Nice or Naughty: Gift-Giving in the Workplace

Co-worker's ChristmasSeems that Santa actually has it easy. Sure, he has physics-related obstacles to overcome (big guy, little chimneys) and serious time-management issues (delivering toys to billions of boys and girls in a single shift). However, he does not have to face the season’s most significant challenge: Navigating gift-giving in the workplace.

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Starting Line-Up and Enhanced Choice Portfolios

Updates and More Selling Opportunities:  For California Large Groups

Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) are welcoming 2015 and are working to help renew your clients with coverage. The following updates to our Starting Line-Up (SLU) and Enhanced Choice portfolios will help us to maintain compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and simplify administration.

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Notice of Changes to Coverage Terms for 2015

For California Brokers

Commercial Large Group and Small Business Group plan Certificate of Insurance (COI) and Evidence of Coverage (EOC) booklets, with the effective date of January 1, 2015 and later, will contain the updates as shown in the “1-2015 Notice of Changes” document in this article. This Notice reflects Health Net/HNL’s compliance with new laws and regulatory requirements, including updates to Federal Mental Health Parity rules. It also addresses Health Net/HNL administrative changes.

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Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer

SAF 0324_CMYKOctober is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an ideal time to proactively take steps to reduce the risk of developing this disease. Considering the fact that breast cancer is the second most common kind of cancer in women – and that about one in eight American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lifetimes – this is not an issue to be taken lightly.

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Changes to Oregon IFP for 2015

Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. 2015 Individual & Family Plan Changes

90-Day Member Plan Closure Notices Mail September 30, 2014

As we announced earlier this summer, Health Net Health Plan of Oregon, Inc. (Health Net) will not participate in exchange plans for Oregon residents, in 2015. We will continue to offer plans sold directly from Health Net. We need to also reference that we are discontinuing Transitional (GF non-ACA) plans and Quick Net short term coverage plans.

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Changes to California IFP Portfolio for 2015

California Brokers: New California Individual & Family Plan Portfolio for 2015

90-Day Member Plan Closure Notices Mail October 2, 2014

Health Net of California, Inc. and Health Net Life Insurance Company (Health Net) are making some significant changes to our California Individual & Family Plan portfolio for 2015. The changes are designed to meet consumer demand for affordability and choice.

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Finding Time for Fitness

Making time for fitness
Most of us know that regular exercise provides a number of health benefits. But did you know that regular exercise can also make us more productive?

Regular exercise can keep us mentally sharper than others with a more sedentary lifestyle, says author of Extreme Productivity, Bob Pozen. And short-term, exercise can give our brains an energy boost. Given our busy lives, however, finding time to exercise can be difficult.

Your clients may be interested in passing on the following tips to finding time for fitness to their employees.

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Enhanced Choice Portfolio for Groups 101–250 Just Got Better!

For California Brokers

Capitalizing on the outstanding success of our Enhanced Choice Portfolio, Health Net is now offering Enhanced Choice for effective date 8/1/14. This defined contribution solution answers the current marketplace demands with exciting new competitive features and options that will best support your business.

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Special Enrollment Periods

For All Western Regions: Effective July 28, 2014

We’re announcing updates to special enrollment periods that affect your Individual & Family Plans (IFP) and Small Business Group (SBG) clients. Please share this information with your clients.

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