Anthem Announces Updates for Q1

11/1/2021
California
Rate update: Statewide rate average
PPO: 1.1%  
HMO: 0.5%

Network Flexibility Promotion
  • Employers can choose one of the following
    • 2 PPO Networks alongside 1 HMO Network
    • 2 HMO Networks alongside 1 PPO Network
  • DE9C not required with 3 or more enrolling, or for specialty 
    • Excludes virgin groups
    • Prior carrier bill is required if DE9C not provided
    • Anthem reserves the right to request more information
  • Relaxed Participation
    • 25% participation for groups of 5 or more enrolled!
    • 65% participation required for 4 or less enrolled
Vivity Plans
Small groups effective Jan 1, 2022 can enroll in Vivity and save up to 22% over other Anthem HMO plans. Vivity members receive care from top-ranked network of providers, plus:
  • $0 copay for virtual visits from LiveHealth Online (after deductible for HSA)
  • Expanded coverage for chronic conditions
  • $0 copays and no deductible for some services, including preventive care
  • Expanded embedded dental and vision on additional plans
Contact your Warner Pacific Sales Consultant at (800) 801-2300 for more information.
Source: Anthem Blue Cross