Category: Small Group

Covered California Announces Contracts with Insurance Carriers

CoveredCA, California's state-based health exchange, today announced that 12 carriers have signed their contracts to participate in the upcoming service year, starting January 1, 2014.  Those carriers include: Alameda Alliance for Health Anthem Blue Cross of California Blue Shield of California Chinese Community Health Plan Contra Costa Health Plan Health Net Kaiser Permanente L.A. Care Health Plan Molina Healthcare Sharp Health Plan Valley Health Plan...

Big news for employers- ACA's "Employer Mandate" implementation delayed until 2015

Big news just released by the Obama administration. The "Employer Mandate", the provision of the ACA which requires employers with 50+ employees to offer coverage, has been delayed until 2015. While the vast majority of businesses larger than 50 employees already offer coverage, this is going to greatly affect those that do not. For employers, this is good news. With the penalty for not providing...