News & Updates
CaliforniaChoice announced rate and benefit changes for January 1, 2018 effective dates with no underwriting changes. Rates are available for quoting!
Please note, Kaiser Permanente is offering rate and benefit parity on all plans beginning in 2018 (no off anniversary moves, i.e. a current Kaiser direct group could only move to CaliforniaChoice at their Kaiser renewal).
Medical: varies by carrier, plan, and region
Ancillary: Rate changes to SmileSaver Plan 1000 & Plan 3000
Currently, children ages 0 to 20 are in one premium age band. Effective January 1, 2018 for new and renewing business, children ages 0 to 20 will follow the new Federal uniform age curve:
New Medical Plans:
Discontinued Medical Plans:
Existing Medical Plans: Most CaliforniaChoice plans will experience benefit changes.
Ancillary Plans: No plan or benefit changes.
As a reminder, UC Davis Health will be exiting the WHA provider network effective January 1, 2018. Current members will be required to select a new Primary Care Physician.
There are no underwriting changes for 1/1/18.
Member Value Program: the Member Value Program, the newest addition to CaliforniaChoice's Business Solutions Suite. The Member Value Program is an online store available at calchoice.com, where your clients can access some amazing discounts on high-end products and services like Fitbit, Jawbone, and Polar products – up to 40%!
The Member Value Program will be live on calchoice.com on January 1, 2018.
Book rates for CaliforniaChoice are provided below and on the B&P website:
For questions, please contact a member of your B&P Sales Team - 888.722.3373.