NEW: Aetna Funding Advantage Extended Contract

Aetna Funding Advantage is available on a 15-month contract for December 1 and January 1 new customers. Wouldn’t it be nice to have some business renewal outside OEP? Learn more.

Aetna Expands Market Size For AFA And Offers $50 Per EE Bonus

Aetna Funding Advantage is now available for 5–100 groups in Ohio. AFA is Aetna’s fastest growing small business offering with potential savings on monthly costs, the opportunity for surplus sharing, a digital administration and enrollment platform, wellness activated by Apple Watch and more. Aetna has expanded it to groups with 51 to 100 eligible employees in Ohio.

Click here to learn more.

Click here for the original release from Aetna.

REGISTER: NWOAHU’s Fall Products Fair for Medical Plan Roll Outs

Register today for NWOAHU’s Fall Products Fair for Medical Plan Roll Outs!

September 26, 2018

Breakfast and Registration 8:30 am to 9:00 am

Program runs from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

This is an event that Cornerstone is co-sponsoring with the Northwest Ohio Association of Health Underwriters (NWOAHU). This event is FREE to brokers and is a great place to get updates from all the major carriers, back-to-back.

Tentative Agenda:

9:00 am to 11:30 am — Group Presentations
11:30 am to 12:30 pm — Lunch with keynote speaker (TBD)
12:30 pm to 2:30 pm  — Medicare Carrier Presentations
2:45 pm to 4:15 pm — Individual Carrier Presentations

Click here to register.

Aetna Funding Advantage Offers 15-Month Contract

Aetna Funding Advantage will again offer a 15-month contract in December 2018 and January 2019 for new Aetna customers who select an AFA plan. AFA extended the 15-month contract offer to 23 additional markets.

The new AFA extended contract:

  • Offers a 15 month AFA contract
  • Applies to new Aetna small group (5-50**) customers with December 1, 2018 and January 2019 effective dates
  • Moves your client to a March 1, 2020 or April 1, 2020 anniversary date
  • Is available in AZ, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KY, LA, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NE, NJ, NV, KS, OH, OK, TN, TX, UT, WI and WY

Contact your Cornerstone representative for additional details.

AVAILABLE NOW! Cornerstone’s Level-Funded Product Comparison

AVAILABLE NOW! Cornerstone Employee Benefit Agents can request this year’s level-funded product comparison from their Cornerstone Advisor. The tool answers the most common questions for Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA), AllSavers, and Humana’s Level-Funded Solutions from quoting to ongoing administration and what to expect at renewals.

Contact your Cornerstone representative for more information.

RSVP Today for Delta Dental Training with CE in Columbus

Improving Quoting Techniques in the Dental Benefits Marketplace

Delta DentalJoin Cornerstone and Delta Dental for an in-depth look at improving quoting techniques in the dental benefits marketplace. The class will provide an understanding on the differences in plan designs and rate impacts, as well as the reasons why information is requested from producers when they send over a dental RFP.

Earn one continuing education credit!

DATE: August 16, 2018

TIME: 2:30 p.m.

Class is from 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

Happy Hour 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

LOCATION: J. Liu Restaurant Worthington | Worthington, OH 43085


Click here to RSVP

Not appointed with Delta Dental? We can help.

Contact your Cornerstone Rep today!

Quote AFA Through January 1 Now!

Small Group Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) can now be quoted for December 1 and January 1 effective dates. Click here for a quick guide on how to request a quote in your market.

DID YOU KNOW? AFA offers groups $25 per subscriber fee credit for early submission! Click here for more details.

ATTENTION FORMFIRE USERS: Updated FormFire HIPAA Compliant Business Associate Agreement

Attention FormFire Users: FormFire has sent an email with an updated HIPAA compliant Business Associate Agreement to brokers with a request to electronically sign and return. Due to the sensitive nature of the PHI that we and you handle on behalf of your clients it is important that we comply with the required HIPAA practices.

Please read, sign and return the agreement to FormFire as soon as possible so that there will be no disruption to your FormFire Service as we enter the 4th quarter.

If you have any questions, please direct them to your respective Cornerstone Broker Advisor. Thank you for continued business and support!

Updates on Humana Level-Funded Premium and Bonus Opportunities

Level Funded Premium:

  • Starting August 1st, Level-Funded Premium will only be sold to groups with fewer than 100 eligible employees
  • Humana will automatically complete and submit 1094/1095-B forms on behalf of LFP groups with fewer than 51 eligible employees for 2018
  • Humana will offer LFP down to 5 enrolled in KY and IN for an 8/1 quote date with a 9/1 effective date (already offer in OH)

Humana Bonus Opportunities effective August 1, 2018- January 31, 2019

Get Fit With Aetna Funding Advantage

Beginning October 1, 2018, Aetna Funding Advantage Plans will include access to group fitness classes through Aetna’s relationship with Peerfit. Members will receive monthly credits1 that can be redeemed through Peerfit to enroll in group fitness classes at gyms and fitness studios in the Peerfit network.