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Dickerson Weekly News Updates

DICKERSON INDIVIDUAL UPDATES

VSP Enrollment Bonus

VSP is paying an additional $40 per new enrollment for Q4! This is a bonus on top of new enrollment commissions!

During the incentive period, brokers who have new enrollments shall receive $40 per new enrollment. VSP will pay Dickerson, and then we will pay you! VSP will not be paying brokers directly.

Contact your Dickerson sales rep for more information!

Medica is Expanding

Medica is expanding to Arizona for 2022.  If you have a LICENSE in AZ please send your information to: individual@dickerson-group.com and we will get AZ added for Medica opportunities. Medica will also be expanding to the St. Louis market for 2022.

Click here to get appointed with Dickerson!

BrightHealth is coming to California through Covered CA

Dickerson is proud to announce that we’re now a GA partner in all states including California for BrightHealth. Get ready for 2022 Open Enrollment and get contracted with us now!

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Covered California Announces 2022 Plans

Covered California announced its plans and rates for the 2022 coverage year, which will include a full year of lower premiums under the American Rescue Plan. The new and expanded financial help provided by the law has led to a record 1.6 million people enrolled in Covered California, which contributes to the state having one of the healthiest consumer pools in the nation, resulting in a low rate change for a third straight year. Covered California now has the highest enrollment in its history!

Here are some highlights for 2022:

  • The preliminary average rate change of 1.8% will apply to California Individual Market
  • Expanded carriers available with Covered California 
  • The American Rescue Plan is helping lower premiums for an estimated 1.5 million Californians
  • Covered California is committed to raising the bar on quality care and addressing disparities in care for African Americans and Latinos
  • Covered California special enrollment allows the uninsured to sign up now, no need to wait until November for open-enrollment

Click here to read about Covered California 2022 Plans and Rates.

2022 ACA Enrollment expansion for United Healthcare

United Healthcare will now be available on the health insurance marketplace with affordable plans! Individual and Family plans are currently available in:

AZ, AL, CO, FL, GA, IL, MD, MI, NC, OK, TN, TX, VA and WA.United Healthcare will offer more plans in more areas for 2022 & Competitive Commissions will be available.

Contact Sally Saracay for contracting information!

NEW Molina Provider Directory

The new Molina Marketplace Provider Online Directory is live for all Molina states and lines of business! The new Provider Directory includes:

  • Improved look and feel with user-friendly search functionality – search by category or common searches
  • Interactive map
  • Multiple languages
  • Members login with their My Molina account to see only doctors contracted with their plan, and once logged in, all settings can be customized to the member

Click here to visit the new Molina Marketplace Provider Directory.

If you’re not contracted with Molina or want to be contracted through Dickerson, email us at Individual@dickerson-group.com today!

L.A. Care Update

L.A. Care Covered (LACC) is the only public option in the Covered California Marketplace, with the ability to provide high-quality coverage with some of the lowest premiums in regions 15 and 16.

Here are some of the benefits of LA Care:

  • Members have access to some of the top medical groups and hospitals in the area
  • L.A. Care Community Link to find local resources
  • 24/7 Nurse Advice Line
  • Family Resource Centers and Community Resource Centers
  • Teladoc
  • L.A. Care Health in Motion program
  • Minute Clinic
  • American Rescue Plan benefits through end of 2021

Read more about the benefits of L.A. Care here.

DICKERSON WEEKLY NEWS

Implications of the Six-Pronged Plan on Employers

President Biden unveiled the White House’s “Path out of the Pandemic” which is also being referred to as the “Six-Pronged Plan” that consists of:

1. Vaccinating the unvaccinated with mandates for workers (public and private)
2. Protecting those who are currently vaccinated with booster shots
3. Keeping schools open safely
4. Increase testing for COVID-19
5. Focus on economic recovery
6. Improve care for those with COVID-19

Click here to download the whitepaper.

CAA Provision Status Update

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (CAA) was signed into law on December 27, 2020, and includes several provisions impacting group health plans and health insurance issuers.

Click here to download the whitepaper.