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Health Net Broker Incentive Program for 2021

Health Net has a broker incentive program to help you earn more. Groups with effective dates now, through December 1, 2021 are eligible.
Broker business sold through GAs qualify for the bonus!
  • Only new Small Group plans are eligible for the incentive program
  • Additional 1% supplemental compensation award for each new eligible Small Group sold
  • Payable for the first 12 months of a new eligible Health Net group contract

For details and program guidelines, please click here.

Please contact your Dickerson Account Executive for more details.


American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 COBRA Premium Subsidy

Health Net previously shared information regarding the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. They wanted to give some clarification that ARPA eligibility is limited to Cal-COBRA members who are currently in a Cal-COBRA plan or are within their election period 60 days from the loss of group health coverage. Health Net will be mailing Cal-COBRA members additional information about ARPA.

Anthem’s Broker Incentive Program

Anthem’s broker incentive program runs from September 2021 through January 2022. Here’s what you can earn:

Sell Medical effective 9/1/21 or 9/15/2021: You’ll earn:
Medical group (5+ enrolled employees) 7% commission for the life of the case


Sell Medical effective 10/1/21 thru 1/15/2022: You’ll earn:
Medical group (10+ enrolled employees) 6% commission for the life of the case


Sell Specialty effective 9/1/21 thru 1/15/2022: Per enrolled contract you’ll earn:
Dental $10
Vision $5
Life $2
Long-term Disability $2
Short-term Disability $2

Click here for more information about the program.

No Rate Change for Q4!

Oscar will hold Q3 rates in NY, NJ, and CA. Renew your groups early to take advantage of the 2021 rates! Quoting starts July 1st, 2021 and enrollments begin August 1st, 2021.

Contact your Dickerson sales representative for more information.


U.S. Life Expectancy fell By 1.5 Years In 2020

Life expectancy in the United States declined by a year and a half in 2020, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which says the coronavirus is largely to blame. To read the full story, click here.

Senate Democrats’ Plan Boost Spending On Medicare, ACA and Long-Term Care

The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American health care system since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, according to sources familiar with work on the plan. Democrats in the Senate announced Tuesday night that they had reached a framework for a $3.5 trillion budget plan that would cover health care, education, climate and tax changes sought by lawmakers and President Joe Biden. To read the full story, click here.

More Than 2 Million Americans Sign Up For ACA Under Special Enrollment Period

More than 2 million Americans have signed up for 2021 coverage during a special enrollment period on ACA federal and state exchanges, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Wednesday. 1.5 million people have signed up on the federal exchange,, while more than 600,000 have selected policies in the 14 states and the District of Columbia that run their own exchanges. To read the full story, click here.

California Makes It Easier For Low-Income Residents To Get Free Health Coverage

State lawmakers aim to expand Medicaid enrollment by dedicating billions of dollars in coming years to simplifying paperwork and opening the program to thousands of new enrollees, including older unauthorized immigrants and people who need nursing home care. To read the full story, click here.