News & Updates
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.
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.