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  • Anthem Blue Cross of California January 2011 Small Group Rate & Benefit Changes

    January 2010 – 4.0%
    April 2010 – 4.7%
    July 2010 – 1.9%
    October 2010 – 2.8%

    Renewal Increases:  

    The January through March renewal increases will vary greatly due to the rating changes Anthem Blue Cross has gone through in the past year. We have had a large variance by product and region, however, we are pleased to announce an average renewal increase for these three months of 14.5%.   

    January 2011 Rate Change Overview:  

     

    (These rates are for Small Group ONLY, the EmployeeElect 51-99 portfolio as well as the Small Group MHP compliant plans now have slightly different rates than our Small Group portfolio.) 

    *These rate adjustments below are averages and will vary by plan and region 

    EmployeeElect Total   Total – 4.7 %  

    The PPO increases will be as follows

    • Premier Plans will receive an average increase of 3.5% 
    • PPO COPAY Plans will receive an average increase of 3.5%
    • Solution PPO Plans will receive an average increase of 4.4%
    • GenRx Plans will receive an average increase of 4.6%
    • Elements Hospital Plans will receive an average increase of 5.0%
    • EPO Plans will receive an average increase of 4.0%

    The Lumenos HSA & HIA plan increases will be as follows

    • HSA 100% plans will receive an average increase of 8.5% 
    • HSA 80% plans will receive an average increase of 8%
    • HIA+ plans will receive an average increase of 8%

     The HMO increases will be as follows

    • All HMO plan families will receive an average increase of 3.5%

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