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Mandatory Group Health Plan Employee Notification under ACA

All employees need to be notified of the new health insurance market place and potential eligibility for premium assistance through the new ACA health plans.

The Affordable Care Act requires that notices about the health insurance exchanges have to be given to current workers no later than Oct. 1, 2013. The notices have to be given to new workers on the … [Read more...]

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New Covered California Small Business Plans Look Competitive

Covered California small business plans will offer competitive choices for employers

  Covered California released their small business health option plans (SHOP) for small employers and they might prove competitive for some companies with less than 50 employees. In order … [Read more...]

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Covered California funds massive outreach and education effort

A recent Kaiser Family Foundation survey found 49% of Americans don't have enough information to know how the health care reform law will impact their family. This percentage spikes to 58% among the … [Read more...]

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California health insurance CO-OP may be dead

Every start-up or CO-OP needs a little help.

As California builds an innovative health insurance exchange; our efforts to lead the nation with Consumer Operated and Oriented Plans (CO-OP) face an uphill battle. Health insurance CO-OPs were meant … [Read more...]

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Covered California builds small business group plans with PCMI

Covered California builds small group health insurance exchange.

California's health insurance exchange, Covered California, announced that Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc., will be leading the implementation of their small business group health insurance plans. … [Read more...]

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Sacramento Business Spirit is Alive: Tweetups, Inventions, Art, Collectives

Cecil Ramirez, jazz pianist and tweeter.

Even though Sacramento is stuffed with government bureacracies and lobbying groups focused on the state Capitol, there is small crucible of optimistic and energetic group of entrepenuers working to … [Read more...]