Holiday Schedule, New Health Net Broker Bonus, Employer’s Guide to ACA Reporting, Updates, News & More

DICKERSON WEEKLY NEWS

Holiday Schedule

We would like to give our very best wishes to all this holiday season! We are here to offer our support. Please note our holiday schedule is as follows.
Closed on Friday, December 24th
Closed on Friday, December 31st

Please submit your groups early to avoid delays!
If you need assistance during any time that our offices are closed, please leave a message for your sales rep or customer service associate, and they will get back to you at their first opportunity.

2022 Broker Bonus Program

Keep growing your group book of business! Health Net has Small and Large Group broker incentives that will help you start the new year! 

The 2022 Broker Incentive Program for Health Net’s Small Group medical plan new sales (including sales through CalChoice) is in place. Brokers will receive $60 per member for each new small business employer group sold.  

The 2022 Broker Incentive Program for Health Net’s Large Group medical plan will give brokers 2% of paid premiums received for 12 months – for each new large employer group.

Contact your Dickerson Sales Rep for more information!

Employer’s Guide to ACA Reporting: 2021 Forms and Instructions

We have a new guide to share that contains information on the IRS’ Draft Proposed Rule that, among other things, permanently provides an automatic 30-day extension of the deadline for ALEs to furnish Forms 1095-C to individuals. This guide is of interest to employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent employees and employers of any size with self-insured plans. Employers should be prepared to respond to IRS Employer Shared Responsibility Provision (ESRP) penalty letters and continue to prepare for 2021 reporting, which will occur in the first quarter of 2022.

View the UPDATED Employer’s Guide to ACA Reporting from the Broker Marketing Portal under the ACA Compliance Menu.

If you haven’t registered for our Broker Marketing Portal, click here to sign up! We have guides, tip sheets, compliance information, marketing material, and more valuable content to help with your business!

DICKERSON INDUSTRY NEWS

Legal Alert: 6th Circut Court of Appeals Dissolves 5th Circuit’s Stay of OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 Vaccine and Testing

On December 17, 2021, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit dissolved the stay of OSHA’s November 5, 2021 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for private employers with 100 or more employees issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Click here to read the whitepaper.

How LA, Calling the Shots on School Vaccine Mandates, Can Lead the Way on Covid Rules

In the middle of a measles outbreak, the Los Angeles school system required students to be inoculated or stay out of class. Other school systems followed the practice. Will it work again now that the county is insisting that teens have their shots against covid? Click here to read the full story.