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New Policy for Release from Medi-Cal

New Policy for Release from Medi-Cal

During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans lost their jobs and health insurance benefits. Many Californians became eligible for Medi-Cal, the state's Medicaid, and have stayed on Medi-Cal while the pandemic continues. Even if your income is now above the...

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Health Insurance Options after Graduation

Health Insurance Options after Graduation

Congratulations to the Class of 2022 graduates! With graduations in full swing, now is the time to start seriously planning for your future. One important subject to consider is your health and, with that, your health insurance. Are you starting a job that offers...

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Free Preventative Care In Your Health Insurance

Free Preventative Care In Your Health Insurance

Any health insurance plan regulated by the Affordable Care Act offers 10 essential health benefits, including free preventative care. What exactly is preventative care? It is care that helps detect and prevent serious illness. Everyone should be taking advantage of...

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Reasons to Book Travel Insurance For Your Next Trip

Reasons to Book Travel Insurance For Your Next Trip

With many people in the middle of planning their summer vacation, it is important to review how your health insurance functions outside of the United States. With all individual and family health insurance plans, you are only covered outside of California in case of a...

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Life Insurance For Mothers

Life Insurance For Mothers

With Mother's Day on May 8th, this is the time to celebrate the mom or the soon-to-be mom in your life. When we think of mothers, we think of enduring love, a hard-working multitasker, a disciplinarian, a teacher, and a friend. A great way to show love for your mom or...

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Review & Update your Income Reported on Covered CA

Review & Update your Income Reported on Covered CA

Many members enrolled in health insurance through the Covered California exchange accept premium assistance based on their income, age, zip code, and household size. If you are enrolled in health insurance through Covered CA, please make sure to do, at minimum, an...

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Can I offer my employees a health insurance stipend?

Can I offer my employees a health insurance stipend?

For many small businesses, setting up employee health insurance and other plans may seem too complicated. Many small businesses share a common question, "Can I offer my employees a stipend in lieu of a health insurance plan?" Employers certainly can offer stipends to...

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Proposed Solution to “Family Glitch” Rule

Proposed Solution to “Family Glitch” Rule

On April 6th, 2022, the Biden administration proposed a change to how the IRS calculates the affordability of health insurance for employees and their families. The affordability test is used to calculate if a household is eligible for premium assistance through...

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