ID Card? Not Necessary!

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Did you know ID cards are not necessary for Delta Dental PPO  and PPO  plus Premier, or VSP plans. Members simply need to tell the Delta Dental or VSP provider that they are  a member of Delta Dental for dental coverage, or VSP for vision coverage, and the provider will call the carrier to confirm their eligibility. A generic ID …

10 Essential Facts about the Affordable Care Act and Dental & Vision Coverage

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The Affordable Care  Act (ACA) is changing health care coverage. The goal of health care  reform is to extend affordable benefits to Americans who may not have  had the opportunity to purchase them in the past. This mainly includes individuals who are self- employed or work for small employers with fewer than 50 employees. Health Care  Reform’s complexity makes it …

Costco Benefits with the Affiliate Program

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Effective January 1, 2013,  CoPower added VSP’s Affiliate Program to our VSP portfolio.  Existing VSP groups can add the Affiliate program at any time, and at no charge. The Affiliate Program gives your employees access to over 1,000  retail locations nationwide, including Costco Optical and Eye Care  Centers of America, Inc. Members can enjoy a covered-in-full benefit experience with equivalent …

Going Away Soon… Saturday Mail Delivery

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In February 2013,  the USPS announced plans to eliminate Saturday mail delivery to residential and commercial street addresses. Once implemented in August 2013, mail delivery will only occur Monday through  Friday. Packages will continue to be delivered six days per week.  Mail addressed to PO Boxes will continue to be delivered on Saturdays. Post Offices currently open  on Saturdays will …

Go Green with CoPower!

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Starting January 1, 2013, you can receive your monthly invoice via email! When you sign up, you (and/or your accounting department) will receive an email notification each month alerting you that your CoPower invoice is ready. The email will include a link to the secure site where you can download your invoice. Quick, easy and paper-free – contact your Group …

COBRA Designation for 2013

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Federal (COBRA) and California State (Cal-COBRA) laws allow for continuation of group health benefits by individuals who lose coverage as a result of certain ‘qualifying events’. In order to maintain compliance with these laws, notification of your current group status must be submitted to CoPower on an annual basis. Failure to notify CoPower of a status change will expose your …

Your Group Service Rep (GSR) Is Here For You!

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Each group is assigned a dedicated Group Service Representative to help with questions on eligibility, billing, and enrollment status, and assist with the ordering of plan summaries and Evidence of Coverage booklets. See what customers are saying about the GSR team: “I love the e-mail confirmations that I receive from CoPower when an enrollment has been processed. Also, the enrollment …