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Anthem Adjustments Effective October 2014

Jul 28, 2014


Anthem Blue Cross has announced a Medical RATE PASS with no change to benefits for 2014 ACA Medical or Vision and Life for October 1, 2014 effective dates.

Pre-ACA Medical plans and legacy Dental plans will receive rate increases. Please keep in mind when evaluating pre-ACA rate increases that the majority of the plans have not received a premium adjustment since second quarter of 2013. All rates are available for quoting!


  • Medical (ACA Plans): RATE PASS 
  • Medical (Pre-ACA Plans): rate increase
    • EmployeeElect Portfolio: 13.5%
    • EmployeeChoice Portfolio: 7.5%
    • BeneFits Portfolio: 11%
    • Base Rate Increase by Plan (October 2013 vs October 2014)
  • Dental (Prime & Complete): modest rate increase 
  • Dental (Legacy Plans): modest rate increase 
  • Vision: RATE PASS
  • Life: RATE PASS


  • Medical: 6.5% to 6.9% average rate increase

October 2014 Book Rates

Please contact any member of your b&p Sales Team for assistance with quote requests and questions regarding the details above - 888.722.3373.
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