Cigna + Oscar Updates, Monkeypox, Health Net Member Portal, Updates, News & More

DICKERSON WEEKLY UPDATE

Cigna + Oscar Carrier Spotlight

Cigna + Oscar shared some Q4 updates that we wanted to spotlight.

  • Q4 2022 New Business Rate Pass!
  • Flexible Underwriting – 51% eligible in CA, No DE9C down to 3 enrolled (not a promotion – always!), Any 4 plans allowed, Flexible for startup groups (no tax docs if 3+ enrolled)
  • Cigna + Oscar can be paired with any other carrier and any other plan type! 60% overall participation is required, but only 3+ need to enroll with Cigna + Oscar
  • CA Flexible group plans that fit everyone’s needs – 18 plans available with both LocalPlus EPO and Open Access Plus PPO networks.
  • Dedicated Care Team – Employees are paired with their own care team that will help answer questions and help them find the best care in the area
  • No-Cost, Unlimited telemedicine, and dedicated health guides are available 24/7

Contact your Dickerson Sales Rep for more information!

Monkeypox (MPX) Updates

The CDC is providing the most up to date information about Monkeypox (MPX), Health Net prepared a new MPX web page for members. This page provides information about MPX, the symptoms and their causes, and what actions to take as well as how to protect yourself.

Health Net will be reaching out to Members regarding this information in the coming weeks.

 

Updating Member’s Online Accounts on 9/26

Health Net is improving its member’s online portal. Members will need to re-register for their new online account and avoid interrupting access starting September 26th.

Improvements members will experience:

  • Easier navigation to frequently used features
  • Personalized alerts about coverage and their health
  • Easier access to secure messaging
  • New features added throughout the year

What has not changed:

Member’s pharmacy, benefit summary, and plan information will stay the same. They can download or print your ID card, change their primary doctor, and access information about our health and wellness programs.

Contact your Dickerson Sales Rep for more information!

DICKERSON INDUSTRY NEWS

New 988 Mental Health Crisis Line Sees Jump in Calls and Texts During First Month

New data shows that in August – the first full month that 988 was operational — the Lifeline saw a 45% increase in overall calls, texts, and chats compared to August 2021. Click here to read the full article.

 

While Inflation Takes a Toll on Seniors, Billions of Dollars in Benefits Go Unused

Millions of older adults are having trouble making ends meet, especially now. Yet many don’t realize help is available, and some notable programs that offer financial assistance are underused. Click here to read the full article.