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Covered California to Host Small Business Health Options Program Advisory Group Webinar

Covered California will host the second Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) Advisory Group webinar of the year on May 14 from noon – 3:30 p.m. (PT). The SHOP Advisory Group provides advice and recommendations to Covered California staff to help refine policies that ensure Covered California offers value to small businesses that purchase coverage through SHOP. For businesses with 50 or fewer full-time equivalent employees, Covered California is scheduled to conduct open enrollment later this year for coverage that will begin on January 1, 2014. Covered California will enroll businesses with no more than 100 full-time equivalent employees starting in October 2015 for coverage beginning in January 2016. To register for the webinar, visit

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