Claremont Insurance Services

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MetLife Report

Do your clients' employees struggle with unexpected out-of-pocket expenses, stress, and loss of productivity due to common legal issues?

Offer them affordable legal coverage that adds value to the groups' benefits program, relieves employees' financial and legal concerns, and increases productivity.

MetLaw's Group Legal Plans:

  • Cover frequently used legal services, like wills and trusts, identify theft, rental issues, and estate planning.
  • No waiting periods, usage limits, copays, deductibles, or claim forms.
  • Give access to top attorneys in person, by phone, email or mobile app.
  • Are available as an ER-paid and EE-paid voluntary product.
  • Only need one enrolling employee for voluntary product.
  • Offer a monthly premium that translates to less than $1/day.
  • Group may earn 5% off dental rates when they also purchase MetLaw with at least one enrollee.

5% discount on dental rates available with MetLaw and Claremont. Get the details.

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Kaiser Permanente Bets on Smart Watchs to Lower Costs

Kaiser Permanente is expanding a remote rehab program in which patients recovering from a cardiac event wear smartwatches to track whether they are exercising and taking their medication.

Tad Funahashi, Kaiser Permanente’s chief innovation and transformation officer for Southern California, discussed the virtual rehab program at CES in Las Vegas earlier this month.

Read the Wall Street Journal review of the Kaiser program to learn more.

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Several carriers have extended their submission deadlines for January new business.

Extended Deadlines for January 1, 2020 Effective Date:

  • Blue Shield of CA - January 31, 2020.
  • Covered California for Small Business - January 15, 2020.
  • UnitedHealthcare - January 30, 2020 (for CA situs groups only).

Contact us for assistance with your January groups.

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MetLaw from MetLife:
Legal Group Plans
Kaiser Permanente

Bets on Smartwatches
to Lower Costs
Carriers Extend

January Submission

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Healthcare Reform
Knowledge Center

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January 23
• Application Deadline:
  - Covered California 
    for Small Business

January 24
• Application Deadline:
  - Chinese Community 
    Health Plan

January 28
• CAHU 2019 Legislative
  Recap Webinar

January 30
• Application Deadline:
  - UnitedHealthcare
• GGAHU Legislative

January 31
• Application Deadline:
  - Blue Shield of CA
  - Reliance Standard
• SAHU Crab Feed

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

February 6
• Application Deadline:
  - MetLife

February 7
• Application Deadline:
  - Choice Builder
  - Principal

February 11
• VCAHU - Charity,
  Cannabis & Corn Hole

February 13
• IEAHU Lunch & CE

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Claremont Insurance Services
1000 Burnett Avenue, Suite 440, Concord, CA 94520
800.696.4543, License: 0B33256

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