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Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021

Dear Valued Clients, On December 27, 2020, President Trump signed Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (“Act”). The voluminous appropriations and COVID-19 relief package also includes the most significant health care legislation since the Affordable Care Act, addressing balancing billing and cost transparency, as well as extending the COVID-related

Aug 16, 2021 | Blog

Q&A with Debbie Bellenger, Manager of Health and Wellness, Pinnacle Health Management

Q&A with Debbie Bellenger, Manager of Health and Wellness, Pinnacle Health Management Health and wellness benefits are evolving because of COVID-19. An estimated 57% of senior leaders are assigning a higher priority to care benefits to better support employees’ work/life balance due to the pandemic, according to

May 12, 2021 | Blog

COBRA Benefit Extensions and Premium Subsidy

FAQs  (Updated May 25, 2021) Subsidy Eligibility Q:  What would disqualify a termed employee from being eligible for the subsidy? A:  The subsidy is available to assistance eligible individuals (AEIs)—qualified beneficiaries who are eligible for and elect COBRA for a period of coverage within the subsidy period

Mar 31, 2021 | Blog

COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing FAQs

This resource provides an overview of a specific federal and state developments. It is subject to change and is not intended to be, and should not be construed as, legal advice for any particular situation. You can read the attachment here, or review the text below. Last

Feb 01, 2021 | Blog

Pinnacle Update: COVID-19 Vaccinations

While the country is still in the early phases of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine, we want to keep you informed of what we are doing as an organization to prepare. As you are aware, the COVID-19 vaccine will have limited availability at first due to limited supplies.

Jan 20, 2021 | Blog

More small businesses turn to self-funding in 2020, study finds

According to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s (KFF) Employer Health Benefits 2020 Annual Survey, more small businesses are turning to self-funded health plans to manage their health care benefit costs. KFF’s annual survey of employers provides a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage, including premiums, employee

Dec 30, 2020 | Blog

Recent Legislative Updates on COVID-19 (AB 685 and SB 1159)

COVID-19 has presented businesses with a number of challenges this year, but Pinnacle’s team of experts is here to help keep you informed. Governor Newsom recently signed two pieces of COVID-related legislation (AB 685 and SB 1159) into law. These changes will affect employer obligations regarding COVID-19

Dec 07, 2020 | Blog

Pinnacle Launches Enhanced Diabetes Program

IRVINE, Calif. (August 25, 2020) – Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc., in partnership with Pinnacle Health Management, has announced the launch of its Enhanced Diabetes Program. The program will enable eligible participants to leverage advanced mobile technology to manage their diabetes more effectively. Participants of the program have

Aug 25, 2020 | Blog

Pinnacle Launches New Website

Pinnacle is pleased to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website! Our goal with this website is to provide our visitors with an easier way to learn about our services. We also want to ensure we provide existing clients with easy access to our portals and

Jul 20, 2020 | BlogNews
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