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CaliforniaChoice® has announced that 3rd quarter 2018 quoting is available now.

The new Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO D plan will be available in San Diego County starting July 1. This plan utilizes the Sharp Performance network. It has no calendar-year deductible, and has a flat-dollar copay for hospital services — in  patient and emergency room visits. For more details, the Q3 CaliforniaChoice® Benefit Summaries are available on the LISI website.

The Sharp Gold HMO C plan will be discontinued effective July 1. On the group’s renewal effective date, members enrolled in this plan will roll to the Sharp Gold HMO B plan.  Members may select another plan by submitting and employee Change Request Form.

Also, these two Sharp plans have favorable benefit changes retroactive to January 1:

  • Sharp Silver HMO A — The individual deductible went from $2,600 to $2,100; the new family deductible is $4,200.
  • Sharp Bronze HMO A —The copay went from $100 to $75 for specialist visits, urgent care, allergy testing, and prosthetic and orthotic devices.

Remember to use the correct applications for the applicable effective date:

Contact your LISI Regional Sales Manager to find out more.