News & Updates
b&p's Preferred Small Group Private Exchange continues to improve their offering!
In addition, CaliforniaChoice has announced their August 1, 2014 rate adjustments. Details are provided below.
MEDICAL RATE ADJUSTMENTS
Medical rates have been adjusted for August 2014 effective dates with no plan or benefit changes. Quoting for an August 1, 2014 effective date is now available.
August 2014 Rate Guide
CaliforniaChoice has released benefit summaries with a May 2014 revision date. The summaries are provided below; however, the UnitedHealthcare plans have not been incorporated yet. Stay tuned!
SPECIALTY RATE ADJUSTMENTS
Dental, Vision, Life, Chiro and Acupuncture did not experience any rate or benefit changes for August 1, 2014 effective dates.
The addition of UnitedHealthcare created the need to revise many CaliforniaChoice forms and materials for August 1, 2014 effective dates. A few of the revised forms are mentioned below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Only CaliforniaChoice updated applications for August 1, 2014 will be accepted beginning with the August 1, 2014 effective date. Earlier versions will not be accepted. Write-ins or cross-outs are not accepted.
To ensure new forms are not utilized earlier than permitted, they will not be posted to the beere&purves website until early July. If required earlier, please contact your Small Group Specialist for assistance.
Please contact any member of your b&p Sales Team for assistance with quote requests and questions regarding the details above - 888.722.3373.