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Anthem Plan & Rate Updates Effective October 2020

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



Average Medical Quarterly Rate Change

  • PPO: 0.6% decrease
  • HMO: 6.7% decrease

Average Renewal Rate Change

  • PPO: 3.5% increase
  • HMO: 2.3% decrease


There are no other Dental, Life, or Vision changes.


Underwriting Promos Extended Through December 15, 2020!

  • Relaxed Participation: 25% participation for groups of 5 or more enrolled subscribers! 65% participation required for 4 or fewer enrolled subscribers.
  • DE9C: Not required with 6 or more subscribers enrolling! Groups with prior coverage must submit prior carrier bill. Excludes virgin groups.
  • Valid Waivers: Individual coverage both on and off of the Exchange will be accepted as a valid waiver
  • Dual HMO Networks (Dual network no longer offered for PPO*): Groups can select Anthem Full HMO and Select HMO or Select HMO and Priority Select HMO!


*Please note is running a network promotion from October 1, 2020 through March 15, 2021. Read our news post for more information.


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