Same Sex Marriage Supreme Court Ruling – Update

California BillsFor Arizona Brokers

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on June 26, 2015 deems that all couples have the right to marriage regardless of their gender. Additionally, all states must recognize a marriage that was entered into in a different jurisdiction.

Effective June 26, 2015 health plans must cover married couples, regardless of gender, if spousal/dependent coverage is offered. Health Net of Arizona, Inc. will offer an additional Special Enrollment Period (SEP) to allow spouses to be added through September 30, 2015.

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Health Net Large Group Is Aiming High

Health Net is reaching higher than ever this year! We’re committed to moving beyond traditional sellable products by developing low-cost plan choices that are easy for you to offer – and easy for consumers and employers to afford.

Want to know more? Our video features how we continue to define our place in the future of health care and remain deeply committed to the growth and success of your business.

 

“Health Net Large Business Group: Aiming High in 2015”

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Setting Good Example to Keep Kids Slim

Parents Should Set Good Example to Keep Kids Slim, Pediatrics Group Says

Family preparing lunch together

Avoid keeping sugary, high-calorie foods in the house, and encourage being active together

(HealthDay News) — As rates of childhood obesity continue to climb in the United States, parents should embrace healthy eating habits and behaviors to help kids maintain a normal weight, a new report says. Here’s how families can help combat childhood obesity.

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Options Ahead for Your California 51–100 Group Clients!

Available through Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net)

Sell your clients a Health Net plan today – then renew early and save!

Health Net has you covered with a strategy to keep your 51–100 business growing. New sale groups effective August 1, 2015, through November 1, 2015, may choose to renew early on December 1, 2015, with a rate pass1.

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Honoring National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Promoting mental health in the workplace

 

National Minority Mental HealthIn 2008, the U.S. House of Representatives named July “Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month,” with the aim of improving access to, and increasing awareness of, mental health treatment for multicultural communities. Health Net provides the following tips to help employers and companies promote good mental health in the workplace for diverse employee populations.

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Save the Date – December 1, 2015

California Brokers

Business Group PhotoThe move to health plans compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is just months away for small business groups that opted for early 2015 renewal. You’ll be set for the rush of 12/1/15 renewals with our new small business group (SBG) portfolio!  Your team here at Health Net is putting the finishing touches on a plan portfolio that’s streamlined, sustainable and small business-focused!

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Health Net’s Program Tools for Members

Online Safety for TeensTaking charge of your health and making informed decisions are important investments towards successful long term wellbeing. Even when you are feeling fine, it is important to take preventive measures to help manage your health and identify potential health risks.

Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar based class to individuals that will increase awareness on what wellness resources, tools and support you have available to you as a Health Net member to help you live a healthy life. This webinar is offered to all Health Net members as well as non-Health Net insured individuals.

Feel free to share this information with your clients!

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Make This a Sunscreen-Safe Summer

beachAlthough sunscreen has been a summer staple for years now, the majority of Americans are sunscreen slackers. In fact, according to a recent study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 14.3 percent of men regularly reach for the sunscreen. While women do better at 29.9 percent, they’re not exactly setting sunscreen-use records.

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