Highmark Announces Small Employer Clients Can Keep Existing Health Insurance Coverage

The Department of Health and Human Services and Pennsylvania Insurance Department recently announced that insurance carriers would be given the option to renew small group health coverage in existing, pre-2014 health policies. Highmark will make this option available to small groups with renewal dates between July 1 and December 1, 2014.  These groups will have the option to renew current, pre-2014 coverage or move to a new 2014 ACA product.  Renewal notices will include both existing and 2014 ACA plan information.

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