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 important details:

  • Network consists of Sharp Rees-Stealy, Sharp Community Medical Group and
    UCSD Medical Group.
  • Can be paired with the Alliance network (Scripps based in San Diego) with
    NEW UPDATED Choice Simplified V package.
  • Updated Harmony brochure is pending release – will be posted on the RBG website
    when available.

New Plans Introduced for Third Quarter

UHC is introducing three new PPO plan designs and three new HMO plan designs for 7/1/2019 and later effective dates in the Choice Simplified portfolio. The new Platinum and Gold plans have richer plan designs and are available in the updated Choice Simplified IV and V packages.

Benefit Summaries and SBCs for the new plans are pending release and will be posted to the RBG website when available; the Detailed Benefit Grids 7.19 can be used in the meantime for plan benefit information. Rates and benefits are also available for quoting in Health Connect.

HSA Motion Program now available on the new Harmony Bronze HDHP
w/Motion 0%/6500ded plan

The UHC Motion Program was introduced for California Small Group PPO-HSA plans 1/1/2019 and will now also be available on the new Harmony Bronze HMO-HSA plan effective 7/1/2019. The Motion Program rewards employees and covered spouses with up to a $3 incentive per day, deposited quarterly into their HSA account, by simply walking and meeting Frequency, Intensity and/or Tenacity goals each day. That is up to a $1,095 per year! Use the HSA Motion Program Brochure to introduce this benefit to employers and employees.

Updated UHC Q3 Resources

PRODUCT BENEFIT SELECTION FORM EFFECTIVE 7.1.19

GROUP ACCEPTANCE CHANGE FORM (GAF) EFFECTIVE 7.1.19

MEDICAL PRODUCT GRID 7.1.19

MEDICAL RENEWAL PLAN MAPPING GRID 7.1.19

CHOICE SIMPLIFIED PACKAGES 7.1.19

UnitedHealthcare New Sales Bonus Reminder!

Don’t forget – For effective dates through 1/1/2020 earn $25 per enrolled member for groups of 10-49 enrolled employees and $50 per enrolled member for groups of 50 or more enrolled employees. AND get an additional $25 for each member enrolled on a Harmony HMO plan (Southern California) or selecting Canopy Health as their HMO provider (Northern California)!

UHC Broker Bonus Program Flyer

Business written through Rogers Benefit Group qualifies
for the broker bonus so call your RBG rep today to learn more.