Small Group quoting is available through September 2018 effective dates Send your quote requests to your RBG Team today! 2018 Third Quarter Rate Action Averages by Carrier:...

Blue Shield of California Sends Termination Notice to Encompass Medical Group Effective June 1, 2018 Blue Shield of California has issued a termination notice to Encompass Medical Group (Encompass) effective June 1, 2018. Due to issues that were revealed in a recent audit of the medical group, Blue Shield has decided to reassign affected HMO member...

Canopy Health – Reinventing Healthcare in the San Francisco Bay Area Choosing between a PPO and an HMO comes with tradeoffs for the member. PPOs give members the greatest choice in choosing their doctors, but that choice comes at a higher price. HMOs can have a better price point, but the member may feel constrained by having all their care typic...

IRS Re-Establishes $6,900 as HSA Family Contribution Limit for 2018 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has re-established $6,900 as the 2018 health savings account (HSA) contribution limit for individuals with family coverage under a high deductible health plan (HDHP). This family contribution limit was originally announced as $6,900 in May 2017, b...

CaliforniaChoice Q3 rates are available for quoting – send your requests to RBG today Medical Rate Action: Anthem Blue Cross – rate changes to all plans Health Net – rate changes to all plans Kaiser Permanente – rate changes to all plans Sharp Health Plan – rate changes to all plans Sutter Health Plus – rate pass UnitedHealthcare – ra...

Did you know Guardian offers supplemental benefits? Guardian offers comprehensive supplemental health options – Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity. Benefits are paid directly to the employee, and can be used for any purpose, such as meeting everyday expenses, medical or non-medical. Guardian Supplemental Lines are available...

It’s only April, but you can manage your Blue Shield Q3 2018 small group renewals to get ahead of the game Renewal kits are now available at Shield Renewals for your July, August, and September clients. You can make group-level changes through the Small Group Online Renewal (SGOR) tool for all your Q3 renewing groups. Blue Shield has created ...

Anthem releases rate DECREASES for 2018 Third Quarter! Q3 2018 Anthem Rate Action Summary Quarterly Rate Change Statewide Average: PPO -1.6% HMO -2.9% Renewal Rate Change Statewide Average – Anthem’s consistent pricing continues: PPO 1.4% HMO 1.2% Anthem Q3 rates are released and ready to quote in Health Connect. Renewals will be posted to the ...

$25/Month Gym Memberships for Health Net Members Active&Fit Direct is a new benefit introduced in 2018 for Health Net members. Members who enroll with Active&Fit Direct can choose from 9000+ participating fitness centers nationwide through the Health Net Decision Power Wellness Program for just $25 a month (plus a one-time $25 enrollment ...