Special Enrollment Period 2024

Special Enrollment Period 2024

Starting February 1, 2024, the Annual Open Enrollment Period ends and the Special Enrollment Period begins. During the Special Enrollment Period from February 1st to October 31st, 2024, anyone seeking to enroll in or change their existing health insurance must have...

Optum and Providence bid farewell to Anthem’s Individual Health Insurance

Optum and St. Joseph Providence Health will terminate their health maintenance organization (HMO) agreements with Anthem Blue Cross effective January 1, 2024. As a result, Optum and Providence Health will no longer be part of the Anthem Blue Cross Commercial Pathway...

Medicare Open Enrollment 2024: What You Need to Know

The Annual Open Enrollment Period (AEP), which runs between 🗓️October 15 and December 7, 2023, for renewals in 2024, is in full swing. CMS requires all agents to record any phone calls. Therefore, after you fill out the required Scope of Appointment (SOA), please...

Small Businesses: Get Ahead with the 2024 Special Enrollment Period

Every year, small businesses have a special window to start a small group health insurance policy with small group health insurance carriers with relaxed underwriting. This period is known as a Special Enrollment Period and starts on November 15th through December...
Open Enrollment 2023/2024: Your Guide to Affordable Health Coverage

Open Enrollment 2023/2024: Your Guide to Affordable Health Coverage

Open enrollment for the Individual health insurance market for 2024 starts November 1st, and it’s time to start thinking about your healthcare coverage for the upcoming year. Policyholders have the opportunity to review their 2024 health insurance options. This...
Blue Shield 15 percent premium increase for 2024 in California—what to do now!

Blue Shield 15 percent premium increase for 2024 in California—what to do now!

The 15 percent increase in the individual health insurance premium by Blue Shield causes many Californian families to worry about how they can find affordable health insurance in 2024 for their families. The healthcare landscape in the United States is complex, with...

Saying Goodbye to Oscar in 2024: Your Ultimate Guide to Health Insurance Options

🗓️The Renewal Season for 2024 just started! Prepare for a shift as Oscar Health exits the California insurance market in 2024. Navigate the transition with confidence—discover your health insurance choices and essential steps for you and your family in the upcoming...

Temporary Employee Limits: Striking The Right Balance For Your Business

In the dynamic landscape of employment, a pertinent inquiry often emerges: “Is there a limitation on the length of time that an employee can be classified as a temporary employee?” This question underscores the significance of understanding the temporal...

Medicare Drug Prices Negotiations: Unveiling Of A Breakthrough

The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has just announced the list of the first 10 drugs under Medicare Part D set to undergo negotiation. Below are the names of the...
Elevating California Health Care: New State-Enhanced Cost-sharing Reduction Program

Elevating California Health Care: New State-Enhanced Cost-sharing Reduction Program

In 2024 Covered California offers Californians whose incomes are no more than 250% of the federal poverty level to be eligible for three silver plans that will require no deductible. These are household earnings of at least $33,975 for an individual and $69,375 for...