Health Net Updates, Broker Incentives, News & More!


Health Net Has a New Look!

Health Net updated their branding to align with Centene, their Fortune 50 parent company. This refreshed look is on the Health Net website and broker portal. The merged branding now connects Health Net to 40+ years of brand strength and diversity, new Centene resources, and greater know-how of bringing new products and services to Californians. Individual & Family health plans will have a new name: Ambetter.

Click here to read FAQs about Health Net brand refresh

Anthem’s Broker Incentive Program

Reminder: 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

Click here for more information about the program.

Aetna Small Group Producer Reward Program

Aetna shared HUGE rate reductions for Q4. Now is a great time to earn more with Aetna through the Aetna Small Group Producer Reward Program!

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

Click here for more information about the reward program.

My Scheduled Blackout Period

The Covered California Small Business portal will have a scheduled blackout period starting August 20th and ending on September 1st. During this period, will be inaccessible, and you may experience a delay in processing as they complete system upgrades. The portal updates will streamline the application process, allow you to quickly view invoices, payments, and alerts.

During the blackout period, you will not be able to access your account and the customer service team will have limited system access.


Health Net Large Group Updates

Health Net has new product portfolios for large group. 2022 Enhanced Choice and Starting Line-Up (SLU) portfolios deliver whole-health benefits and more! Relaxed underwriting guidelines help boost your sales.
Enhanced Choice and SLU updates for 2022 include:
  • New primary care focused plan designs
  • Expanding deductible HMO/EOA plan design
  • New Canopy Care Deductible HMO Plans
Health Net values continue to be Simple, Smart, and Sustainable.
  • Simple: New Canopy Care HMO with 23 plan design options to meet clients flexible needs
  • Smart: The Wellness Rewards Program is available with all portfolio plans
  • Sustainable: Multiproduct bundling discount program helps large groups save up to 3% on their medical premiums

Get ready to sell! Plans are quote-ready now for a 1/1/22 effective date.

Click here to read more about Health Net Large Group Product Portfolios.

Reach out to your Dickerson Account Executive for help with your large groups.


The Science of Laughter and Why It’s Good For Us

Studies have shown that laughing is linked to our physical, emotional, and mental well-being — even our relationships. To read the full story, click here.

Ambitions Plan To Stem HIV/AIDS Epidemic Meets None Of Its Goals

In 2015, global groups set ambitious goals to bring down the number of new HIV/AIDS cases, particularly among children, by 2020. None of these goals were met. To read the full story, click here.

You Don’t Have To Be An Olympian To Prioritize Your Mental Health

Simone Biles’ decision to prioritize her mental health has been celebrated by many and it’s the latest example of a high-profile athlete publicly talking about the pressures they face and putting their mental health first. It’s not just athletes who deal with pressure from work, anxiety, and depression can affect everyone. To read the full story, click here.

School Is In Session: How Have Students Fared?

Students are going back to school and many of them will be in a physical classroom for the first time in over a year. Switching back to in-person learning, there are concerns about how confident students feel and what material they’ve retained over the last year. To read the full story, click here.