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Aetna Plan and Rate Updates Effective October 2020

Aetna announced rate updates for October 1, 2020 effective dates. Rates are available for quoting!



Medical (rate changes may vary by plan, region or network - see the image below for more information)

  • HMO: 3.2% increase
  • MC/PPO/EPO: 0.5% decrease


Dental rates are also changing.


Network Updates

Effective July 1, 2020, the Savings Plus network will no longer be available for new business in Northern California, which includes Fresno County. All renewing groups currently with Savings Plus will continue to have the network available to them. There are no changes to the Savings Plus network for Southern California.


See Aetna's updated Savings Plus flyer that shows the hospitals included in the Savings Plus network.


Underwriting Promotion Continued

Aetna is running a relaxed underwriting promotion through December 31, 2020 effective dates:

  • 25% participation for groups of 5 or more enrolled subscribers
  • 65% participation for groups of 4 or fewer enrolled subscribers


2020 Broker Bonus

It’s simple. Just sell Aetna new business plans to groups in California with 1-100 eligible employees. The bonus payout is the same if you sell direct with Aetna or through a General Agent. Bonus is based on the total number of enrolled employees for all the groups you sell with Aetna. 

  • 1 – 74 subscribers - $50 per enrolled employee
  • 75+ subscribers - $100 per enrolled employee


See Aetna's Broker Bonus flyer for more information.


Attain by Aetna App

The Attain by Aetna program is now available to all medically enrolled members with a CA ACA compliant plan. 


The Attain app is a first-of-its-kind health experience designed in collaboration with Apple®, that offers personalized goals, achievable actions and big rewards. Attain members can order an Apple Watch in Attain and earn it with points over 24 months and earn up to $80 in gift cards. All they’ll pay is a one-time activation fee of $7 plus sales tax. Or bring their own Apple Watch & earn up to $280 in gift cards to popular retailers like Amazon, CVS and Best Buy. 


Attain is available to medically enrolled employees, their spouses and 18+ dependents.   


See the Attain FAQ flyer for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the Attain flyer more information.  


Book Rates

The Aetna book rates will be posted to the B&P website when they are available.


For questions, please contact a member of your B&P Sales Team – 888.722.3373.