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May 16, 2017


  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
  • EaseCentral: FREE HRIS and ACA Reporting
  • Increase Sales with Our Q3-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports

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May 9, 2017


  • Healthcare Reform: On To The Senate
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Deliver Large Group Benefits and Pricing to Small Groups with ACEC
  • May 18 GGAHU Sales Symposium:
    Sell More, Worry Less! Secrets to Success in Changing Times

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May 2, 2017


  • Healthcare Reform: A Flurry of Activity – Not Much Clarity
  • Blue Shield of California Trio Incentive Program (TIP)
  • Increase Sales with Our Q3-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports

 

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April 25, 2017


  • Blue Shield of California Specialty Coverage Discount & Quick Match Program
  • Covered California for Small Business Grows 26%
  • Reliance Standard:
    Earn More with The Premier Producer Program and RSL SmartChoice®

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April 18, 2017


  • ACA Provision Could Accelerate Healthcare Reform
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Grow Your Book in a Growth Market
  • Blue Shield of California Robust Mobile App for Members
  • Question of The Week:
    What are Cost-Sharing Reductions?

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April 11, 2017


  • Blue Shield of California New Inexpensive and Convenient On-Demand Care
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
  • Question of The Week:
    The concept of “single-payer” is getting a lot of attention lately – what is it?

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April 4, 2017


  • Healthcare Reform: New Life for Association Health Plans?
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Now That You Know, What’s Next?
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
  • Blue Shield of California Expanded Dental PPO Network

 

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March 28, 2017


  • Healthcare Reform: The Long(er) and (More) Winding Road
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Designed For The Small Group Market
  • Reliance Standard:
    Earn More with The Premier Producer Program and RSL SmartChoice®
  • MetLife Dental Joins Choice Builder
  • Question of The Week:
    Which employers are required to comply with San Francisco’s new Paid Parental Leave Ordinance?

 

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March 21, 2017


  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Deliver a Unique Solution to Employers
  • Blue Shield of California Free Vaccines at Retail Pharmacies
  • Question of The Week:
    Can an employee who was enrolled in an HSA-compatible high-deductible plan for part of the tax year, contribute the maximum full-year amount?

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March 14, 2017


  • Healthcare Reform: The Long and Winding Road
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Grow Your Book in a Growth Market
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Deliver Large Group Benefits and Pricing to Small Groups with ACEC
  • Question of The Week:
    I keep hearing about a “refundable, advanceable tax credit” in the new Republican healthcare plan. What is that?

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March 7, 2017


  • Threat Emerges to The Market for Employer-Sponsored Coverage
  • Blue Shield of California: Why Sell Dental to Clients with Medical Coverage
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
  • MetLife Dental Joins Choice Builder
  • Question of The Week:
    Does an employer with Medicare-eligible individuals have a creditable coverage disclosure obligation?

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February 28, 2017


  • Medicare-Eligible’s Face Higher Premiums if They Don’t Have Creditable Coverage
  • NAHU’s Campaign for ACA Reform
  • Blue Shield Employer Connection Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    • Webinar: Exciting Developments to Grow Your Business
    • Save Even More with Packaged Savings®
  • Question of The Week:
    Is it true that the IRS will accept a tax return even if it does not state the filer’s health coverage status?

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February 21, 2017


  • Which of Your Clients Are Subject to The ACA’s “Play or Pay” Provisions?
  • Blue Shield of California Robust Mobile App for Members
  • Anthem Blue Cross Dental Added to Choice Builder
  • Free* EaseCentral ACA Reporting Services
  • Question of The Week:
    Do my clients still need to provide SBC’s?

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February 14, 2017


  • New Tax Impact: Payments from Fixed Indemnity or Wellness Plans
  • Blue Shield of California New Inexpensive and Convenient On-Demand Care
  • UnitedHealthcare Market-Leading Value-Add Programs
  • Increase Sales with Our Q2-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports
  • HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form I-9: Keys to Compliance
  • Question of The Week:
    Does my California resident life/health license allow me to write business in other states?

