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Availability of 2017 Plan Summaries, EOCs, & SBCs
Nov 30, 2016
Anthem recently released their 2017 portfolio with very competitive rates for new and renewing business. You can reference them below.
As a Reminder: Easy to do Business with Anthem – Continues through Q1 2017
Anthem’s Small Group Portfolio is poised to offer the most comprehensive options in the marketplace heading into 2017. With a robust PPO offering on both full and select networks, stable pricing, and competitive commission levels, Anthem is also extending the following operational efficiencies through March 15, 2017:
- 30% participation for groups of 5+ enrolled
- No DE9-C for groups of 6+ enrolled
- Dual HMO Network option
- Individual enrollment as a valid waiver
- Anniversary Date Changes are Available (January anniversary date changes are due 12/28/16)
Availability of 2017 SOB’s, EOC’s, and SBC’s
SOB’s – The 2017 plan summaries are available at beere&purves. Contact your b&p Sales Team for assistance or check the Anthem Blue Cross partner page on the b&p website December 1st to download.
EOC’s – The 2017 EOCs will be created once approval has been confirmed (Anthem's filings are currently “pending regulatory approval”*). Please remember that as of 12/1/2016, members will obtain their EOC from the member portal and if they need a hard copy, they will need to call into customer service and make a request. Groups/Cases will continue to receive a paper copy until further notice. Here’s a sample of the notice groups received.
*Note: this process is normal and customary as part of the filing process each year.
SBC’s- The full 2017 portfolio is loaded and available now at https://plan-summaries.anthem.com/sobdps/. You may also contact your b&p Sales Team for assistance.
For questions, please contact a member of your b&p Sales Team - 888.722.3373.