CaliforniaChoice Adds Claremont Insurance Services as General Agency Partner

William Arsn

CHOICE Administrators announced Claremont Insurance Services as a new General Agency partner for the company’s CaliforniaChoice multi-carrier private health insurance exchange for small businesses effective October 1, 2020. Claremont Insurance Services is currently contracted with CHOICE Administrators for ChoiceBuilder, the nation’s only ancillary benefits exchange.

“At CaliforniaChoice, our mission is to provide greater access to better health insurance choices,” said Michael Payton, Senior Vice President of Sales and Account Management at CHOICE Administrators. “Part of that mission is contracting with the right distribution partners to deliver our product to a broader marketplace. We are excited to expand our agreement with Claremont Insurance Services to be a distributor for both of our CaliforniaChoice and ChoiceBuilder products.”

“Brokers demand high-quality solutions for their clients,” said Michael Traynor, President of Claremont Insurance Services. “CaliforniaChoice meets that challenge with an outstanding product that supports California employers’ efforts to provide their employees more choice, while streamlining benefits administration and gaining cost control. We’re pleased to represent this market innovator.”

CaliforniaChoice offers coverage from eight different health plans and more than 80 benefit plan designs in a single program. Members can select from Anthem Blue Cross, Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Oscar Health, Sharp Health Plan, Sutter Health Plus, UnitedHealthcare, and Western Health Advantage.

As America’s largest private health insurance exchange, CaliforniaChoice give employees the ability to find a health plan to address their specific individual or family health care needs, while enabling the employer to lock in coverage costs for 12 months. CaliforniaChoice is available exclusively through CHOICE Administrators and contracted General Agents.

About CHOICE Administrators

CHOICE Administrators is the parent organization of CaliforniaChoice and ChoiceBuilder, America’s first ancillary benefits exchange. Together, the two exchanges currently serve more than 28,000 small businesses and nearly 450,000 members across California. The CaliforniaChoice provider network includes more than 80,000 doctors and 400 hospitals.

About Claremont Insurance Services

Claremont Insurance Services is a leading General Agency serving employee benefits brokers and agents throughout California. Claremont helps clients increase revenue, reduce operational costs and reduce risk by truly understanding the California market, then sharing that insight with brokers and agents to ensure they can best serve their clients. Claremont focuses on building their clients’ businesses through market analysis, product education, and a comprehensive portfolio of competitive health, dental, and ancillary insurance plans.

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Polly Neves, Executive Vice President, Marketing
The Word & Brown Companies
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