Cal-COBRA Premium Subsidies, CoPatient, Industry News and More


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Dickerson Insurance Services is eager to provide “best in class service” to help you with small and large groups! We’re here to assist with your new clients and renewals. Our team can run and analyze quotes, do presentations (in person or virtually), enroll and implement groups faster than ever before! At Dickerson, we have national quoting capabilities so keep us in mind for your out-of-state groups.

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Cal-COBRA Premium Subsidies

Cigna + Oscar shared a tip sheet for ARPA Cal-COBRA premium subsidies. Review the status and what documents are required for each situation with the FAQ here.

CoPatient can help with medical billing errors

Billions of dollars are spent on company healthcare plans yet errors in billing occur, which leave employees stressed and vulnerable. CoPatient can help! Improve the value of your client’s benefits at a fraction of the cost of the coverage itself. Click here to download the CoPatient brochure.

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In Mental Health Crises, a 911 Call Now Brings a Mixed Team of Helpers – And Maybe No Cops

Nationwide, more communities are creating units in which mental health professionals are the main responders to psychiatric crises instead of cops. To read the full story, click here.

Kidney Experts Say It’s Time to Remove Race from Medical Alogrithms

Black Americans are about four times as likely to have kidney failure as white Americans but less likely to receive a transplant. Kidney experts currently use race as a factor in evaluating all stages of kidney disease care. To read the full story, click here.

Doctor on Call? Lawmakers Debate How Much to Pay for Phone Appointments

During the pandemic, phone appointments became an option for millions of Americans on Medicare and Medicaid programs but critics say they don’t provide the same level of patient care and aren’t worth the same price. To read the full story, click here.

Will Psychedelics Become Legal in California?

California lawmakers are considering a bill to legalize hallucinogenic substances. Research has shown it can help treat PTSD, depression, and anxiety. To read the full story, click here.