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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.

Healthcare Reform Update

Late last year there were two consequential federal healthcare reform decisions: the repeal of multiple ACA taxes and the court's affirmation that the Individual Mandate was unconstitutional.

Learn how these decisions may impact California employers and get the resources to advise your clients.

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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.

Contact us for assistance with your January groups.

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MetLife Report

As benefit needs and solutions evolve, one thing remains constant – employers recognize the need for expert guidance in addition to cost savings from their benefits brokers. Employers also expect their brokers to advise them on innovative benefits and upcoming trends, administration solutions, and regulatory and compliance issues.

MetLife's report, Examining Strategic Benefit Trends: What Employers and Employees Expect — and How Brokers can Deliver, provides insights from their 17th annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study to help brokers tailor their strategies based on employer and employee expectations across company sizes, industry types, and generations.

Inside the report you'll learn:

  • What expertise employers want from their brokers.
  • How company size impacts expectations.
  • Strategies to control (or manage) benefits costs.
  • How understanding and addressing employee perceptions helps employers achieve their objectives.
  • Which emerging benefits trends to watch.

Download the report for insights, guidance, and expertise to share with your clients and prospects. Contact us today to develop tailored benefits solutions for your groups.

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Trends in Employer Health Care Coverage, 2008-2018
Commonwealth Fund Report: Trends in Employer
Health Care Coverage, 2008 - 2018

A recent Commonwealth Fund Report, analyzing employer-sponsored health plans, provides insights that can help brokers answer clients’ questions about the ongoing trend in increased premiums, deductibles, and out-of-pocket spending. Access the report to learn more.

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Healthcare Reform:
Major Healthcare
Reform Decisions:
Tax Eliminated,
Individual Mandate
Deemed Unconstitutional
Carriers Extend

January Submission
MetLife Report:
What Employers and
Employees Expect -
and How Brokers
Can Deliver
Commonwealth Fund
Report: Trends in
Employer Healthcare
Coverage, 2008 - 2018

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Healthcare Reform
Knowledge Center

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January 8
• Application Deadline:
  - Beam Dental
  - Principal

January 9
• IEAHU Lunch & CE
January 14
• OCAHU Lunch
• VCAHU Lunch

January 16
• SDAHU Annual
  Sales Expo

January 30
• Application Deadline:
  - UnitedHealthcare
• GGAHU Legislative

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

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

February 13
• IEAHU Lunch & CE
February 19
• GGAHU Ethics

February 21
• SDAHU Annual 
  Corn Hole
  Tournament and
  Beer Tasting

March 10
• IEAHU 29th Annual 
• OCAHU Lunch

March 25
• CAHU Women's
  Leadership Summit 

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