 

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February 7, 2017


  • Using The Congressional Review Act to Do Away with ACA Rules
  • Blue Shield of California Expanded Dental PPO Network
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    More Coverage Statewide = More Sales
  • HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form 1095-C: Who Completes What?
  • Question of The Week:
    For purposes of the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance, how much is a Covered Employer required to spend on health care for its Covered Employees?

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January 31, 2017


  • President Orders Minimizing The ACA Economic Burden
  • Blue Shield of California Free Vaccines at Retail Pharmacies
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Deliver Large Group Benefits and Pricing to Small Groups with ACEC
  • MetLife Dental Joins Choice Builder
  • Question of The Week:
    Pending repeal, do Applicable Large Employers still need to report to the IRS in 2017?

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January 24, 2017


  • Congress Sets The Stage for Partial ACA Repeal
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Save Even More with Packaged Savings®
  • Increase Sales with Our Q1-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports
  • Question of The Week:
    If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, will Covered California for Small Business have the funds to continue operating?

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January 18, 2017


  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Deliver Large Group Benefits and Pricing to Small Groups with ACEC
  • Anthem Blue Cross Dental Added to Choice Builder
  • Question of The Week:
    Employers subject to the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance are only required to make Health Care Expenditures for their Covered Employees. Which employees are Covered Employees?

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January 10, 2017


  • Blue Shield of California Announces New Sutter Health Agreement
  • UnitedHealthcare Market-Leading Value-Add Programs
  • Landmark 21st Century Cures Act Passes
  • Question of The Week:
    When does the IRS expect to begin notifying employers that filed Forms 1094-C and 1095-C of potential employer shared responsibility penalties?

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January 5, 2017


  • Covered California for Small Business:
    More Coverage Statewide = More Sales
  • HR AnswerLink Webinar: HR Trending Topics
  • Increase Sales with Our Q1-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports
  • Question of The Week:
    For purposes of the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance, can an employer allocate Health Care Expenditures for employees then recover any unused funds?

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December 13, 2016


  • Landmark 21st Century Cures Act Passes
  • Anthem Blue Cross Dental Added to Choice Builder
  • HR AnswerLink: Easy and Affordable HR Resources and Support
  • Increase Sales with Our Q1-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports
  • Question of The Week:
    What is the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance expenditure rate for 2017?

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December 6, 2016


  • Deadline Extended for IRS Forms 1095-B and 1095-C
  • Increase Sales with Our Q1-2017 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports: Board and Narrow Networks
  • Recap of The Post-Election “Live from NAHU!” Event
  • Leverage The Special Enrollment Period
  • 21st Century Cures Act
  • Question of The Week:
    For which employees are Applicable Large Employers required to report?

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November 28, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Marketing-Leading Value-Add Programs
  • Delta Dental: December 5 Deadline for Extended Rate Pass
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Earn More in Q4 with The New Agency Roll-Up Benefit
  • Post-Election “Live from NAHU!” with GGAHU
  • Deadline Extended for Forms 1095-B and 1095-C
  • Question of The Week:
    Who is required to file and furnish Forms 1094-C and 1095-C?

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November 17, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Deliver Large Group Benefits and Pricing to Small Groups with ACEC
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Now Offering Two Statewide Full-Network PPOs
  • Anthem Blue Cross Dental Added to Choice Builder
  • Leverage The Special Enrollment Period
  • Question of The Week:
    What do the election results mean for the ACA?

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November 11, 2016


  • Impact of Tuesday’s Election Results
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Earn More in Q4 with The New Agency Roll-Up Benefit
  • UnitedHealthcare: Save Even More with Packaged Savings®
  • Blue Shield of California: 2016 Small Business Online Roadshow News
  • Question of The Week:
    Can an employer allocate Health Care Expenditures for employees for purposes of the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance then recover any unused funds?

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November 4, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare: Faster and Easier New Group Processing
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    New Q4 and Q1-2017 Marketing Campaigns and Agent Resources
  • Leverage The Special Enrollment Period
  • Questions of The Week:
    What is the special open enrollment period?

