Elimination of PCIP Broker Referral Program Sparks Heated Debate
Last month, Zane Benefits, which provides small businesses with comprehensive and flexible alternatives to traditional group health insurance, broke the news that the
The referral program was aimed at brokers who assist consumers enrolling in the federal Pre-existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP).
"We are writing to thank you for the extraordinary efforts you have made in helping to increase awareness of and enrollment in the PCIP program. We have determined that our outreach efforts have succeeded in significantly raising awareness of PCIP and enrollment in this program. As such, CMS will end the PCIP Broker Referral Payment Program in federally administered PCIP states
GEHA is now providing PCIP services for 24 states (Note: 27 states are running their own PCIP programs).
According to official reports, PCIP ended 2011 with a total of 48,879 enrollees.
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