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March 2022 Employer Newsletter

Norfolk, VA | Wednesday, March 02, 2022 | Posted in Employer News & Webinars

Employee Wellness March Employee Wellness

Provide your employees the latest wellness newsletter with this month's edition of Live Well, Work Well. Also available in Spanish.

Educate employees about their benefits with the March Benefits & Me Newsletter.

Anthem HSA Transition Effective March 31, 2022

BMO Harris will become the depository of Anthem health savings account (HSA) funds on March 31, 2022. BMO Harris will handle all movement of money to and from employees’ HSAs, including contributions to, and payments from, those accounts.

Employers will need to update banking filters before March 31. In November, Anthem sent information to employers through DocuSign outlining what they need to do based on their HSA funding method.

To learn more, and see a training video, click here!

Medicare News

COVID-19 Tests & Medicare - Frequently Asked Questions

CMS Updates Medicare Coverage for Certain Lung Cancer Screenings

How to Navigate Medicare if you Return to Work After Retiring

Optima Members Can Win $100 through March 30

From now through March 30, 2022, Optima members could win a $100 gift card to the retailer of their choice. Download the Optima Health mobile app and register to be automatically entered into the drawings. 

The Optima app has instant access to important plan information and questions, including member ID cards, virtual consults, treatment estimators, HSA and HRA access, and more!

Download the Optima app now! The earlier members sign in, the more chances they have to win. Learn more here!

HR Insights 

March 2022 HR Newsletter

PCORI Fee Amount Adjusted for 2022

ACA Reporting Deadlines

Medicare Part D Disclosures

BCBSNC Federal Renewal Notices Sent in Error

On January 28, 2022, approximately 1400 federal renewal notices were mailed to groups in error. If your group received a notice dated January 24 or January 27, 2022, please destroy the notice.

Please note that if you received a notice dated January 21, 2022, this notice is CORRECT.

Click here for a sample notice.


The information herein should not be construed as legal or tax advice in any way. This content is provided for informational purposes only. You should seek the advice of your attorney or tax consultant for additional or specific information.