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Here’s What Employers Really Want in a Benefits Broker

October 22, 2019

Employers are increasingly seeking out benefits brokers who can assist them with compliance issues. That’s according to a new employer survey from Zywave, which found the vast majority of clients (98%) want their brokers to assist them with compliance related questions and 78% want compliance resources. Read More

California To Provide Financial Boost To Help Buy Health Coverage

October 22, 2019

If you are among the Californians who buy your own health insurance, a surprise may await you as the enrollment period for 2020 coverage opens this week. Starting Jan. 1, California will become the first state to offer subsidies to middle-income people who make too much money to qualify for the federal tax credits that help consumers buy health coverage through Covered California, the state’s Affordable Care Act insurance exchange. Read More

Covered California Enrollment Opens This Week, With New State Financial Aid For Some

October 22, 2019

People buying insurance through Covered California might see lower prices this time around, following changes in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s most recent state budget. Enrollment for the state’s health benefit exchange begins Oct. 15. Certain low-income Californians are already eligible for subsidies from the federal government to help pay their premiums, but this year there are new state dollars to help low and middle income residents. Read More