IRS Established 2019 HSA Guidelines Below is an overview of the IRS inflation adjusted HSA dollar limits for calendar year 2019 as published in Revenue Procedure 2018-30. Minimum HSA Qualified Health Plan Deductibles for 2019 (no change from 2018): Self-Only Coverage: $1,350 Family Coverage: $2,700 (includes embedded individual deductible on a fami...

Be the first out of the gate with Anthem Q4 rates! Fourth Quarter 2018 Rate Action: Q4 2018 Anthem Rate Action Summary Quarterly Rate Change Statewide Average: PPO: 0.4% HMO: -3.1% Renewal Rate Change Statewide Average – Anthem’s consistent pricing continues: PPO: -1.4% HMO: -3.7% Anthem Q4 rates are released and ready to quote in Health Connec...

Vision Simplified Makes Adding UnitedHealthcare Vision Plans Easy as Pie! Use the Vision Simplified Flyer to help groups choose from UnitedHealthcare’s top selling vision plans. Plans are shown by illustrative metallic tiers to simplify matching vision benefit levels with comparable medical benefit levels. Did you know? UHC Voluntary Vision plans...

Don’t Miss the Boat – Make Sure You’re Certified to Sell CCSB Covered California for Small Business continues to increase in popularity with small group employers. CCSB’s updated online certification program only takes about an hour to complete, making it easy to enhance your portfolio with Covered California’s small group health plans. V...

Stay Ahead of the Game with Blue Shield Blue Shield blazes the trail for smooth Q4 renewals Blue Shield will release October and November 2018 renewals in July and December 2018 renewals in August making it easy for your Blue Shield groups to make renewal decisions well ahead of the fourth quarter rush. Lots of Reasons to Add Blue Shield Specialty ...

The following carriers have released new plans, retired plans and/or updated enrollment forms for new small group business starting with 7/1/2018 effective dates. Please be sure you are using the correct forms for your group enrollments. Anthem has added two new Bronze PPO plan options for new and renewing groups effective 7/1/18 and later, however...

Anthem is making it easier for you to write new business for Q2 and Q3 2018! The following promotions are available for new business with 7/1/18 through 12/15/18 effective dates: NEW Reduced Participation for new Medical business! 25% participation for groups of 5 or more enrolled subscribers 65% participation for groups of 1-4 enrolled subscribers...

Health Net Soars into Q3 with NEW Broker Bonus, UW Promotions, HMO Plan Designs and MORE! New Q3 and Q4 Broker Bonus Program! Earn $100 PER MEMBER for every new Small Business Group sale you make for July 1 to December 15, 2018 effective dates. There is no minimum and no maximum to how much you will earn – no limits! Two New Underwriting Deals fo...