Claremont Insurance Services

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We're excited to welcome Karlee Navarro to our team. As one of our senior Broker Service Representatives, she will be assisting clients and our internal team with a wide range of services, including strategizing on best solutions, overseeing proposal creation, application review and enrollment support.

Karlee brings over 12 years of experience in human resources and employee benefits with most of that time spent serving employer-clients while working at independent brokerages. “Karlee understands and can respond superbly to the unique demands of brokers and agents as they look to grow or protect their books of business,” said Ken Ruotolo, Claremont’s Chief Operating Officer. Learn more.

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Blue Shield of CA

Are your small business clients looking for the choice, quality, and flexibility of a PPO plan but with lower rates? Offer them Blue Shield’s Tandem PPO plans – all the benefits associated with a regular PPO plan – without the higher premium.

Q4 Premium Savings
10%+ premium savings vs full PPO plans in most San Francisco Bay Area counties. View the network discount by rating region.

Comprehensive Benefits, Programs, and Services

  • $0 Teladoc virtual care visits 24/7.
  • $0 cost share for the first Heal™ on-demand visit, with $0 prescription delivery.
  • Discounted foods through the Healthy Savings® program.
  • And more!

Broker Bonus
Earn an extra $100 for:

  • each enrolled Tandem PPO member in new groups with effective dates September 2020 through January 2021.
  • each newly enrolled Tandem PPO member in groups renewing in September 2020 through January 2021.

Contact us for details on the broker bonus program. Learn more about the Tandem PPO savings and advantages.

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With the continuing uncertainty around COVID-19, businesses are doing their best to reopen and accommodate changing restrictions for conducting business. To help support brokers, employers, and members, Blue Shield has created a Return-to-Work Guide and other resources to help businesses of all sizes and types successfully plan for reopening.

Access Blue Shield's valuable resources and view a short video to learn what they're doing in response to COVID-19.

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Support for CA Wildfire Victims

The numerous wildfires underway throughout California have created catastrophic damage and loss of life, in addition to taking a toll on families and loved ones. To help, Blue Shield, Humana, MetLife, Principal, and UnitedHealthcare are offering support services.

Access the support services and resources. Please pass this information on to anyone you know that has been impacted and needs assistance.

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2021 Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey

Findings from the 2021 Large Employers’ Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey, conducted by Business Group on Health, reveal employer approaches to health care and benefits in the midst of COVID-19, and ways employers are addressing COVID through their benefit plans, programs, and overall workforce strategies. 

Get the key insights that are valuable to large and small employer clients who compete for talent. Learn more.

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Claremont's Labor Day Office Hours 

Our office will be closed on Friday, September 4th and Monday, September 7th in celebration of Labor Day. We'll reopen at 8:00 am on Tuesday, September 8th. Enjoy the long weekend!

Claremont Welcomes
Karlee Navarro
Blue Shield of CA:
• Tandem PPO
  Advantages and Bonus
• Return to Work
Wildfire Response
2021 Large Employers'
Health Care Strategy
and Plan Design Survey

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Healthcare Reform
Knowledge Center

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September 3
• Application Deadline:
  - DeltaCare
  - Delta Dental

September 4
• Application Deadline:
  - Choice Builder
  - Humana
  - MetLife

September 7
• Happy Labor Day!
  Claremont's Office
  Will Be Closed
  September 4 Through
  September 7

September 8
• Application Deadline:
  - Beam Dental
  - Principal
  - UnitedHealthcare

September 9
• Application Deadline:
  - Covered California
    for Small Business

September 14
• All State SAHU Golf

September 15
  Medicare Summit

September 17
• DCAHU Annual
  Medicare Summit

September 30
• Application Deadline:
  - Blue Shield of CA

October 6
• CAHU Summit 
October 10
GGAHU Rock The
  Yacht - Fleet Week
October 29
• VCAHU Webinar Series:
  Get Up, Go and Grow
  (Part 4 of 4)

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

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