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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.


2019 Small Business Dental Plan Updates

Offer your clients more options and lower costs with Blue Shield's high-quality dental benefits and earn a broker bonus. What's more, dental coverage is available with or without Blue Shield medical coverage.


  • 25 new dental plan choices.
  • 10% discount applies to dental and/or vision premium when these lines are added to new or existing medical groups.*
  • Simplified administration — one bill, one renewal, and the online Employer Connection portal.
  • 2-year rate guarantee for budget planning.
  • Wellness program discounts.
  • Over 45,000 dental providers — one of the largest networks in California.

Broker Bonus Program
Enroll members in a dental, vision, and/or life plan in 2019 and earn $10 per net new member.

*Get all the 2019 Blue Shield small business updates and resources.

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Dental Benefits That Don't End at The Annual Maximum 

Offer the plans that cover dental care needs even after the member reaches the annual plan maximum. Humana Extended Annual Maximum provides 30% coinsurance on all services after the member reaches the plan’s annual maximum benefit.

  • There's no cap on the dollars paid in a year.
  • Included at no additional cost to the employer on PPO plans for groups of 2 or more.
  • Unlike rollover plans, the member does not have to wait. The benefit begins as soon as plan annual maximum is reached.
  • Applies to in-network or out-of-network-provider services.

Discover how Humana's Extended Annal Maximum works.

How It Works

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With our convenient FAQs, quickly find answers about the ACA, Covered California for Small Business, the San Francisco Ordinance and, in the General section, managing your agency during times of change.

Blue Shield of CA:
2019 Small Business
Dental Plan Updates
Humana: Dental 
Benefits That Don't End
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Claremont Insurance Services
1000 Burnett Avenue, Suite 440, Concord, CA 94520
800.696.4543, License: 0B33256

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