UHC: Vision plans rank high; Lots of great things in store

UnitedHealthcare vision plans rank highest in customer satisfaction in J.D. Power study

This year’s report is based on responses from more than 1,300 vision plan participants nationwide, measuring customer satisfaction based on coverage, cost, communication, customer service and reimbursement. UnitedHealthcare’s cumulative score was the highest of the plans analyzed.

Health and Wellness

  • Learn how to engage your clients’ employees in the Real Appeal weight loss program during half-hour information session
    Participants will learn more about the Real Appeal weight loss program and the benefits it offers Fully Insured Small Business customers. Learn more

Client and Member Support

  • Register now for eServices trainings to help maximize time and strengthen relationships
    Attend a one-hour webcast and learn how to get the most out of United eServices, Employer Services and Customer Reporting. Learn more
  • Technology upgrade for Employer eServices (eCR) Customer Reporting coming soon
    The Employer eServices Customer Reporting (eCR) tool will undergo a technology upgrade to a new version of software at the end of the month. The improvements include enhanced data security, an updated look and feel for the user with an additional left side tool bar and better user navigation between Interactive Reporting and Report Admin screens. Learn more

Broker Support

  • Announcement: 2018 specialty broker bonus program
    You may be eligible for a broker bonus when you sell or renew dental, vision, group term life, supplemental life, short-term disability, long-term disability, critical illness, accident and/or hospital indemnity insurance from the specialty product portfolio for groups with two or more eligible employees with effective dates from 1/2/2018 through 1/1/2019. Learn more
  • Upcoming webcast demonstrates functions of the Sales Automation Management tool
    The training includes demonstrations of functions such as small business online quoting, employer and employee enrollment and online case submission. Learn more

Health Reform

  • New individual IRS requirement for reporting health coverage
    Beginning with the 2018 reporting year, the IRS will not accept individuals’ returns missing health coverage information on their 2017 federal tax returns. Learn more
  • IRS extends deadline to furnish 1095-B, 1095-C
    The IRS extended the deadline for 30 days for insurers or ASO employers to furnish Forms 1095-B and 1095-C as required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Learn more
  • Group health plan definition under ERISA clarified
    In order to qualify as a ‘group health plan’ under ERISA, employers must have at least one eligible non-spouse “common law employee” enrolled in addition to an owner. UHC will new renew entities that do not meet this requirement upon audit or renewal. Learn more