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New Age-Band Changes in 2018: What You Should Know

New changes in age-band rates became effective Jan.1, 2018, which means that Brokers and Carriers must adjust how they estimate quotes in the new year. According to the American Academy of Actuaries, the new age band changes were made “to better reflect the actuarial risk of children and to provide a more gradual transition from Read More

FormFire Releases Community Quoting Tool In Maryland and D.C.

We are pleased to announce that FormFire’s community-rated quoting tool, PricePing™, is now available in Virginia and Washington D.C. The carriers available for Maryland and D.C. include United Healthcare, Coventry and CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. The time-saving tool can create multiple quotes at once with just a click of a button. An account manager could take Read More

FormFire Releases Community Quoting Tool In Michigan

We are happy to announce that our quoting tool PricePing™ has expanded into another state. We are live in Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia and now Michigan. The carriers currently available in Michigan include Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, HealthPlus of Michigan, Paramount Healthcare, Total Health Care and United Healthcare. The time-saving tool Read More

Like your plan? You can keep it…again.

For benefits brokers looking at their block of 51-99 business, this year is shaping up like a bad sequel. Less than 2 years removed from the “Great Quote Tsunami of 2013,” brokers are gearing up for what could be an even bigger, crazier off-cycle shopping season in 2015. You can call this one “Quote Tsunami Read More

Need to navigate the private exchange? FormFire can help.

How do you explain a process to someone who has never experienced it before? Where do you start? “Well,” you might say, “they start at the beginning.” That’s true, but there’s a lot missing from that explanation, and that’s exactly how it feels when companies talk about private health insurance exchanges. “Well,” I’ve heard people Read More

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