My phone is blowing up with people asking about the most recent Trump order to not fund Cost Share Reductions on ACA plans. Please read this carefully so you understand if this effects you at all. The so-called “cost-sharing” subsidies defray copays and deductibles for people with low-to-modest incomes, and can reduce a deductible of […]
New Updated ACA Brochure for this Open Enrollment
DCD_ACA_Brochure_2018_final Download this newly updated ACA/Obamacare/Covered CA brochure to see if you qualify for financial assistance to purchase your health plan for 2018. REMEMBER!!! Open Enrollment starts 11/01/2017 and only goes to 12/15/2017 if you want your new plan to start 01/01/2018. Don’t miss out. Get your updated estimates of income for 2018 calculated. After […]
Anthem Blue Cross pulling individual plans throughout most of CA
With the exception of three areas in Northern and Central CA, Anthem Blue Cross will no longer offer any of their Individual and Family plans in California effective 01/01/2018. If you purchased an Anthem policy through Covered California, or direct from Anthem, you will be receiving notices soon of the closure of your plans. This […]
SB 562 Single Payer in CA. What will it really do!
SB 562 is the most damaging piece of legislation I’ve seen in my 15 years in this business. SB 562 seeks to eliminate replace the health plans of all 39 million people in CA with a Government-run health plan. As you know, SB 562 seeks to provide “one size fits all” health insurance to all […]
3 things to know about retiree coverage before you retire!
3 things to know about retiree health coverage 1. Find out if you can continue your employer coverage after you retire. Generally, when you have retiree coverage from an employer or union, they control this coverage. Employers aren’t required to provide retiree coverage, and they can change benefits or premiums, or even cancel coverage. 2. […]
California Single Payer Bill SB562
When the single payer bill, SB 562, (Lara/Atkins), was introduced last month, the bill was a really just a short statement which had little information about how the legislation was to be implemented. Last week, it was amended with more substantial details. This legislation attempts to promise all healthcare services to be available ”free’ to […]