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CaliforniaChoice Plan & Rate Updates Effective January 2021

Oct 20, 2020

CaliforniaChoice announced rate and benefit changes for January 1, 2021 effective dates with no underwriting changes. Rates are available for quoting!

 

Rates

  • Medical: varies by carrier, plan, and region
  • Ancillary: rates pass except SmileSaver will have new rates for groups of 51-100

 

Plans & Benefits

CaliforniaChoice is adding 19 new medical plans (3 Health Net, 4 Kaiser Permanente, 11 UnitedHealthcare, 1 Western Health Advantage):

  • Health Net Platinum HMO F (WholeCare HMO network)
  • Health Net Platinum HMO G (Salud HMO y Mas network)
  • Health Net Platinum HMO H (Full HMO network)
  • Kaiser Permanente Bronze HMO B (Full HMO network)
  • Kaiser Permanente Silver HMO E (Full HMO network)
  • Kaiser Permanente Gold HMO C (Full HMO network)
  • Kaiser Permanente Gold HMO D (Full HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Silver HMO E (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO F (SignatureValue HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO G (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO H (SignatureValue HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO I (Advantage HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO J (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO K (Advantage HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Platinum HMO D (Advantage HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Platinum HMO E (SignatureValue HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Platinum HMO F (Advantage HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Platinum HMO G (Alliance HMO network)
  • Western Health Advantage Platinum HMO C (Full HMO network)

 

The following 7 plans will be discontinued:

  • Kaiser Permanente Gold HMO A (Full HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Bronze HMO A (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Bronze HMO B (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Silver HMO C (Alliance HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Silver HMO D (Focus HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Gold HMO C (Focus HMO network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Platinum HMO B (Focus HMO network)

 

Existing medical plans will experience benefit changes.

 

Ameritas dental plans will experience some benefit changes.

 

Zip Codes

Anthem Blue Cross will be making some updates to their zip code lists. Sutter Health Plus is expanding their zip code list to include 95620 in Yolo County.

 

Forms

Only the updated applications for 1/1/21 will be accepted beginning with the 1/1/21 effective date. Earlier versions will not be accepted. Write-ins or cross-outs are not accepted.

 

Book Rates

Book rates for CaliforniaChoice will be posted to the B&P website when they are available.

 

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

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