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California Achieves Near-Universal Coverage, but Budget Deficits and Single-Payer Proposals Remain

In 2024, California achieved near-universal health coverage through Medi-Cal expansion. Despite this achievement and an ongoing budget deficit, a new Single Payer bill was introduced in February. Read for insights on the universal coverage milestone, budget challenges, and looming proposals.

Cigna Offers a Broad Ancillary Portfolio and Simplified Administration for 100+ Lives

If you have larger group clients (with 100-249 or more lives), they need to know about everything available from Cigna. The Cigna approach to Ancillary and Supplemental Health benefits brings together a whole-person suite of solutions, people, data, and technology.

5 Tech Tools Every Agency Should Have

To compete effectively in today’s market, it’s important you implement technology to help you with your agency. Here are some tools to consider as part of your technology arsenal.

Medicaid Unwinding and the Impact on Group and Individual Health Insurance Markets

States have begun “unwinding” COVID-19 protocol within their Medicaid programs, in response to expiring provisions at the pandemic’s end. Here’s what you and your clients need to know as Medicaid eligibility redeterminations and subsequent disenrollments occur.

Court Ruling Undermines Preventive Care Benefits of ACA

INDUSTRY NEWS: Court Ruling Undermines Preventive Care Benefits of ACA

Large Group Ancillary Carrier Spotlight: Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California's Large Group ancillary enhancements make it an outstanding choice

Tech Team Updates for May 2023

The Tech Team Updates for 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.

A Closer Look at HIPAA Qualifying Events

Generally, health insurance consumers cannot enroll in health coverage outside of an open enrollment period unless the consumer experiences a qualifying life event allowed under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).