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October 27, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare: Flexible Underwriting That Fits Most Small Groups
  • Blue Shield of California: Prior Carrier Deductible Policy
  • Leverage TriNet’s HR Solutions for Q4 Renewals
  • Physicians Sue Over New Out-of-Network Billing Law (AB 72)
  • Questions of The Week:
    Why are some small business Blue Shield contract holders getting a small rebate relative to the total premium amount they paid in 2015?

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October 20, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California: 2016 Small Business Online Roadshow News
  • UnitedHealthcare Price Advantage – Small Group
  • SVAHU Market Leaders Insight
  • Questions of The Week:
    What are the deadlines for filing and furnishing Forms 1094-C and 1095-C?

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October 11, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare:
    – Sales Bonus
    – Webinar: Q4 and More with UHC
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Claremont Chosen as Statewide General Agency
  • Question of The Week:
    What should employers do with the Medical Loss Ratio rebates received from the carrier?

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October 5, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California:
    – Small Business News for Q4-2016 and 2017
    – Avoid New Group Application Delays
  • UnitedHealthcare No-Cost COBRA, FSA and POP Plans
  • Delta Dental Extended Rate Pass for December Effective Dates
  • Assembly Bill (AB) 72 – No More Surprise Medical Bills
  • 2016 HR, Benefits, & Payroll Technology Survey
  • Questions of The Week:
    Where do individuals get the IRS forms to show that they had qualifying health care coverage and thus have complied with the Individual Mandate?

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September 27, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Q4 and More with UHC
  • 2016 HR, Benefits and Payroll Technology Survey
    Get Valuable Employer Insights to Increase Sales
  • Question of The Week:
    Which employers are subject to the San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance?

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September 22, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Q4 Sales Bonus
  • Leverage TriNet’s HR Solutions for Q4 Renewals
  • Covered California for Small Business Exciting Network Enhancement Coming Q1-2017
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Incentive Program
  • Remembering Rose Pak – Chinese American Community Leader
  • Question of The Week:
    Who is required to file and furnish Forms 1094-C and 1095-C?

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September 16, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Q4 Sales Bonus
  • Covered California for Small Business Exciting Network Enhancement Coming Q1-2017
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Incentive Program
  • Blue Shield of California 2016 Small Business Online Roadshow
  • Assembly Bill 1305 – Aggregate and Embedded Deductibles
  • September 21, 2016 GGAHU Sales Symposium
    Election 2016 and The Future of Brokers
  • Question of The Week:
    How do the waiting period rules apply to rehires?

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September 9, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare = Exceptional Value
  • Blue Shield of California 2016 Small Business Online Roadshow
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Incentive Program
  • Blue Shield of California Q4 Renewal Tips
  • Question of The Week:
    I’ve been told that Covered California for Small Business is an option only for employers eligible for the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit. Is this correct?

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September 2, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California 2016 Small Business Online Roadshow
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Incentive Program
  • Covered California for Small Business Agent Agreement Amendment
  • EaseCentral Complimentary ACA 1094-C/1095-C Reporting
  • Question of The Week:
    If an individual buys insurance for less than the full year, e.g. only 3 months out of the 12 months, will the individual be subject to the individual mandate penalty?

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August 26, 2016


  • Maximize Sales with Our Q4-2016 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans – Broad and Narrow Network Reports
  • September 21, 2016 GGAHU Sales Symposium
    Election 2016 and The Future of Brokers
  • September 22, 2016 NCAHU Educational Symposium
  • Question of The Week:
    What coverage is available for out-of-state employees through Covered California for Small Business?

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August 18, 2016


  • SVAHU September 20 Speaker Series:
    Technology, Legislation, and Insights
  • Blue Shield of California:
    Reminder: New Commission Requirements
  • Delta Dental: Another Rate Pass for Small Groups
  • Question of the Week:
    Are employer premiums paid toward dependent coverage included in the calculation for the small business tax credit? Is the employer required to pay at least 50% of dependent coverage to be eligible to claim the credit?

