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Overview of Covered California

September 12, 2013 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Health Insurance Awareness Week

September 9 – 15, 2013

This presentation will be an overview of Covered California with an emphasis on the SHOP (Small Business Health Options) program. The material will provide a look at what is available to small employers with 1 to 50 employees through Covered California.


Chris Patton_2013Speaker: Chris Patton, Vice President of Sales and Agent Management
Covered California SHOP


Chris Patton joined Pinnacle Claims Management, Inc., representing the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) for Covered California, as the Vice President of SHOP Sales and Agent Management in June 2013.

With industry experience in the California market spanning more than 14 years, Chris has significant experience in both the retail and wholesale distribution of group health insurance products.  Chris spent several years in sales management at California’s largest private exchange where he was responsible for the launch of several multiple carrier programs and the management of a statewide sales team.

In his role for Covered California, Chris is responsible for SHOP sales and agent management.  Chris and his team are staffed statewide to support the role of the agent and to ensure the successful launch and ongoing distribution of the SHOP to small businesses in California.

Chris is excited to be a part of Covered California’s mission to increase the number of insured Californians.

Event Info

Handlery Hotel San Diego
950 Hotel Circle North
San Diego 92108

Registration: 11:30 AM to 12:00 PM
SDAHU Business: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Speaker Presentation: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM

Cost to Attend:
Member: $20
First Time Guest: $20
Non Member: $50

Fees increase an additional $25 after September 10th so hurry and register now before it’s too late!  Registration closes at noon on September 11th.

All fees are non-refundable; either full or partial.



September 12, 2013
11:30 am - 1:30 pm


Handlery Hotel