Helpful Advice for Managing your Group Medical Insurance Plan

California small employers often find it challenging to manage a group health insurance plan and answer employee questions. Getting the accurate benefit and rate information to a newly hired employee; enrolling them in the plan; and, making sure they have their ID card can be daunting tasks for an [...]

Tips for Adding a Newborn or Adopted Child to your California Small Business Medical Insurance Plan

Welcoming a new child can be one of the most exciting times of a parent’s life. It can also be a time filled with stress and uncertainty. Luckily, health insurance companies in California have plenty of resources to support you during your pregnancy or adoption process. California health insurance [...]

How to Keep an adult child over age 25 on a group health plan

California employers that offer group medical insurance often ask how they can keep a child on an employee's health insurance plan after turning age 26.  This article answers questions like this one: My son turns 26 in May and was diagnosed with Autism several years ago. I received a [...]

BenefitsCafe.com featured in Forbes.com article on the Best Health Insurance for Small Businesses

Recently, Forbes.com wrote an article with advice for small business owners who are interested in setting up group medical insurance plans for their employees. The article has helpful information on various aspects of employer-sponsored health plans, including: Small business health insurance options; Small business health insurance requirements; Average cost of [...]

Vivity from Anthem Blue Cross Available to California Small Group Employers

By Bruce Jugan September 29, 2021 Last night I attended a broker dinner with executives from Anthem Blue Cross where they announced that Vivity health plans, a collaboration with major Southern California hospitals, doctor groups and the insurance company, will be available to small employers (1-100 employees) in Los [...]

ARPA COBRA

COBRA Subsidies Under ARPA - COBRA Administrators and Insurance Companies Should Help On March 11th, 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) into law.  ARPA is a $1.9 trillion economic relief bill that gives financial help during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.   The new law includes section [...]

By |May 4th, 2021 |Categories: Small Business Articles|

Walmart Health: a New Approach to Health Care

Walmart has taken a big step towards fixing the “broken” U.S. health Care system by creating Walmart Health.  These are clinics that offer primary medical care, mental health counseling, X-rays, labs, dental services, and vision and hearing services at one location.   As of December 2020 Walmart has 14 health clinics.  [...]

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