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August 11, 2016


  • Maximize Sales with Our Q4-2016 Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans – Broad and Narrow Network Reports
  • Blue Shield of California:
    Relaxed Participation Extended Through December 31, 2016
  • Question of The Week:
    If an applicable large employer offers health coverage that is affordable and that provides minimum value to its full-time employees and offers health coverage to the dependents of those employees, will it be subject to a penalty if some of its employees don’t enroll in the coverage and purchase health insurance through Covered California, or if some of its employees enroll in Medicare or Medicaid?

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August 5, 2016


  • Delta Dental: Another Rate Pass for Small Groups
  • Save Big by Moving Anthem Groups to Blue Shield
  • Claremont Has Moved!
  • Question of The Week:
    Can an employer have different contribution levels or waiting periods for managers and supervisors?

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July 29, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California:
    Early Renew Now to Lock in Lower Rates!
  • PRISM: New Reports to Quickly Compare Carriers and Plans
  • Claremont is Moving!
  • Question of The Week:
    Does the HCSO require employers that already provide health insurance to their employees to spend more money on their employees?

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July 21, 2016


Blue Shield of California:

  • Early Renew Now to Lock in Lower Rates!
  • Q4 Small Business Options
  • New Commission Requirements

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July 8, 2016


  • US Court of Appeals: Ok to Buy Standalone Fixed Indemnity Plans
  • Blue Shield of California: Simplify Business with “No More DE9C’s”
  • UnitedHealthcare = Exceptional Value
  • MetLife: New Multi-Product Advantage Program
  • PRISM: More Quoting Enhancements

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June 30, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California: Simplify Business with “No More DE9C’s”
  • UnitedHealthcare = Exceptional Value
  • MetLife: New Multi-Product Advantage Program
  • PRISM: More Quoting Enhancements

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June 17, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare: Support for Everyone Affected by Orlando’s Shooting

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June 10, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare to Exit Covered California
  • Blue Shield of California Ancillary Coverage Advantages
  • Maximize Sales with Our New and Improved Top 20 Lowest Cost Medical Plans Reports (Q3-2016)

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June 2, 2016


  • Lowest Cost Medical Plans Q3-2016
    New Broad and Narrow Network Reports

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May 31, 2016


  • Charity Golf Tournament – SVAHU and WEBi

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May 25, 2016


  • Charity Golf Tournament – SVAHU and WEBi

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May 24, 2016


  • Lowest Cost Medical Plans Q3-2016
    New Broad and Narrow Network Reports

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May 20, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California Broker Commission Update
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    SHOPWorks FREE Customizable Postcard Promotions
  • UnitedHealthcare Q3-2016 Sales Bonus

View this Broker Update

May 12, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates
  • Blue Shield of California New Broker Commission Structure
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Solutions for Health Net Groups with Out-of-State (OOS) Employees
  • PRISM: Additional Quoting Enhancements Released

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May 5, 2016


  • PRISM Quoting Enhancements
  • Blue Shield of California MGA and RCC Form Revisions
  • Complimentary EaseCentral ACA 1094-C/1095-C Reporting

View this Broker Update

April 28, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Q3-2016 Sales Bonus
  • UnitedHealthcare Q3-2016 Small Group Rate Pass and Updates
  • ACEC Life/Health Trust: Large Group Pricing and Benefits for Small Groups (2+)
  • Quick Poll: Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions to
    Help Employers Manage and Automate Benefits?

View this Broker Update

April 20, 2016


  • Blue Shield: Q3-2016 Small Group Rate Pass and Updates
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates
  • Maximize Sales by Offering The Lowest Priced Medical Plans

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April 8, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California Ancillary Coverage Advantages
  • Blue Shield of California and Covered California for Small Business
    Premium Payment Policy Updates
  • Complimentary EaseCentral ACA 1094-C/1095-C Reporting

 

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March 31, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California: Small Business Market Updates
  • UnitedHealthcare: Q3-2016 Small Group Rate Pass and Updates
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    The Multi-Carrier Employee-Only Coverage Solution

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March 24, 2016


  • SB 125: New Method for Determining Group Size
  • Blue Shield of California: Updated Small Group (1-100) Benefit Summaries
  • Maximize Sales by Offering The Lowest Priced Medical Plans

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March 17, 2016


  • Complimentary EaseCentral ACA 1094-C/1095-C Reporting
  • Maximize Sales by Offering The Lowest Priced Medical Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates

View this Broker Update

March 10, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California:
    Relaxed Participation Promotion Extended
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates
  • Quick Poll: Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions to
    Help Employers Manage and Automate Benefits?

