When it's time to shop for rates, generate your own proposals with bpQuote, or let us do it for you. In fact, we prefer to do it! Provide us with the census and quote preferences and we'll deliver a proposal within 24 hours. You will always have access to make changes and final edits.
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bpQuote pushed out two reporting enhancements on the proposal options page and two enhanced to the EaseCentral Enrollment Export feature.COST COMPARISON REPORTUsers now have the ability to select one or more Metallic tiers to filter the Cost Comparison Report by. An example of the Metallic tier filter is provided below.TABLE RATESWhen generating table rates, users now have the ability to factor in a base plan contribution.
We've added a new enhancement to a number of reports within bpQuote! Starting Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the following reports will show whether each quoted plan falls into a Broad Network, or a Narrow Network:Side By SideSide By Side DetailPlan GridEmployee Rate Side By SideSingle Plan DetailFull BenefitsDual OptionThis enhancement makes it easier for users to identify if they have unintentionally included a Narrow Network plan.
There’s a new enhancement to the Multi Option report! Users can still map all employees to a single plan by using the “Bulk Mapping” option or they can select the new “Current Plan Mapping” option instead. With the new feature, the user can designate a corresponding alternate plan for each Current plan.
bpQuote has a new Enrollment Export button that will allow Brokers with existing EaseCentral accounts to export a Group from the quote engine into their EaseCentral portal.The button is available on the Main Menu and the on the Proposal Options page of a specific group quote.The basic information being sent to EaseCentral includes: Group InformationCensus InformationPlans OfferedRates for those PlansBenefits for those PlansEligibility for those PlansEmployer Contribution (optional)Applications and any benefits summaries, SBCs, and provider and prescription search links will need to be added within the group's EaseCentral account.
The Medical Plan Selection page has been enhanced to include the Inpatient Hospitalization benefits. This enhancement will provide an easily accessible way to help differentiate between plans during the selection process.The image below shows the location of the Inpatient Hospitalization benefits on the Medical Plan Selection page.For assistance with bpQuote enhancements, please contact your B&P Group Specialist – 888.
The bpQuote dental plan comparison has been enhanced to enable users to easily compare benefit information between plans. By clicking the “Compare” button with multiple plans selected, benefits information for the selected plans will be displayed in a side-by-side format.The below image features the enhanced dental plan comparison process.For assistance with bpQuote enhancements, please contact your B&P Group Specialist – 888.
The Medical Plan Selection page has been enhanced to use both the Medical Filters and the Medical Portfolios simultaneously to narrow plan search results. Prior to this enhancement, a plan search could be narrowed by either the Medical Filters or the Medical Portfolios, but not both.The below image features the enhanced medical plan selection process.
New Hire Worksheets To overcome problematic variations in the way carriers rate new hires, a new functionality is available that will allow you to generate New Hire Worksheets while viewing the Census. The two screen shots shown below outline how to generate the New Hire Worksheets so the rates are correct for the given Carrier, Group Renewal Date & New Hire Enrollment Date.
We are pleased to share that even more bpQuote reports have received a fresh look and are available now. Please see the images below to view the new look of the Single Plan Details, Benefit Sheet, Rider Summary, Portfolio Plan List, and Underwriting Guidelines reports. For assistance with bpQuote report enhancements, please contact your b&p Group Specialist- 888.
bpQuote has a revised census template. Please begin using the new version immediately and replace any old version of the template you may have saved on your computer. Download the new census template here. For questions, please contact a member of your b&p Sales Team - 888.722.3373
|Cover Page||Generic quote cover page that may be customized with the broker's logo.|
|Census (EEs Only)||Also known as the Group Profile, this report includes the company and broker name, effective date and basic employee census data.|
|Census (EEs + Dep)||This report includes the company and broker name, effective date and basic employee and dependent census data.|
|Plan Grid||A simple plan summary with group totals displayed vertically. Illustrates number of employees included in total with no employer contributions.|
|Side by Side||This is the most popular report. It summarizes benefits and total premium for up to seven (7) plans per page.|
|Side by Side Detail||This report includes five (5) additional benefit categories plus premiums that the Side by Side does not include. Due to the extra details you may only include three (3) plans per page.|
|Employee Rate Side by Side||Similar to the Side by Side Detail, except it displays each employee's individual and dependent rate and the group total.|
|Employee Rate Detail||Similar to the Single Plan Detail report except benefits are displayed horizontally with an employee rate breakdown. Will accommodate two (2) plans per page if group size is not too large.|
|Member Rate Detail||This report provides a short benefit summary and an individual rate per each enrolling member in the displayed plan.|
|Full Benefits||The most detailed benefit summary in bpQuote; one plan per page.|
|Single Plan Detail||This report displays a summary of benefits, premium and contributions while also providing a rate breakdown by employee.|
|Underwriting Guidelines||Detailed underwriting rules by carrier.|
|Rider Report||This report displays the additional cost of riders by employee. Riders include: Pediatric Dental (Anthem and Blue Shield), Chiropractic, and Acupuncture.|
|Portfolio Grid||A summary of each carrier's portfolio from which the quoted plans are included.|
|Current / Renewal||Displays the current plan's benefit summary and employee totals for both current and renewal plans.|
|Cost Comparison||Premium totals are broken down by employee, dependent and total in a vertical format. Easily analyze plans similar or less expensive than current plans and/or show all carriers and all plans in few pages.|
|Employee ACA Worksheet||Illustrates an employee's individual and each dependent's cost for each plan being made available for enrollment. It displays costs based on employer contribution, contribution period and can also factor in rollover contributions.|
|Employee Basic Worksheet||Illustrates an employee's individual and spousal cost for each plan being made available for enrollment.|
|Table Rates ACA||Also referred to as Book Rates. This report displays plan rates for every age category by rating area. Table Rates are also accessible from the Main Menu of bpQuote.|
|Dual Option||This report displays an employee rate breakdown of actual enrollment across one (1) HMO and one (1) PPO from the same carrier in one column; displays four (4) options per page.|
|Multi Option||Also known as the Multi Choice Plan Summary, this report displays total cost for employees and employer (in one column) when the group is offering multiple carriers and/or multiple plans.|
|Multi Option Final Rates
|This report displays the final rate breakdown for the employees and employer including the total cost of plans and contribution costs when the group is offering multiple carriers and/or multiple plans.|
|Side by Side Comparison||This report displays a summary of benefits and total monthly premium for four plans per page. An employee breakdown is listed on the same page if the size of the group is not too large.|
|Dental Plan Detail||This report displays a summary of benefits, premium and contributions while also providing a rate breakdown by employee.|
|Dental Cost Comparison||Easily analyze plans similar or less expensive than current plans and/or show all carriers and all plans in few pages.|
|Dental Employee Elect||Also known as an employee worksheet, it illustrates an employee's individual and tiered cost for each plan being made available for enrollment. It displays costs based on employer contribution, contribution period.|
|Dental Underwriting||Underwriting rules by carrier.|
|Group Life Proposal||Includes Carrier name, policy amount, total monthly premium and a breakdown of each employee's name, age, benefit and premium.|
|Life Underwriting||Underwriting rules by carrier.|
|Group Vision Proposal||Includes in- and out-of-network benefit descriptions, total monthly premium and a breakdown of each employee's name, age. It also includes employee, dependent and total premium.|
|Vision Underwriting||Underwriting rules by carrier.|
|Footnotes||Includes special rules and considerations for each carrier. These are in addition to Underwriting Guidelines.|