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CCSB Provides Quarterly Updates on, Expanded Coverage Options, and Small Business Tax Credits

Covered California for Small Business (CCSB) provided the below updates to agents on the Enhanced, expanded coverage options, and their exclusive small business tax credits.


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Your Quarterly Issue of  Covered California for Small Business Partner News

Covered California for Small Business (CCSB) recently announced the launch of our Enhanced portal. While NEW always includes a learning curve, we are committed to saving our valued Agent partners time with these exciting NEW self-service features such as real-time account updates and account balances, and so much more!


In addition, CCSB is happy to introduce NEW expanded coverage options for 3 Contiguous Metal Tiers & 4 Metal Tiers! These added coverage options are now available for new and renewing Employer groups. See below to learn more about how you can offer Employers more ways to maximize their health plan options at no additional cost.


On behalf of all of us at Covered California for Small Business, we want to thank you for being such a vital part of helping small businesses find the coverage they want and need. None of this would be possible if it was not for the support of our Agent and General Agent partners.


As always, stay healthy and stay safe, and thank you for your commitment. We wish you all a prosperous New Year!


Covered California for Small Business


Expanded Coverage Options! NEW 3 & 4 Metal Tiers

Announcing expanded coverage options including 3 CONTIGUOUS METAL TIERS and 4 METAL TIER OPTIONS, now available for new and renewing Employer Groups.*  


With these additional levels of coverage, you can offer Employers more options to customize their health plan offerings at no additional cost. 


CCSB Metal Tiers Offer Employers More Ways to...

  • Customize their small group coverage at no additional cost
  • Control costs with contributions set to any metal tier plan**
  • Expand options so employees can select coverage that fits their needs



Add flexibility and choice to your portfolio and inform new and renewing Employers that they can select up to 4 tiers of coverage with CCSB. 


Click here to download the flyer.


NEW Enhancements Now Available

With the launch of the NEW portal enhancements, you'll be able to view real-time payments and submit employee enrollments, changes, and terminations - all from the convenience of your Agent account.


Receive real-time confirmation for both payments and account updates, and view your account information in one easy location!


Log in today and explore these timesaving NEW enhancements! 


Download our MyCCSB Agent and Employer User Guides, which include step-by-step instructions on how to register and navigate the portal for both existing

and new users.


Exclusive Tax Credit for Small Businesses

With tax deadlines approaching, 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 Covered California for Small Business. Qualifying groups can apply this tax credit on their Federal Tax Return.


For Small Business Clients that:

  • Have fewer than 25 full-time equivalent employees
  • Pay an average wage of less than $56,000 a year**
  • Pay at least half of their employees' health insurance premiums


Then, there is a federal tax credit that may put money back in their pocket. To learn more, click here.


Additionally, we’ve created two flyers you can share with your clients.