Covered California Small Business Quarterly News Article


Covered California for Small Business (CCSB) is excited to announce the launch of six new Blue Shield plans, effective July 1, 2023. These new plans will be available upon renewal and are part of CCSB's ongoing commitment to provide employers with added benefits and an enhanced user experience through the MyCCSB Portal, launched in 2022.

The new Blue Shield plans include:

  1. Bronze Trio HMO 7000/70 + Child Dental
  2. Bronze Full PPO Savings 7000 + Child Dental
  3. Silver Full PPO Savings 2300/25% + Child Dental
  4. Access+ Silver 70 HMO 2500/55 + Child Dental
  5. Access+ Gold 80 HMO 250/35 + Child Dental
  6. Access+ Platinum 90 HMO 0/20 + Child Dental

In addition to the new plans, CCSB is relaunching its Partnership That Pays Bonus Program. From July 1, 2023, to January 1, 2024, agents can earn up to $12,000 for new group enrollments. This bonus program highlights CCSB's dedication to providing California's most comprehensive access to healthcare for small businesses.

As tax deadlines approach, eligible small businesses can qualify for federal tax credits of up to 50% on premiums to help pay for the cost of providing health insurance. This exclusive tax credit is only available through CCSB for qualifying groups that meet specific requirements. Click here for more details.

To assist agents in communicating these benefits to their clients, CCSB has created two flyers available for download: the Employer Tax Credit Flyer and the How to Apply for Tax Credit Flyer.

CCSB's Small Business Service Center is available at (855) 777-6782 to answer any questions and provide support. Agents can also easily access and manage their accounts through the MyCCSB Portal.

CCSB remains committed to working with its Agent and General Agent partners in helping small businesses find the coverage they want and need. Their ongoing support is invaluable in achieving CCSB's mission to provide comprehensive healthcare access to small businesses in California