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May 2009 Rate Increase & Area Alignment

Mar 02, 2009

Anthem Blue Cross California small group renewing business will experience a health and dental rate action in May 2009, along with a rating area alignment. Twenty counties within the nine rating areas will be affected. This is the  first rate action in a 12-month period for Anthem Blue Cross, with an average overall renewal increase of 11%* for the EmployeeElect portfolio. 



 North  South  Total
HMO  10.4%  7.7%  8.0%
PPO  12.1%  8.4%  10.0%
CDHP 18.4% 14.2% 16.7%

As for their dental portfolio, the average overall renewal increase for dental PPO plans is 8.5% and 4% for DHMO plan. Keep in mind, the ZIP code adjustment in some of the rating areas could produce a slightly lower or higher change.

For all May 2009 updates in a convenient, two page document, click here

If you have any questions, please contact your B&P representative.

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