Dickerson is proud to introduce
Cigna + Oscar to our offerings!
Dickerson is excited to now offer a new carrier option to our brokers: introducing Cigna + Oscar. We’re now a contracted GA with Cigna + Oscar, and are eager to help you put together these groups!
Multiple network options, including Cigna LocalPlus (locally designed and cost-effective option) and Cigna Open Access Plus (broader national network option)
24/7 virtual urgent care via the Cigna + Oscar app
Express Scripts, which allows clients to refill prescriptions right from their phones
Personalized care team
Access to Cigna’s behavioral health network
Full enrollment support, including enrollment through EASE
Customized enrollment kits
And much more!
Anthem now requires ACH/EFT form for all group submissions
Move groups between Kaiser Permanente and CalChoice off anniversary
Effective 2021, Kaiser and CalChoice grant groups more flexibility than before! Groups can now move between Kaiser Permanente and CalChoice off anniversary, which gives groups the opportunity to pick the right plan at the right time instead of having to wait.
To learn more about this new development, reach out to your Dickerson Account Executive.
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Dickerson News Updates
Liver disease hospitalizations spike due to pandemic-fueled alcohol abuse
The pandemic has sent thousands of recovering alcoholics into relapse, which has led to a spike in alcohol-related admissions for critical diseases like alcoholic hepatitis and liver failure. Compared to 2019, admissions for alcoholic liver disease at Keck Hospital of the University of Southern California were uo 30% in 2020. Leading psychiatrists believe that unemployment, isolation, and hopelessness caused by COVID-19 are to blame for this uptick in alcohol abuse.
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Governor Newsom says California needs more COVID-19 vaccines
Although there’s an overwhelming demand for vaccines in California, Governor Newsom conceded that California is not receiving nearly enough COVID-19 vaccines to meet the need. Only about 800,000 Californians are fully vaccinated even though millions more who are eligible have yet to get their first dose. Altogether, California has administered 4.7 million vaccine doses.
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