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UHC: Plan & Rate Updates Effective January 2018

​UHC announced rate and plan updates for January 1, 2018 effective dates with no underwriting changes. Rates are available for quoting! 



  • ​PPO: 2.5% increase 
  • HMO: 0.6% decrease 


Currently, children ages 0 to 20 are in one premium age band. Effective January 1, 2018 for new and renewing business, children ages 0 to 20 will follow the new Federal uniform age curve: 

  • One age band for children 0-14; and 
  • Separate single age bands for children 15-20 

The rating for large families will not be impacted; the three oldest children under the age of 21 will continue to be used for rating.


Discontinued Plans: 

  • Bronze Select Plus HSA 6500/0% 
  • Bronze Core HSA 6500/0% 
  • Silver Alliance 30%/2000 
  • Bronze Alliance HSA 0%/6500 

Existing Plans: All other UHC Small Group plans will receive benefits changes


Real Appeal: Nearly seven out of ten adults are considered overweight or obese. UHC's Real Appeal is working to reverse this trend, with tools and support to help employees lose weight, feel good, and prevent weight-related health conditions. Real appeal is provided at no additional cost to employees as part of their benefit plan. It teaches participants how to eat healthy and be active - without turning their lives upside down. View the Real Appeal flyer for more details.


Book rates are provided below and available on the B&P website.

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