25% Relaxed Participation Extended Through the End of 2019! All small business groups may continue to take advantage of Blue Shield’s relaxed participation guidelines through December 2019. 25% Relaxed Participation Details: Applies to new small group medical small business off-exchange plans and specialty clients with effective dates through Dec...

Now Sell HMO with 6! This new Health Net Underwriting Promotion is effective immediately and runs through the end of 2019. Health Net Underwriting SIMPLIFIED Brochure Sell HMO with 6! For groups offering HMO only: No DE9c, participation attestation, prior carrier bill or waivers required. There is no minimum participation percentage for this packag...

Fly Into Q3 With Blue Shield Third Quarter Rate Action Statewide Averages HMO: 3.8% PPO: 3.3% Overall: 3.4% Renewing Groups Compounded Annual Increase: 2.7% Blue Shield Releases Updated Bronze PPO OffEx Plans for Q3 New Sales and Renewals Earlier this year Blue Shield paused marketing on two new 2019 Off-Exchange Bronze plan designs in order to mak...

Q3 Rate Action and Underwriting News MediExcel 3rd Quarter Rate Action: To ensure coverage stays the most affordable for MediExcel members the planned Q3 rate increases have been withdrawn and instead MediExcel will issue a RATE PASS for Q3. Underwriting Changes Effective July 1, 2019: Minimum participation updates (when sold alongside a CA carrier...

UHC Choice Simplified Packages Redesigned for Q3 UHC released new updated Choice Simplified Packages effective 7/1/2019. There are some significant changes in these packages and as part of RBG’s commitment to our brokers we have outlined the changes below. Q3 Choice Simplified Package Changes Package I No Changes to PPO or HMO plans and networks ...

Rate Action, New Plans, Harmony Network Expansion and More! Q3 Rate Action: Northern California Average HMO: 1.5% PPO/EPO: 3.6% Southern California Average HMO: 1.5% PPO/EPO: 3.0% UHC Announces Harmony Network Expansion to San Diego County Effective 7/1/2019 the Harmony Network will be available in San Diego County (Rating Area 19). Here are some i...

High-quality virtual care solution. Check out the HealthiestYou solutions with RBG! For new business and renewals with 6/1/19 effective dates and beyond, the HealthiestYou Complete Bundle will be available and consist of the following services: Behavioral Health – $0 Consult Fee – Members speak with licensed Psychiatrists/Psychologists/Therapis...

Have a difficult to cover employer group? Check out these solutions with CCSB! Start Up Groups: Start up groups may submit employment offer letters in lieu of 30 days of payroll. Cannabis Groups: Initial binder premium and subsequent premium payments may be made by personal check, money order or cashier’s check. No cash payments allowed. Professi...

You’re Invited! UHC California Broker Advisory Meeting. Learn more about UnitedHealthcare’s new plans and programs to gain insights for success. Experience first-hand the UHC Motion Program, a personalized wellness program that rewards employees’ engagement. Find a session near you and register below. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO Tuesday...