Carrier Bonuses for Small Group and Individual – the latest from Dickerson

Anthem’s Commission Programs and Speciality Broker Bonus Program

We want to remind you of these great opportunities to earn more with Anthem. The Special Agent Commission Program is for December 1st and December 15th, 2020 effective dates. Both the Medical Agent Commission program and the Speciality Broker Bonus program are effective through January 15, 2021.

Business sold through a General Agent partner is eligible for all these programs!

Special Agent Commission Program

  • A 7% commission for new small group (1-100 eligible employees) medical cases with 10+ enrolled
  • This enhanced commission opportunity is in addition to any other award brokers receive under Anthem Blue Cross bonus programs
  • Appointed agents must be in good standing with a current, signed Anthem agent contract and valid license on file
  • For full details on how this commission program works, check out this flyer

Medical Agent Commission Program

  • A 6% commission for new small group (1-100 eligible employees) medical cases with 10+ enrolled
  • This enhanced commission opportunity is in addition to any other award brokers receive under Anthem Blue Cross bonus programs
  • Appointed agents must be in good standing with a current, signed Anthem agent contract and valid license on file
  • For full details on how this commission program works, check out this flyer

Speciality Broker Bonus Program

  • Groups of 2-500
  • Cases on which Anthem is paying commission are eligible for the bonus
  • For full details on the specialty bonus program, check out this flyer
  • Here’s how the program will work:
When groups add: Per enrolled employee:
Dental $6
Vision $2
Life $1
Long-term Disability $1
Short-term Disability $1
Accident $1
Critical Illness $1
Hospital Indemnity $1

For more information, please contact your Dickerson Account Executive.

Aetna continuing bonus program into 2021

Aetna is excited to continue their broker bonus program into 2021! Cases with effective dates from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 are eligible for this bonus.

Here’s how payouts will work:

Total enrolled employees Credit per enrolled employee Addition Credit(per enrolled employee in an Aetna Whole Health product)
1-74 $50 +$25
75+ $100 +$50

New business medical sales for groups with 1-100 eligible employees in California are eligible for this bonus. Credits will be paid by the end of the second quarter of 2022.

Click here for all of the details of this program.

For more information, please contact your Dickerson Account Executive.

Blue Shield’s new “welcome back” bonus

Just in time for Q4, Blue Shield introduced a new “welcome back” bonus when a group returns to Blue Shield coverage and the member enrolls in a Trio HMO or Tandem PPO plan with a December 2020 or January 2021 effective date. This is in addition to Blue Shields Medical Incentive Program, which already offers $100 per member enrolling in Trio or Tandem!

Here is how this program works:

  • $25 per enrolled member when using the Blue Shield’s Employer Enrollment Tool
  • $50 per enrolled member on all plans excluding Trio and Tandem plans
  • $100 for each member who enrolls in a Trio HMO or Tandem PPO plan as part of the initial sale or during renewal
  • NEW: Welcome back bonus! Earn $100 per member when a small business group returns to Blue Shield and members enroll in a Trio HMO or Tandem PPO plan with December 2020 or January 2021 effective dates

New and renewing groups are eligible for this program.

Business sold through a GA is eligible for this bonus! Click here for all the details.

For more information, please contact your Dickerson Account Executive.

Covered California’s bonus program, A Partnership that Pays

Don’t forget that Covered California extended their bonus program, A Partnership that Pays, through January 1, 2021.

Here is how the program works:

Group Size (enrolled employees) Incentive
6-15 $1000
16-25 $2000
26-50 $4000
51-100 $8000

Click here for the specifics.

For more information, contact your Dickerson Account Executive.

Health Net’s Small Group bonus program

Health Net is also offering a broker bonus program through December 1, 2020. You can earn $50 per member for every new Small Group sale. There is no limit on the number of members.

For all the details, click here.

Please contact your Dickerson Account Executive for all the details.

Kaiser Permanente’s new December and January Small Group bonus program 

Kaiser Permanente wants you to kickstart the season with a new bonus opportunity! For Small Groups with effective dates of December 1, 2020 through January 1, 2021, take home a $100 bonus per enrolled subscriber.

Business sold through a General Agency is eligible for this bonus!

This new bonus is on top of regular commission and standard broker reward programs, including the Total Replacement and Group Production rewards.

For full details on this new bonus program, click here.

Please contact your Dickerson Account Executive for more information.

Molina’s bonus programs for new and renewing members 

Molina is excited to share that they’ve introduced a new bonus program for new 2021 members!

Here is how payouts will work:

New 2021 Members Bonus

Total # of New Members One-time Bonus Amount per Member
10-24 $15
25-49 $25
50+ $50

Bonus payment will pay out in June 2021 to your agency. Your agency is solely responsible for paying any bonus amounts to you. A one-time payment will be determined by the total amount of qualifying members and the dollar amount that corresponds.

This bonus is for new membership only. Members must effectuate 1/1/21 (1/1/21 or 2/1/21 in CA only). Members must remain enrolled with Molina through 3/31/21 (or 4/30/21 in CA only for 2/1/21 effective membership)

Renewing 2021 Members Bonus

# of Renewing Members One-time Bonus Amount per Member
10+ $10

Bonus payment will pay out in June 2021 to your agency. Your agency is solely responsible for paying any bonus amounts to you. You can expect a one-time payment, not Per Member Per Month. The bonus will be based on the book of business (BOB) through 3/31/21 (or 4/30/21 in CA only for 2/1/21 effective membership).

This bonus amount is for renewing membership only. Members must renew 1/1/21 (1/1/21 or 2/1/21 in CA only) and must remain enrolled with Molina through 3/31/21 (or 4/30/21 in CA only for 2/1/21 effective membership)

For full details on these programs, check out this flyer.

Oscar’s 2021 broker bonus program

Oscar wants to reward you for going big this December 2020! Every new and renewing individual and family member you enroll for January 1 and February 1, 2021 effective dates will contribute to a potential one-time bonus on top of your commission.

Here’s how the program works:

Number of Covered Members Bonus Amount (per Covered Member) Total Bonus Amount
75 – 149 $25 $1,875+
150 – 249 $35 $5,250+
250 – 499 $50 $12,500+
500+ $75 $37,500+ [uncapped]

For full details on this program, click here.

Prop 23 fails: California voters reject new rules for dialysis clinics

Prop 23, which would have required a doctor or highly-trained nurse at each of California’s 600 dialysis clinics, failed to gain the number of votes it needed to pass during the elections. With more than 10 million votes tallied during the general election, Prop 23 had just 36% of votes. This is the second measure placed on the ballot in recent years for healthcare workers and unions seeking to regulate dialysis clinics. Opposition to Prop 23 was financed by dialysis companies. They claimed the financial burden of having doctors and nurses on staff could create a financial burden that might lead some clinics to close.

For the full story, click here.

 

Bay Area hospital preps for a rise in heart attacks caused by election stress 

Keeping up with the election cycle has been stressful for many people, which is why a San Jose hospital emergency room doctor is preparing for a spike in ER visits over “election stress disorder.” Dr. Paul Silka says that they might not see an influx of patients for a few days. Dr. Silka witnessed an uptick of patients with cardiovascular issues following the 2016 election.

Click here to read the full story.