Ride into Spring when you submit your May groups to RBG by the carrier deadlines Take special note of Aetna’s new, earlier, Small Group case submission deadlines starting with 5-1-2018 effective dates. First of the month effective dates: Complete submission is due on or before the 20th of the month prior to the effective date. 15th of the month e...

CCSB Partners with EaseCentral for Streamlined Installation of New Business EaseCentral and CCSB have released their integration technology for enrollment and installation of new groups. The RBG CCSB rate library is updated with the additional Covered California plan codes and is ready to support integrated enrollment on new CCSB business. Contact ...

Dental Simplified is here! Making dental plan selection with UnitedHealthcare as easy as 1-2-3! California brokers can use the Dental Simplified Flyer to help groups choose from UnitedHealthcare’s top selling plans. The 2018 Top DHMO and DPPO plans are shown by illustrative metallic tiers to simplify matching dental benefit levels with comparable...

The updated list of Medicare Part D non-creditable small group pharmacy plans is available on the RBG website. Employer groups that offer a group health plan must create and distribute the Notice of Creditable/Non-Creditable Prescription Drug Coverage on, or before, October 15 each year, at a minimum. Because it may be difficult to identify all Med...

Blue Shield has released a rate pass for all Q3 2018 medical and specialty plans. Blue Shield Basic Life/AD&D Quick Match Program is new and approved and available to more groups through the end of 2018. The Quick Match Program provides streamlined underwriting by matching renewal rates from the group’s current life insurance company. The pr...

UnitedHealthcare will include Shingrix® vaccination as a covered preventive service benefit for adults age 50 and over beginning April 1, 2018 with network coverage at no cost share. Shingrix® is paid as a preventive under the medical benefit, not the pharmacy benefit. The FDA approved the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix®, for the prevention of h...

Rewards Like No Other The Anthem PayForward program is free to join and is a reward your clients cannot get from any other health plan. With this unique program, Anthem group medical plan members can earn up to 15% cash back at more than 12,000 participating retailers such as Home Depot, Target, The Gap and Walmart. How does it work? Members can: R...

More Time to Earn a BIG Broker Bonus with CaliforniaChoice – Now Extended Through June 1, 2018 Effective Dates Earn $50 for every employee on all new groups with a minimum of 5 enrolled employees Maximum one-time payout of $5,000 per group Group must stay active with CaliforniaChoice for at least one year Business written through Rogers Benefit G...

Important Announcement from Aetna Aetna Life Insurance was acquired by The Hartford on November 1, 2017. Effective April 1, 2018, Aetna Small Group has made the decision to stop selling Life products to new business. There is no change to existing Aetna Small Group Life policies, current rating, billing or access to benefits and services. Any chang...