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2020 Medicare Supplement Materials

Individual and Group Materials for 2020 Medicare Supplement are available now to order on the Forms & Resources section of Your Health Alliance for brokers. You can also view, print and download materials from this section.

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Small Group Reporting Package Discontinuation

You spoke, and we listened. Based on your feedback, we are redirecting our efforts to more advantageous ways of reducing cost for your customers. As you suggested, offering experience reports to small groups within the preset regulated rating model of the ACA was not adding value.

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CMS Has Extended Individual Open Enrollment for 2020

CMS has extended Individual Open Enrollment for 2020 beginning at 3 pm EST today, December 16, 2019 until 3:00 AM EST December 18, 2019. This will accommodate consumers who attempted to enroll during the final hours of Open Enrollment, but may have experienced issues or delays. Health Alliance and CMS share a goal of providing a seamless shopping experience to everyone who seeks coverage. This additional time will allow consumers to complete their enrollment for January 1, 2020 coverage. CMS’s statement can be found here regarding this important update. If you have questions, please call (877) 686-1168 or contact

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Executive Leadership Updates

Health Alliance is excited to announce the addition of two key positions to the executive leadership team. Andrew Weintraub has been named VP of Sales and Retention for our Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Ohio markets. Andrew comes to us with extensive experience working within vertically integrated systems supporting sales, retention and business development. He has held executive leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente, Mercy Health Partners and Coventry. He most recently served as VP of Sales and Business Development for Health First Health Plans in Rockledge, Florida. Andrew has oversight for all sales and retention and product development activities at Health Alliance. In addition, Jim Bendel will serve as VP of National Sales for partnerships under FirstCarolinaCare Insurance in North Carolina and our Washington State market. Jim brings a wealth of sales and leadership experience to Health Alliance. He has 20 years’ experience in the insurance industry, including leadership positions with a regional health plan and division president of a national brokerage regional office. And he started his insurance career as an account executive for a health plan, so he has a solid understanding of the sales side of the organization. Please join us in welcoming both Andrew and Jim to Health Alliance!

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Washington Small Group Webinar Online

If you couldn’t attend our recent webinar, you can now view it on the Forms & Resources page of Your Health Alliance for brokers or at the link below.

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