2018 Commercial Sales Guidelines

Business meeting.Health Net of California, Inc./ Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) mailed their 2018 Commercial Sales Guidelines to all active commercial brokers on record, for delivery this week (June 4-8, 2018). Continue reading

ID Card Express program for California large groups still going strong!

Working TogetherOur exclusive ID Card Express program is continuing through 2018, and new Health Net employer groups with 101-500 eligible lives get more than performance as promised – they get a $5,000 guarantee (explained below)! It’s the perfect way to ensure our members get access to their health care benefits right away. Continue reading

On-demand doctor house calls; a new service for Health Net PPO members

A new service for Health Net PPO members from Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net).

Health Net is bringing primary, preventive and urgent care right to our members — literally. Starting May 1, your PPO clients (individuals and all group sizes) will have a new way to connect to care. Continue reading

IRS extends deadlines for provided forms 1095-B and 1095-C to recipients for tax year 2017

Calendar_no_date-1024x768IRS Notice 2017-209, released Dec. 22, 2017, provides an automatic 30-day extension for health plans and Large Group Employers to provide recipients with Form 1095-B (Minimum Essential Coverage Reporting) and Form 1095-C (Employer Shared Responsibility Reporting) for tax year 2017.  The due dates for filing with the IRS are not extendedContinue reading

Covered California and Health Net extend deadline to Dec. 22 for a Jan. 1 effective date

oe-graphic-w-clockCovered California shared a press release announcing that the deadline for a Jan. 1, 2018 coverage effective date has been extended to Friday, Dec. 22 to accommodate increased interest in enrollment for the new year.  Continue reading

Health Net awards $4.2 million to drive health workforce development and improve quality of health data collection

senior medical doctor and teamHealth Net, one of California’s largest health plans, is awarding a combined $4.2 million to 22 healthcare organizations across the state to help increase health workforce development and improve the accuracy of encounter data collection. The grants will expand access to health care and enhance health outcomes in medically underserved communities. Continue reading

Building a collaborative workplace

The team to get the job doneCollaboration is becoming the norm in many workplaces, thanks to technology. More than just cooperation, collaboration is a true group effort of working towards a common goal for the good of the organization.  Continue reading

Get a flu shot – not the flu!

woman getting flu shotPlease feel free to share this article with your clients.

Think you’re immune to the flu? Even healthy people can get very sick from the flu and spread it to others. If you don’t want to get a flu shot to protect yourself, then please get one to protect others. The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention estimates that flu-related hospitalizations and deaths, since 2010, have ranged from 152,000 to 766,000.   Continue reading

Preparing your workforce for a natural disaster

Sharing reform news with your clientsAs we’ve seen over the past few months, natural disasters can arrive unexpectedly or with merely a few days’ notice. When evaluating their preparedness programs, companies need to be sure to ask the right questions to ensure the safety of employees and the continuity of business operations. Continue reading