View this Broker Update

March 3, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare
    • New Q2-2016 Sales Bonus
    • Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates
  • Blue Shield of California
    • Relaxed Participation Promotion Extended
    • Silver Full PPO Savings Plan Changes
    • Determining Group Size (SB 125)
  • Quick Poll: Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions to
    Help Employers Manage and Automate Benefits?

View this Broker Update

February 26, 2016


  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: 2016 Small Business Updates
  • Blue Shield of California: Renewal Month Change Option
  • Delta Dental: Classic Plans Increase Orthodontic Maximum
  • Quick Poll: Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions to
    Help Employers Manage and Automate Benefits?

View this Broker Update

February 22, 2016


  • Covered California for Small Business:
    The Multi-Carrier Employee-Only Coverage Solution
  • Choice Builder: Q2-2016 Rate Pass and Updates
  • Controlled and Affiliated Service Groups – How to Determine ALE Status
  • Quick Poll: Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions to
    Help Employers Manage and Automate Benefits?

View this Broker Update

February 12, 2016


  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Boost Sales with Full Network PPO and HMO Plans
  • Blue Shield of California:
    New Fillable PDF Forms Make Applications Easier
  • UnitedHealthcare:
    Offer Substantial Savings to Small Groups with Bundled Benefits
  • Reliance Standard SmartChoice® Critical Illness and Accident Insurance Added

View this Broker Update

January 29, 2016


  • Are Your Clients Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) with Employee-Only Coverage?
  • Webinar: ACA Large Employer Mandate Compliance
  • Q2-2016 Small Group Rate Pass and Updates:
    – Blue Shield of California
    – UnitedHealthcare
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Health Net Plans Discontinue Out-of-State Coverage
  • Delta Dental: Classic Plans Increase Orthodontic Maximum
  • UnitedHealthcare’s ACEC Life/Health Trust:
    Large Group Pricing and Benefits for Your Small Groups (2+)

View this Broker Update

January 14, 2016


  • Blue Shield of California:
    Four New Small Group (1-100) Medical Plans
  • Covered California for Small Business:
    Are You Capitalizing on The Health Care Tax Credit?
  • Quick Poll:
    Will You Be Providing Technology Solutions
    To Help Clients Automate and Manage Benefits?
  • Claremont’s Holiday Contest
    “Mark Your Mug!” Contest Winners

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January 8, 2016


  • IRS Extends Deadline for Filing Forms 1095-B and 1095-C
  • Reliance Standard: Two RSL SmartChoice® Small Business
    Solutions Released
  • Offer The Lowest Priced Q1-2016 Medical Plans
  • Congress Passes Cadillac/Excise Tax Delay

View this Broker Update

December 23, 2015


  • Blue Shield of California
    New Small Group (1-100) Medical Plans for Q1
  • Congress Passes Cadillac/Excise Tax Delay
  • Claremont’s Holiday Office Hours
View this Broker Update

December 17, 2015


  • Blue Shield of California:
    Only 2 Days to Submit Small Group (1-50) Applications for December
  • Assembly Bill (AB) 1305 and 2016 Carrier Products
  • Discover The Lowest Priced Q1-2016 Medical Plans
  • Quick Poll: Will You Provide Technology Solutions?
View this Broker Update

December 3, 2015


  • Don’t Miss The Special Enrollment Period (SEP) Deadlines for January Coverage
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Medical Plans – Small Group (1-100)
  • MetLife – Small Business Multi-Product Advantage: Your Clients Save and You Earn More
View this Broker Update

