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.



California's New Health Insurance Bills in 2024

In year two of the 2023-2024 legislative session, legislators face a full agenda, including Single Payer (again), Medical Loss Ratio on Dental, Covered California expansion, Cost Sharing, Provider Directories, and more. Check out a summary from W&B’s Paul Roberts.

CaliforniaChoice Member Marketplace Commissions

Q4 is the perfect time to remind your groups about the selection of supplemental products from MetLife available only through the CaliforniaChoice Member Marketplace.

AI Tools for Insurance Agents – Part II

Looking for AI tools to help you throughout the day? Here's another list of tools for insurance agents.

Tech Team Updates for October 2023

The Tech Team Updates this month offer more news you can use concerning Ease, the online enrollment platform for health insurance brokers working in the 2-250 employee marketplace.

UnitedHealthcare Announces New Sales Bonus

A new $60 bonus per enrolled employee is available from UnitedHealthcare for the sale of new fully insured and level-funded Medical plans.

Compliance with the CAA’s Gag Clause Prohibition

The Gag Clause Compliance Attestation Form that is part the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) is due on 12/31/2023 (and annually thereafter). Find out what’s required of health plans, administrators, self-funded groups, and others to ensure compliance.

It’s Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) Rebate Check Time Again

The Affordable Care Act mandates that Medical Loss Ratio (MLR) rebate checks be distributed annually to employers, if their fully insured medical carriers did not meet their mandated MLR targets. Find out what to expect this year.