Covered California Small Business Updates, ChoiceBuilder 11/1 quoting, Kaiser Travel Member Program, Updates, News & More!


Covered California Small Business Updates

Earn Extra When You Sell New Small Groups

Covered California Small Business has a Broker Bonus Program for groups with effective dates starting 7/1/22 through 1/1/23!

Group Size                           Incentive Earned
51-100                                        $8,000
26-50                                         $4,000
16-25                                          $2,000
6-15                                            $1,000

Click here for the CCSB Bonus Program Flyer

Recent CCSB Enhancements

CCSB recently updated its online portal with new self-service features.

  • COBRA Indicator now shows Federal vs. Cal-COBRA, and changes can be made online or using a change form
  • Cal-COBRA notices and packets will be mailed to the last known address
  • More time for renewals! Groups will no longer go into “expired” status if not competed by renewal.

Expanded Coverage Options

CCSB has expanded coverage options to include 3 CONTIGUOUS MENTAL TIERS AND 4 METAL TIER options. Customize small group coverage at no additional cost!

ChoiceBuilder 11/1 Quoting is Live!

Start quoting for 11/1 today! ChoiceBuilder offers dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, life, and AD&D in a single program from leading insurers.

Contact your Dickerson Sales Rep for help with quoting!

Kaiser Traveling Member Program

Kaiser offers care options when employees are traveling! If something unexpected happens while an employee is traveling, it’s easier than ever to get care. 

Kaiser offers:

  • Remote virtual care
  • MinuteClinic or Concentra urgent care
  • Visit any emergency or urgent care facility while traveling through Cigna’s PPO Network providers and facilities. Just use your digital ID card, available in the KP app.

For urgent and emergency care while traveling out of state, Kaiser Permanente HMO and EPO members have access to Cigna’s PPO Network* providers and facilities. All they need to get care is their digital ID card, available in the Kaiser Permanente app.

Click here to see the guide on getting care away from home

Click here for the traveling employee flyer


*The Cigna PPO Network refers to the health care providers (doctors, hospitals, specialists) contracted as part of the Cigna PPO for Shared Administration.

Cigna is an independent company and not affiliated with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., and its subsidiary health plans. Access to the Cigna PPO Network is available through Cigna’s contractual relationship with the Kaiser Permanente health plans. The Cigna PPO Network is provided exclusively by or through operating subsidiaries of Cigna Corporation, including Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company. The Cigna name, logo, and other Cigna marks are owned by Cigna Intellectual Property, Inc.


What Precautions Should Families Take as Children Return to School? 

Many children are returning to school while coronavirus case numbers are high in their region. Parents and caregivers have a lot of questions about what precautions they should take for their children. Dr. Leana Wen, an emergency physician and health policy and management professor, answers our questions. Click here to read the full story.


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