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Anthem Plan & Rate Updates Effective January 2024

Anthem announced rate and plan updates for January 1, 2024 effective dates. Rates are available for quoting!



Medical Quarterly Rate Change Average:

  • PPO: 2.0%
  • HMO: 0.8%


Medical Average Annual / Renewal Rate Change Average:

  • PPO: 8.4%
  • HMO: 9.2%


Anthem's Dental & Vision plans will have no rate action for new business.


Selling Highlights

  • DE9C not required with 3 or more subscribers enrolling. A prior carrier bill is required if DE9C is not provided (excludes virgin groups).
  • Relaxed participation:
    • 25% participation for groups with 5 or more enrolled subscribers.
    • 65% participation for groups with 4 or fewer enrolled subscribers.
  • Valid waivers include individual coverage, Medicare, Medi-Cal, military service, or covered as a dependent on an employer-sponsored group plan.


Additional Network Flexibility

For Q1, Anthem Small Group will be allowing additional network flexibility. Employers can select one of the following pairings:

  • Both PPO networks alongside any 2 HMO networks (including Vivity)
  • Both PPO networks alongside Select HMO, Priority Select HMO, and Vivity HMO (excludes CaliforniaCare HMO)


Important Dates

  • 10/24/23: January renewals posted on Producer Toolbox
  • 10/30/23: January renewals mailed to Employers
  • 11/03/23: January renewals available on EmployerAccess



For questions or help with an Anthem Blue Cross quote, please contact a member of your B&P Sales Team - 888.722.3373.