Health Net Rolls Out New Premium Payment Options

Now clients have four ways to pay!

 

payment extensionHealth Net is giving Individual & Family Plan members more flexibility and ways to pay their monthly premium. Now IFP members – both on-and off-exchange – have more online premium payment options and the choice to pay with cash. Bringing your IFP clients more flexibility, convenience and choice is the design behind Health Net’s new premium payment options.

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HIPAA Certificates of Creditable Coverage discontinued as of December 31, 2014

All Western Region Brokers

The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS), Labor (DOL) and Treasury issued final rules in February 2014, which eliminate the requirement for Health Plans to  issue certificates of creditable coverage to members who have lost coverage under a group health plan as of December 31, 2014 or later.

In response to the final rule, Health Net’s Membership Department will discontinue issuing HIPAA certificates of creditable coverage to members as of December 31, 2014.

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Don’t Fall Victim to the “Sneak Thief of Sight”

awareness_logoAt this very moment, some one-million Americans have a disease that could rob them of their sight. Even more startling: they don’t even know it.

That’s because they have glaucoma, an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and causes loss of sight that can lead to blindness. In fact, glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness.

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California Small Business Group Update

Online billing – an efficient way for you and your groups to do business

There’s a quick and easy way to access your clients’ group billing statements – through our online billing tool, your groups can give you access to their monthly statements.

Here’s what each group needs to do.

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Update: Individual & Family Plans (IFP) through Covered California

Letter from  Covered CaliforniaFor California Brokers

 

You may be aware that Covered California™ has reviewed financial information on individuals enrolled through the marketplace to determine if they still qualify for premium assistance in 2015.

Based on this review, some were found to be eligible for a Medi-Cal plan, effective January 1, 2015. These Medi-Cal-eligible individuals were sent letters from Covered California regarding their move from an IFP Covered California plan to a Medi-Cal plan.

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2015 California SBG Portfolio Blends Old with New

For Southern California Brokers

Desktop SBG Broker CAHealth Net is firmly dedicated to the growth of your business, championing solutions that are as unique as the clients you serve. Our leadership in the marketplace is evident in the ongoing success of our innovative small business group (SBG) product offerings – allowing us to remain ahead of the curve in the constant flux of the health care marketplace.

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2015 California SBG Portfolio Blends Old with New

For Northern California Brokers

Health Net is firmly dedicated to the growth of your business, championing solutions that are as unique as the clients you serve. Our leadership in the marketplace is evident in the ongoing success of our innovative small business group (SBG) product offerings – allowing us to remain ahead of the curve in the constant flux of the health care marketplace.

Our Enhanced Choice product offering includes all plans – giving SBG employers the opportunity to mix and match a variety of options to offer their employees based on defined contribution levels.

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ACA 90-Day Waiting Period Rule on Use of Orientation Periods

ACA 90-Day Orientation PeriodOn June 25, 2014, the government issued final rules regarding the use of “bona fide employment-based orientation periods” in connection with the Affordable Care Act’s 90 day waiting period limits.

These final rules largely track the proposed rules issued in February 2014.

 

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Update: California Large Group Business-Boosting Opportunities

Business-Boosting Opportunities Through March 1, 2015

Welcome to 2015! It’s a new year, and we’ve got exciting opportunities to help you start the year strong and generate as many sales as possible!  Our Enhanced Choice is producing strong sales – and continues to be an exciting opportunity for groups 101–250!

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The Extra Mile: What Really Motivates Employees?

Co-workers' motivation In 2014, TINYhr (human resource software) surveyed 500 organizations worldwide about employee engagement. After analyzing more than 200,000 anonymous employee responses, they found what motivates employees most to go the extra mile is not money or benefits. Then what is it? Read on. You may be surprised!

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