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Anthem: Plan & Rate Updates Effective January 2018

Oct 05, 2017

Anthem Blue Cross announced rate and plan updates for January 1, 2018 effective dates. All rates are available for quoting except Dental Prime & Complete (expected soon). 

RATES 

Medical: 

Anthem Blue Cross has been extremely consistent with a net change of 6.6% for PPO plans and -3.1% for HMO plans since January 1, 2016. 

Ancillary: Minor rate changes 

Dependents: 

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: 

The rating for large families will not be impacted; the three oldest children under the age of 21 will continue to be used for rating.

PLANS & BENEFITS 

New Plans: 

Discontinued Plans: 

Existing Plans: Anthem PPO plans will receive changes to office visit copays, out-of-pocket maximums and pharmacy.

UNDERWRITING 

Anthem has extended their current underwriting promotions through March 15, 2018 

BOOK RATES 

Book rates for Anthem Blue Cross provided below and on the B&P website. 

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

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