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1-99: Anthem Rate Adjustments Effecitve October 2015

Jul 17, 2015

RATE ADJUSTMENTS
Anthem Blue Cross has announced rate adjustments by product for October 1, 2015 effective dates. All rates are available for quoting!

SMALL GROUP 1-50

  • Medical (ACA Plans): RATE PASS
  • Dental (Prime & Complete): modest rate increase
  • Dental (Legacy Plans): RATE PASS
  • Vision: RATE PASS
  • Life: RATE PASS

MID-MARKET 51-99

  • Medical
    • HMO Plans: 3.6% average rate DECREASE
    • PPO Plans: 3.6% average rate DECREASE
  • Dental, Vision, Life: RATE PASS

OCTOBER BOOK RATES

Book rates for October 2015 effective dates are provided below and are also available on the b&p website.  

PLAN UPDATES
MEDICAL
  • Select HMO Medical plans have been removed from Region 8 (San Mateo County).
     

ANCILLARY

  • Legacy PPO Dental plans will be discontinued. They will only be available for quoting and sale for October 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 effective dates until August 17, 2015.
  • Legacy Dental Net plans will remain available for new group sales.
  • Prime & Complete Dental plan portfolio is being refined. More details are available ​here.
IMPORTANT DATES
  • July 16th: Rate Guides will be released via a Producer Newsletter.
  • Late July: October renewals will be released via Producer Toolbox. IMPORTANT NOTE: Producer renewals will no longer be mailed.
  • Late July: October renewals will be mailed to employers.
  • Early September: November and December renewals will be mailed.
For further assistance with Anthem Blue Cross business, please contact your b&p Group Sales Representative - 888.722.3373.
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