but there’s no need to take a vacation from safety. Follow these basic tips to help enjoy the great outdoors.
Share these tips with employees.

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