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HR Resources from Claremont’s Trusted Partners, Industry News,

HR Resources from Claremont’s Trusted Partners

For clients that need assistance resolving HR issues, offer the expertise of our trusted HR partners Mammoth HR and HR Service, Inc.

Mammoth HR (with … read more

Carrier Travel Assistance Programs, Industry News,

Carrier Travel Assistance Programs

Most of your clients’ employees are currently sheltering-in-place. But some employees may still be traveling for work under the “essential business” … read more

10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Coronavirus, Industry News,

10 Answers for Employers Navigating the Coronavirus

To answer a growing number of employer questions about the Coronavirus, manage the unprecedented challenges, and adapt to the circumstances ahead, … read more

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Benefits to Recruit Top Talent, Industry News,

How Small Businesses Can Leverage Benefits to Recruit Top Talent

With today’s tight labor market and record-low unemployment numbers, job candidates have a lot of attractive work opportunities to choose … read more

Ease 2020 SMB Benefits and Employee Insights Report, Industry News,

Ease 2020 SMB Benefits and Employee Insights Report

According to the recently released Ease Report, businesses are coping with premium increases by looking for ways to control costs and … read more

Covered California Enrollment Grows to 1.5 Million, Industry News,

Covered California Enrollment Grows to 1.5 Million

After instituting two key policies designed to help and encourage more people to become insured, Covered California enrollment grew 1.6% to … read more

Work Perks Job Seekers Really Want, Industry News,

Work Perks Job Seekers Really Want

For employees, generous paid time off and flexibility matter more than other possible perks — and, in some cases, even money, … read more

Kaiser Permanente Bets on Smartwatches to Lower Costs, Industry News,

Kaiser Permanente Bets on Smartwatches to Lower Costs

Kaiser Permanente is expanding a remote rehab program in which patients recovering from a cardiac event wear smartwatches to track whether … read more

Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: No Improvement in Health Outcomes, Industry News,

Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions: No Improvement in Health Outcomes

Hospital consolidations have long been associated with increased healthcare costs for patients. But a new study has found that the quality … read more

Trends in Employer Health Care Coverage, 2008–2018, Industry News,

Trends in Employer Health Care Coverage, 2008–2018

A recent Commonwealth Fund Report, that analyzes employer-sponsored health plans, provides insights that can help brokers answer clients’ questions about the … read more

Ease Webinar – Active vs Passive Enrollment: Active Wins, Industry News,

Ease Webinar – Active vs Passive Enrollment: Active Wins

Join Ease CEO David Reid on Tuesday, December 17 at 11:30 am PT, as he shares tips on how you can … read more

Biggest SMB Business Constraint: Hiring The Right Talent [Salesforce Report], Industry News,

Biggest SMB Business Constraint: Hiring The Right Talent [Salesforce Report]

Salesforce’s “Small & Medium Business Trends Report” surveyed over 2,000+ small and medium business (SMB) owners and leaders to uncover their … read more

2019 Small Group Market Trends, Industry News,

2019 Small Group Market Trends

Gain insights into the most important small group market trends and get tips for growing your book of business with the … read more

Broker Commission Schedules by Carrier

Click on the carriers below to view their commission schedule for 2017:

  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Covered California for Small … read more
Starting Jan 1, 2020: California Individual Health Care Mandate, Industry News,

Starting Jan 1, 2020: California Individual Health Care Mandate

The California Minimum Essential Coverage Individual Mandate takes effect on January 1, 2020. As you may recall, the federal individual mandate … read more

Take Advantage of The Small Group Special Enrollment Period

The ACA mandated small group market Special Enrollment Period (SEP)¹ will begin shortly². Under the SEP, small employers are exempt … read more

Governor Newsom Signs AB5: Major Changes to Employee or Independent Contractor Status, Industry News,

Governor Newsom Signs AB5: Major Changes to Employee or Independent Contractor Status

Last week Governor Newsom signed AB5. Taking effect on January 1, 2020, AB5 makes major changes to how California employers can … read more

Save $1,080 on a New Ease Subscription Until September 20th, Industry News,

Save $1,080 on a New Ease Subscription Until September 20th

As a Claremont client, you’re eligible to save $1,080 on the first year of your Ease annual subscription. The last day … read more

SVAHU Sales Expo, Industry News,

SVAHU Sales Expo

Attend the exciting and informative SVAHU Sales Expo to meet with industry leaders and learn about the tools, technologies, and legislative … read more

Ease Webinar: Modernize Your Business With Ease Marketplace, Industry News,

Ease Webinar: Modernize Your Business With Ease Marketplace

Join Ease CEO David Reid on Wednesday, August 28 at 10:00 am PT as he hosts their new broker marketplace … read more

Heartland – Reputable, Syncs with Ease, Not Competitive with Brokers, Industry News,

Heartland – Reputable, Syncs with Ease, Not Competitive with Brokers

A proven leader in human resources administration, tax credit solutions reporting, compliance, recruiting and more, Heartland’s hassle-free customizable payroll and HR … read more

Measles Vaccination Coverage, Industry News,

Measles Vaccination Coverage

The nation’s worst measles outbreak in 25 years has reached California, with recent cases reported in San Francisco, San Mateo and … read more

Final Days to Save Up to 30% on New Ease Subscriptions, Industry News,

Final Days to Save Up to 30% on New Ease Subscriptions

Don’t miss out on saving up to 30% on the first year of your Ease annual subscription through Claremont. The last … read more

Ease Announces Heartland Payroll Integration, Industry News,

Ease Announces Heartland Payroll Integration

Ease recently announced its integration with Heartland, a leader in human resources administration, tax reporting, compliance and more.

