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Because the insurance industry is evolving, and rules and regulations change, we help you stay up-to-date by sending carrier, product, and other updates regularly via emails and e-newsletters, post updates in our online Newsroom, and post on social media. Check out the latest news below.

Small Group Annual Special Open Enrollment Window: Nov. 15 – Dec. 15

The ACA guarantees small employers an annual opportunity (11/15-12/15) to enroll in medical without having to meet standard employee participation and/or contribution requirements.

California’s New Employer Retirement Plan Mandate: CalSavers

A new California law requires employers that do not already sponsor an employee-retirement plan to participate in a state-run retirement program called CalSavers.

September Health Insurance Compliance Tips: Q4 2020

Review important compliance tips, reminders, and recent updates to prepare yourself – and your clients – for a successful Q4 2020, while beginning to prepare for 2021.

Employer Compliance Requirement: Medicare Part D Disclosures Due by Mid-October

Employers whose health plans provide Rx coverage are required to distribute notices to Medicare-eligible employees and dependents by October 15th annually. Such employers must also notify CMS about Rx coverage provided by their plans. Here's what you need to know.

What to Do with Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebate Checks and Pandemic Rebates from Carriers

Many employers are beginning to receive Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks from carriers for calendar year 2019, which are due by September 30, 2020. Some employers may also be receiving premium rebates because of COVID-19. Here's what you need to know.

Coronavirus: Updates on Congressional Support

America has been experiencing a fast-spreading, wide-reaching health emergency pandemic of seismic proportions.

Health Care Options: COBRA vs. Individual Coverage on Covered California

Many employees and their dependents have lost eligibility for their group health plans due to the extreme economic downturn caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.