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Visit our new website for the Sacramento and other NorCal Offices
by Rosa Tessandori » Friday, June 01, 2018 10:34 AM


We have a new  website for our Northern California Agencies.
 
Please visit:  www.rbgcal.com
 
There are no changes to our physical address or contact information.  
 
We hope you like our new look, tools and resources!
 
If you have any questions, please email or call us at: 
 
RBG - Sacramento Office
6540 Lonetree Blvd. Suite 100
Rocklin, CA 95765 
sacramento@rogersbenefit.com
(916) 960-0400
 
  
 
 


Carrier & Compliance Updates 4.2.18
by Rosa Tessandori » Wednesday, April 04, 2018 11:12 AM


BLUE SHIELD OF CA

  • Q3 Renewal Release Dates:  Begin downloading the Q3 renewals online by logging into the  BSC Renewal Center site starting April 16, 2018.  Employer kits will be mailed out starting April 20, 2018. Make group level changes using the online BSC Renewal Center starting April 17, 2018.
  • Group Term Life Insurance - Quick Match ProgramSM  Improvements:  Through the end of 2018, help employers with 10-100 eligible employees consolidate and simplify administration of their existing life insurance under one administrator, click here to learn more.  New or existing groups are eligible.  
  • Dental, Vision and Life - Sales Incentive Program:  Earn $10 per "net new member" through December 1, 2018. Click here to learn more.


CALIFORNIA CHOICE

  • No-Fee FSA: Groups with 15 or more enrolled employees can request Full Flex Spending Account administration through WageWorks.  To submit a request, groups must complete the Full FSA Election Form for review by California Choice Underwriting.


UNITED HEALTH CARE

  • No-Fee FSA for California Small Business Contracts:   CA Small Business Groups with 2 or more enrolled in medical, are eligible for No-Fee Full FSA Administration. Dental only or vision only contracts are also eligible!  UHC also offers CA Small Business groups with 20 or more employees, No-Fee COBRA administration services.  All CA Small Business groups with 2 or more enrolled employees are eligible for a No-Fee Premium Only Section 125 Plan (POP).  Existing CA UHC Small Business groups can learn more by clicking hereAlready have medical elsewhere?  Not a problem, sell a CA UHC Small Business dental or vision plan to access your No-Fee FSA, POP or COBRA administration services.  Email us at sacramento@rogersbenefit.com for a CA UHC Small Business dental or vision quote today!


CANOPY HEALTH

  • GGAHU Annual Sales Symposium - April 26, 2018:  Join Canopy Health at the Golden Gate Association of Health Underwriters sales symposium at the Crown Plaza in Concord, CA.  This years theme is "Bending the Curve - Diversifying your Skills for Success".  Click here to learn more.

HR ANSWERLINK

  • Do Not Restrict or Retaliate Against Employees Discussing Wages:  Help your clients stay compliant and not go afoul of HR violations.  To learn more about this topic, click here.  Sign up for HR AnswerLink to help keep your groups informed, email us at sacramento@rogersbenefit.com to request  pricing information. 

SAHU

  • EXPO - Save the Date: Join the Sacramento Association of Health Underwriters (SAHU) on April 17th, 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM, click here for additional details.  


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Carrier Updates 3.26.18
by Rosa Tessandori » Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:04 AM


BLUE SHIELD OF CA

  • Q3 Rate Action:  BSC announced a third quarter rate pass for all medical and specialty plans.  Rate are available for quoting. For more information, click here.
  • Digital Health Records:  BSC will require providers to join Manifest MedEx, the largest nonprofit health information network that is creating comprehensive, real-time digital health records for all Californians.Click here to learn more.


CALIFORNIA CHOICE

  • Big Broker Bonus:  The bonus program has been extended through June 1, 2018 effective dates.  Click here to learn more.


UNITED HEALTH CARE



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Carrier & Compliance Updates 3.19.18
by Rosa Tessandori » Tuesday, March 20, 2018 4:42 PM


BLUE SHIELD OF CA

  • Urgent Care Flier:  Remind BSC members that they can save time and money by skipping the emergency room and utilizing an urgent care center when seeking treatment for sprains, strains, cuts, abrasions and other non-emergency medical conditions.  Click here to learn more.  Special Note:  HMO Members (Access +, Local Access+ and Trio ACO) must obtain an authorization from their doctor's office or IPA before receiving urgent care services. 

 HR ANSWERLINK

  • Hitting the 15 Employee Benchmark?   Learn what federal laws will apply once an employer reaches 15 employees.click here
  • Employee Handbook Recommended Update: California's Reporting Time Pay Regulations, are your clients compliant with the new regulations?  If not, click here for more information.

HR 360

      Quarterly Compliance Newsletter

  • 'Pay or Play' Penalty Letters on The Way to Employers
  • DOL Updated Employer CHIP Notice (expires 12/31/19)
  • New Test for FLSA Applicability to Intern
  • IRS Releases New Income Tax Withholding Tables
  • EEOC Releases Workplace Harassment Prevention Guidance


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