Health Net in the Palm of Your Hand

Remind Your Clients about the Health Net Mobile App

Designed for members on the go, Health Net Mobile is a convenient way to connect to a online account.

Your clients lead a busy life, and keeping track of the details – even the important details of their family’s health care – can be daunting. If they have an iPhone*, Android* or other web-enabled mobile device, they have everything they need to track their health plan details – no matter where they are or how busy.

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Our Exclusive ID Card Express Program Is Back!

For California Brokers: for groups 101-300
Member ID cards mailed within 10 days – Or we pay $5,000!

Health Net is delivering on our promise of value-added performance solutions for your clients’ businesses. New Health Net employer groups with 101-300 eligible lives get more than a promise – They get a $5,000 guarantee! We’re proud that we’re the only California health insurance company making this offer!

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Reform Update: Employer Shared Responsibility

Starting in 2015 (due to transition relief announced in IRS Notice 2013-45), employers of at least 50 full-time employees (including multiple part-time employees equivalent to full-time employees) will be subject to the Employer Shared Responsibility provisions under section 4980H of the Internal Revenue Code (added to the Code by the Affordable Care Act). If such employers fail to sufficiently offer affordable coverage meeting minimum value, they will be at risk for owing shared responsibility payment.

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Notice on CA AB 369 – Continuity of Care

California Brokers

In order to comply with California Bill AB 369, pertaining to Continuity of Care, Health Net mailed letters to all active PPO/HMO Individual members on an ACA plan (both on and off exchange) with effective dates from January 1, 2014 through April 1, 2014.

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When Acting Ethically is Not Easy

A message from Bruce Anderson, Chief Ethics Officer

Some decisions about what is right or wrong are easy. Decisions are harder to make when we find ourselves in a situation that may require self-restraint. Do we really have the ability to step aside and consider different perspectives, even when it means we will forgo something we want?

For example, consider the newly hired sales associate who comes from a competitor.

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New ExcelCare Essentials Plan

For Arizona Brokers: The Next Step in Affordable Health Coverage

Health Net continues to break new ground with innovative product solutions to ensure your sales success! Our new ExcelCare Essentials is a skillfully refined HMO plan offered with our popular ExcelCare tailored network, yet priced with even more employer affordability in mind. ExcelCare Essentials is now our lowest-priced plan offered with the ExcelCare Network in the Large Group 51+ portfolio. We’re confident you’ll find this solution to be an enticing plan option for your Arizona clients.

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Alcohol and Your Workplace

“Binge drinking” and “heavy alcohol use” – many of us may not associate those words with working professionals. Yet a 2012 survey revealed that most adult binge drinkers and heavy alcohol users were employed. In fact, 43.6 million adult binge drinkers were employed (75.4 percent of all binge drinkers) and 12.5 million people reporting heavy alcohol use were employed (74.7 percent of all heavy drinkers).

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New Group ID Numbers for 2014 California SBG Plans

Please be aware that your California Small Business Group (SBG) clients have been receiving new group ID numbers upon renewal into an Affordable Care Act (ACA) plan.

As a broker, you can view the group ID’s by logging in to your Book of Business account.

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Small Business Tax Tips

It’s tax time again, and there are a variety of deductions and credits that small business owners should be aware of.  It is important to understand how taxes will affect your business, how to file properly, avoid audits and claim the right tax deductions.

While this is by no means an exhaustive list, here are several of the most important points for you to consider – and to share with your clients:

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Health Net Charts the Way in 2014

For Arizona and Oregon/Washington Brokers: An Update from Larry Tallman

Health Net continues to provide top-notch product solutions to ensure your sales success in 2014. Our power to lead the marketplace is bolstered by community-driven tailored networks and products that offer quality and affordability to our valued members and employer groups alike. For our Arizona and Oregon broker/consultant partners, we’re confident you’ll continue to find these solutions to be exceptional offerings for your clients:

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