Information, News and Updates for the USHL Agent Community
APRIL / MAY 2016
Healthy Headlines Gets a New Look:
New Mobile-Friendly Format
 
We've launched a new mobile-friendly format for Healthy Headlines:
When opened on a Smartphone or mobile device, automatic layout adjustments will occur to optimize viewing; also, links to expanded text will allow for smaller file sizes and faster display.

Cofinity Merged Into First Health Network Outside MI and CO

Earlier this year, the Cofinity network outside of Michigan and Colorado was merged into parent company First Health's network. Any impacted USHL members were automatically transitioned into the First Health network for uninterrupted coverage. The First Health Provider Lookup is now available on the USHL website.  
Rx News You Can Use:
2Q 2016 Formulary Update and Imatinib Generic 
 
Formulary Update
Review the Magellan RX Management 2Q 2016 formulary update hereWithin two months of the effective date of the change, customers with a prescription for any drug moving to Tier 3 status will receive a personalized letter naming the drug and identifying formulary therapeutic alternatives (Tier 1 & Tier 2).

Gleevic Generic
The U.S. FDA has granted approval for the first generic version of Imatinib (Gleevec),used in the treatment of various cancers including chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).  Click here for more information.
New Wellness Program to Accompany HDHPs

SafeGuard Self-Funding and large insured groups electing HDHP coverage will soon receive the benefits of USHL Rewards-- an online wellness program, developed in partnership with Asset Health, which can be offered with or without HSA contributions. USHL Rewards delivers employers the ability to reach each employee with tailored, interactive wellness incentives designed to encourage healthier lifestyles and increased productivity. More details coming soon!