Blue Shield Rewards, Cigna + Oscar Bonus, Industry News and More

Cigna + Oscar Updates

No rate change for Q4! Renew your groups early to take advantage of the 2021 rates.
  • Use deductible/MOOP credits to ensure members don’t lose out.
  • Start prospecting and get your groups to make an early decision.
  • Quote now since Q3 rates = Q4 rates.
  • Lessen your Q4 workload and get decisions early.
Get a bonus for enrolling groups with more than 50 employees.
  • Now through July 15th, get a bonus of $10,000 if you enroll a group of 50 or more employees.
  • The Q4 rate pass allows you to consider groups interested in changing their effective date to a month outside the end-of-year rush.
  • Cigna + Oscar also offers a deductible maximum and out-of-pocket credits.
Contact your Dickerson sales representative for more information.

Blue Shield Producer Rewards

Blue Shield just launched a producer rewards program on June 1st. Earn points for every qualifying sale you make. Then choose your reward, such as, gift cards to hundreds of different brands. Business written through a GA is eligible for the program!  Enroll now by visiting

For more details about the program, Click here.

National Quoting Capability

Dickerson has national quoting capabilities! We can help with your out-of-state groups.

Contact your regional sales representative for more information.

Agents selling Medicare plans get increased commissions

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released 2022 PY commission amounts for agents selling Medicare Advantage and Prescription Drug Plans.  First-year commission and renewal rates are up again! See the table below:

Contact your Dickerson sales representative for more information!


Apple Announces New Features to Share Health Data with Doctors

Apple is making it easier than ever for users to share medical records on their devices. To read the full story, click here.

31 Million Now Get Coverage Through “Obamacare,” Biden Administration Says

More people than ever are getting health insurance through the ACA, providing new proof of the law’s value. To read the full story, click here.

Trying to Avoid Racist Healthcare, Black Women Seek Out Black Obstetricians

Racism continues to plague the U.S health care system and can cause unequal treatment. One doctor created a website to help people that want to find a Black physician. To read the full story, click here.

FDA approves much-debated Alzheimer’s drug

This is the first new drug to treat Alzheimer’s in 20 years and the only therapy that treats the underlying disease rather than manage the symptoms. To read the full story, click here.