November 20, 2015


  • BREAKING NEWS! Small Group (1-50) Application Deadline Extended
  • Covered California for Small Business – Small Group (1-50) Application Deadline for December Extended
  • Capitalize on Choice Builder’s 2016 Benefits
  • Controlled and Affiliated Service Groups – Determining ALE Status
  • Claremont’s Holiday Office Hours
View this Broker Update

November 13, 2015


  • Only 6 Days Until New Group Application Deadlines Start
  • Leverage The Benefits of UnitedHealthcare’s Small Group (1-100) Plans
  • The Importance of Worker Classification and The Large Employer Mandate
  • Are Your Kaiser-Heavy Groups Looking for Dual-Carrier Coverage with NO Participation Requirements?
View this Broker Update

November 5, 2015


  • Only 12 Days Until New Group Application Deadlines Start
  • Excluding Veterans From The ALE Determination
  • Take Advantage of The Small Group Special Enrollment Period (SEP)
  • Covered California for Small Business SHOPWorks FREE Customizable Postcard Promotions – New Choices!
  • UnitedHealthcare – Offer Significant Savings to Small Groups by Bundling Benefits
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Agreement Distributed
View this Broker Update

October 29, 2015


  • Only 17 Days Until New Group Application Deadlines Start
  • Confused About EHB, MEC and MV?
  • Present The Unique Advantages of Covered California for Small Business to Grandmothered Groups Now
  • Top 10 Reasons to Sell Delta Dental PPO
  • 2016 Broker Commission Schedules Now Available
  • Covered California for Small Business New Agent Agreement Released
View this Broker Update

October 15, 2015


  • Take Advantage of The Small Group Special Enrollment Period (SEP)
  • Present Covered California for Small Business to Grandmothered Groups Now
  • The PACE Act and What It Means
  • Are You Prepared to Explain The Premium Changes to Groups Moving into ACA-Compliant Plans?
View this Broker Update

October 1, 2015


  • UnitedHealthcare Q4 Sales Bonus – Get Up to $100 For Each Enrolled Employee
  • Covered California for Small Business New Marketing and Sales Tools for Agents
  • SVAHU – October 22 Meeting, Covered California Market Updates
  • Blue Shield of California Q1-2016 Four New Small Group Plans Added
View this Broker Update

September 17, 2015


  • Blue Shield of California Small Business Online Roadshow
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Small Group Sales Updates
  • Webinar: Covered California for Small Business
    New Campaigns and Resources for Agents
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
  • Price Protection Continues into Q4 with Covered California for Small Business
View this Broker Update

September 11, 2015


  • Blue Shield of California Small Business Online Roadshow
  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Small Group Sales Updates
  • Webinar: Covered California for Small Business
    New Campaigns and Resources for Agents
  • SVAHU’s “Trending Now, Evolution in the Marketplace”
    Rescheduled to September 22
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
  • Review December Renewals Today
  • Price Protection Continues into Q4 with Covered California for Small Business
  • CAHU’s Health Care Summit & Expo “Modern Agent” September 29 and 30
View this Broker Update

September 3, 2015


  • Review December Renewals Today
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
  • Price Protection Continues into Q4 with Covered California for Small Business
  • CAHU’s Health Care Summit & Expo “Modern Agent” September 29 and 30
  • SVAHU’s “Trending Now, Evolution in the Marketplace” Rescheduled to September 22
  • Blue Shield of California OneSpot Launch is Canceled
View this Broker Update

August 6, 2015


  • Your ACA-Compliant Census Made Easy
  • Q4 Carrier Rates Are Available Now Start Your Proposals Early
  • UnitedHealthcare New Q4 Sales Bonus
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July 23, 2015


  • Carriers Now Accepting Applications for Coverage Effective in Q4
  • UnitedHealthcare Wage and Tax Reports Are Not Required with Applications for 10+ Eligible Employees
View this Broker Update