  • This integration eliminates duplicate … read more
Ease Innovation Conference EIC19, Industry News,

Ease Innovation Conference EIC19

Meet us at the GA Quick Connect at the Ease Innovation Conference (EIC19) in Las Vegas next week. Learn about our … read more

Ease Adds Beam Dental Connection, Industry News,

Ease Adds Beam Dental Connection

Ease has partnered with Beam Dental, the nation’s leader in innovative dental benefits. This connection is part of EaseConnect+ and allows … read more

IRS Increases 2020 HSA Contribution Limits, Industry News,

IRS Increases 2020 HSA Contribution Limits

On May 28, 2019, the IRS announced Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution limits for 2020 will rise modestly, per Revenue Procedure … read more

CAHU Capitol Summit Update, Industry News,

CAHU Capitol Summit Update

In a presentation to benefits brokers on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, California Department of Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara said that his … read more

Ease Innovation Conference, Industry News,

Ease Innovation Conference

We’re excited to attend the Ease Innovation Conference (EIC19), at the beautiful Encore at Wynn hotel in Las Vegas, … read more

National Small Business Week, Industry News,

National Small Business Week

Celebrated for more than 50 years, National Small Business Week recognizes the contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners.

During National … read more

Recruiting Insights from LinkedIn, Industry News,

Recruiting Insights from LinkedIn

With today’s tight labor market and fierce competition, employers must take a more strategic approach to employee benefits in order … read more

EaseCentral Revamps Interface and Becomes Ease, Industry News,

EaseCentral Revamps Interface and Becomes Ease

This March, EaseCentral will be renamed Ease. Along with this change comes enhancements to their user interface and workflows, including smoother employee … read more

Introduce The Advantages of Online Enrollment to Your Clients, Industry News,

Introduce The Advantages of Online Enrollment to Your Clients

Join EaseCentral’s Marketing Office Hours for help introducing your group clients to the benefits of online enrollment. Whether you offer online enrollment via our … read more

Proposal Enhancements: Dental and Vision Contribution Worksheets, Industry News,

Proposal Enhancements: Dental and Vision Contribution Worksheets

You’ll find several new features that improve the quoting process when you log into PRISM (our no-cost) quote service, or work … read more

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting Webinars, Industry News,

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Reporting Webinars

The first ACA reporting deadline for ALEs is less than three months away. To help you and your groups prepare, EaseCentral … read more

Market Information and Resources, Industry News,

Market Information and Resources

To stay updated and keep your clients informed as we approach Q4, here’s a curated list of market resources:

  • Recent California Exchange-Related … read more
HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form I-9: Keys to Compliance, Industry News,

HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form I-9: Keys to Compliance

Ensure your clients know about the updated Form 1-9, released November 14, 2016, and how to avoid compliance penalties.

Watch this recorded … read more

HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form 1095-C: Who Completes What?, Industry News,

HR AnswerLink Webinar — Form 1095-C: Who Completes What?

Are your clients asking about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and their compliance obligations? While repeal, replace, and repair efforts are … read more

HR AnswerLink Webinar: HR Trending Topics, Industry News,

HR AnswerLink Webinar: HR Trending Topics

Understand the most pressing HR issues facing employers now and in the next few years by watching the HR AnswerLink recorded … read more

SVAHU September 20 Speaker Series Event Recordings

Technology, Legislation and Insights for Silicon Valley’s Health and Benefits Professionals

If you were unable to attend the SVAHU September 20th event, … read more

AB 72 – No More Surprise Medical Bills, Industry News,

AB 72 – No More Surprise Medical Bills

On September 23, 2016, Governor Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 72, a bill that protects consumers from surprise medical … read more

2016 HR, Benefits & Payroll Technology Survey, Industry News,

2016 HR, Benefits & Payroll Technology Survey

Get Valuable Employer Insights to Increase Sales

How well do you know the technology needs of your prospects and clients? Are they actively … read more

Leverage TriNet’s HR Solutions for Q4 Renewals, Industry News,

Leverage TriNet’s HR Solutions for Q4 Renewals

Are you looking for additional revenue and new ways to grow your business? Take advantage of TriNet’s high-value broker-friendly HR solutions that … read more

AB 1305 and 2016 Carrier Product Portfolios, Industry News,

AB 1305 and 2016 Carrier Product Portfolios

At the end of 2015, a number of carriers announced that they will be removing certain plans from their 2016 product … read more

New Reports to Quickly Compare Carriers and Plans, Industry News,

New Reports to Quickly Compare Carriers and Plans

To accelerate and improve the quoting process, new reporting features have been added that will help you quickly shop carriers and … read more

More PRISM Enhancements, Industry News,

More PRISM Enhancements

To streamline the quoting process and provide a better experience, several new features and improvements have been added. The next time … read more

PRISM Enhancements, Industry News,

PRISM Enhancements

You will find several new features that improve and simplify the quoting process the next time you log into PRISM (our … read more

Prescription Drug Benefits – Simple Guides For Your Small Business Groups

Are you getting more questions from your small business prospects and clients about their prescription drug benefits?

No wonder: about half of … read more

3 Steps to Protect Yourself from an Errors and Omissions Claim

As brokers and agents, you are familiar with the provisions of ERISA, HIPAA and other long-standing regulations that affect your business. … read more

 

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