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To keep you current on information critical to your business, below are updates and resources to support your sales and service efforts. To access our full library, visit the News and Industry Perspectives site.

Covered California for Small Business + Kaiser Permanente Bonus

Cost concerns continue to be one of the top health care challenges for small businesses.

Address employers’ cost concerns with the Health Care Tax Credit, which provides employer savings of up to 50% on health care premiums for up to two years. Maximize your clients’ savings by moving to them into a Covered California for Small Business plan this year.

Start by estimating the amount of tax credit your clients can realize. Then use our simple turnkey Health Care Tax Credit Solution to ensure your clients get the most for their healthcare dollars.

Results We've Seen So Far:

  • 75% qualified for the tax credit.
  • Nearly 25% of those purchased coverage after reviewing the tax credit report.
  • $5,800 was the average credit received.

Bring the tax credit value to your clients.

Offer The Health Care Tax Credit Savings


As of January 1, 2020, St. Johns Physicians Partners, with Providence St. Johns Health Center as their partner hospital, has joined the growing list of Trio providers.

This addition is part of the focused expansion in Los Angeles county and doesn't change existing Trio service area zip code coverage.

Get the details and access the updated Find a Doctor listing. 

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Blue Shield of California

In response to the impact of high drug costs on the health of Americans and the overall affordability of healthcare, Blue Shield recently announced a partnership with non-profit Civica Rx to lower the costs of generic medications. 

“Drugs are too expensive for the wrong reasons. Anytime, anywhere a drug is off patent, it’s an opportunity for us to create an alternative and ensure that consumers are not only getting high-quality drugs, but they’re affordable,” commented Paul Markovich, President and CEO, Blue Shield of California.

To learn more, watch this video and read this Washington Post op-ed article.

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Sell more and earn more with Humana's Bundling Bonus, Vision Bonus, and 100+ Dental and Vision Bonus. And leverage their multiline group discounts to help your clients reduce premium costs.

Bundling Bonus (5-99 enrolled)
Sell new specialty lines of coverage with the same employer and initial effective dates between February 1 - July 31, 2020. 

Place stand-alone specialty lines of coverage or add specialty lines of coverage to a new or existing Humana group medical customer, and earn:

  • $500 bonus for dental + vision.
  • $1,000 bonus for dental + vision + life.

Vision Bonus (10+ enrolled) 
Earn $2,000 for 6-10 cases, up to $20,000 for 101+ cases sold, with initial effective dates between January 1 - December 31, 2020. 

100+ Dental and Vision Bonus
Earn a dental and/or vision bonus when you sell 100+ enrolled subscribers with initial effective dates between February 1 - July 31, 2020.

  • Dental - $1,000 bonus for 100-299 enrolled case size, up to $5,000 bonus for 1,000+ enrolled case size.
  • Vision - $250 bonus for 100-299 enrolled case size, up to $1,000 bonus for 1,000+ enrolled case size.
  • Earn both bonuses when selling dental and vision to the same group! 

Multiline Group Discounts
When your groups (2-99 eligible employees) purchase a Humana dental plan, they'll receive a 2% premium discount for each additional product line (vision, basic life or voluntary life) bundled with their dental plan up to 6%.

Contact us today for a Humana quote!

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Are You Capitalizing
on The Health Care
Tax Credit?
Blue Shield of CA:
• St. Johns Joins the
  Trio Network

• Partners with
  Non-Profit Civica Rx
  to Lower Generic
  Drug Costs
Humana 2020 Broker 
Bonuses and Multiline
Group Discounts

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Healthcare Reform
Knowledge Center

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February 5
• Application Deadline:
  - Delta Dental
  - DeltaCare
  - Humana

February 6
• Application Deadline:
  - Blue Shield of CA
  - MetLife

February 7
• Application Deadline:
  - Choice Builder
  - Principal
  - UnitedHealthcare

February 11
• VCAHU - Charity,
  Cannabis, and 
  Corn Hole

February 12
• SBAHU Member Lunch
February 13
• IEAHU Lunch & CE
February 19
• GGAHU Ethics

February 20
• DCAHU Lunch & CE
• LAAHU Easing Into
  2020: Online Enrollment
  Tools to Help Keep and
  Grow Your Business
• SDAHU Lunch Meeting

February 21
• SDAHU Annual 
  Corn Hole
  Tournament and
  Beer Tasting

February 25
• NCAHU Lunch 
February 28
• CCAHU Annual 
  Crab Feed
• OCAHU Business
  Development Summit

March 10
• IEAHU 29th Annual 
• OCAHU Lunch

March 11
• SBAHU Lunch & CE
March 13
• EBPA Employee
  Benefit Summit
• VCAHU Symposium

March 19
• GGAHU Medicare
  Marketing & Retention
• SDAHU Lunch

March 25
• CAHU Women's
  Leadership Summit 

April 20
• OCAHU Take a Swing
  Fore The Cure Charity
  Golf Tournament

April 22
• LAAHU Symposium
April 23
• GGAHU Sales 

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