July 8, 2015


  • The Supreme Court Upholds Premium Tax Credits on the
    Federal Exchange in the King v. Burwell Case
  • Big Changes in 2016 for Counting Group Size
  • Blue Shield of California: Grandmothered Plans Will Be Withdrawn This Year
  • Blue Shield of California Small Business Groups Transition to OneSpot
    from Employer Connection Plus
View this Broker Update

June 17, 2015


  • ACEC – Get Large Group Benefits and Pricing for Your Small Groups
  • UnitedHealthcare Announces Q4 Small Group Rate Pass
  • Pediatric Dental Flexibility and Savings
View this Broker Update

May 21, 2015


  • UnitedHealthcare Offers New Q3 Sales Bonus
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
  • Claremont is Proud to Sponsor The WEBI Golf Tournament June 15
  • Successful SVAHU Golf Tournament Fundraiser
View this Broker Update

May 7, 2015


  • Win FREE Telemarketing from Covered California for Small Business
  • Save Time Quoting Your Blue Shield Small Group Renewals
  • Offer UnitedHealthcare’s NowClinic Online Care Benefits
  • Claremont is Proud to Sponsor The SVAHU Golf Tournament May 18
  • Claremont — a Proud Sponsor of The GGAHU Golf Tournament May 4
View this Broker Update

April 24, 2015


  • Prepare Now For Your Upcoming ACA Plan Renewals
  • Prescription Drug Benefits – Simple Guides For Your Small Groups
  • New Covered California Branding and Advertising For SHOP
  • Claremont is Proud to Sponsor The WEBI Golf Tournament June 15
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April 10, 2015


  • UnitedHealthcare Announces Q3 Small Group Rate Pass
  • Covered California – New Learning Management System Launched
  • Claremont is Proud to Sponsor The SVAHU Golf Tournament May 18
  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
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April 2, 2015


  • Quickly and Easily Compare The Lowest Cost Healthcare Plans
  • Covered California SHOP – Gain New Leads with FREE Customizable Postcards
  • How to Administer SHOP Group Enrollment Changes
  • Blue Shield of California Cal-COBRA Small Group Guidelines
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March 26, 2015


  • Experience Covered California SHOP Price Protection
  • How to Protect Yourself From an Errors and Omissions (E&O) Claim
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March 12, 2015


  • UnitedHealthcare Webinar: Small Business Plan Updates
  • Updated: Impermissible Reimbursement Risks and Compliance Solutions For Your Clients and Prospects
  • Silicon Valley Association of Health Underwriters April 23 Innovators Meeting
  • Covered California Agents with Incomplete Voter Registration Training Will Be Decertified
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February 27, 2015


  • Blue Shield of California Launches New Mobile Website and Mobile Apps
  • Covered California is Offering a Special Enrollment Opportunity For Consumers to Minimize Their Tax Penalty
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February 20, 2015


  • Possible Service Disruption for Health Net Members in Covered California
  • Anthem Cyber Attack – How It May Impact Your Clients
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January 30, 2015


  • Breaking News: Blue Shield and Sutter Health Sign a New Contract
  • Maintain Your Covered California Agent Certification
  • Understand IRS Tax Form 1095-A
  • Blue Shield Q2 Rate Pass, April 1 renewals, New Plan Names
  • Gain Business – Enhance Your SHOP Sales Pitch
    The Tax Credit Works
    Easily Compare Lowest Cost Plans by Region
  • SHOPWorks Free Postcard Promotion Extended
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January 23, 2015


  • Understand IRS Tax Form 1095-A
  • SVAHU Sales Expo January 29, 2015
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January 16, 2015


  • Gain Business – Enhance Your SHOP Sales Pitch
    The Tax Credit Works
    Easily Compare Low Cost Plans
  • SHOPWorks Free Postcard Promotion Extended
  • Quote SHOP and Win Free Telemarketing
  • UnitedHealthcare’s Vision and Dental Plans Rank Highest in J.D. Power Report
  • Understand IRS Tax Form 1095-A
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Questions?
Contact the small group experts at 800.696.4543 or info@claremontcompanies.com.

 

 

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