News

For up-to-date information related to COVID-19 coverage, please view our Broker page.  Looking for a previous newsletter? Contact brokernews@optimahealth.com

Optima Medicare 2021 Benefit Year - First Look

You are invited to the virtual Optima Medicare 2021 Benefit Year First Look.

New Resource: Virtual Enrollment Webpage Now Live

Optima Health is excited to introduce our new virtual enrollment page for employer groups selecting our core plans.

Electronic Delivery of Employer Group Contracts

At Optima Health, we are always looking for ways to improve processes and leverage technology to enhance the customer experience.  With this in mind, we wanted to let you know that Optima Health is moving to electronic delivery of Employer Group Contracts for Small and Mid-Market groups (sized 1-150).

Upcoming Continuing Education Opportunities

To assist you in satisfying your continuing education requirement while maintaining social distancing, Optima Health has partnered with HealthEquity® to offer additional continuing education (CE) credit(s) via webinars in July and August.

Medicare Billing & Enrollment Inquiries

We have created a new mailbox for Medicare enrollment inquiries: MA_enrollment@sentara.com.

IRS Guidelines Regarding COVID-19 Plan Coverage

According to new IRS guidelines, during the period between January 1 and December 31, 2020, an employer offering fully insured or self-funded health plan coverage may amend one or more of its cafeteria health plans to allow employees to do the following on a prospective basis...