DICKERSON WEEKLY NEWS
Announcing Anthem’s Small Group Special Broker Incentive Program
- Groups submitted through GA partners will qualify.
- Small Groups of up to 100 employees are eligible to participate.
- New Small Business Group employees are those who have the same enrollment effective date as the employer groups’ original Anthem effective date.
- Appointed agents must be in good standing with a current, signed Anthem agent contact and a valid license on file.
- Groups must be active at the end of the bonus period.
- The commission percentage is based on the number of enrolled employees with Anthem medical plans.
|Sell Medical effective 9/1/21 or 9/15/2021:||You’ll earn:|
|Medical group (5+ enrolled employees)||7% commission for the life of the case|
|Sell Medical effective 10/1/21 thru 1/15/2022:||You’ll earn:|
|Medical group (10+ enrolled employees)||6% commission for the life of the case|
|Sell Specialty effective 9/1/21 thru 1/15/2022:||Per enrolled contract you’ll earn:|
Anthem Renewal Changes
Beginning in September, small group medical client renewal packets will include a dental and/or vision quote automatically. This will apply to all groups with a minimum of 5 enrolled subscribers. Rates are based on the number of subscribers enrolled and will not include any discounts. The rates may change once you provide the Specialty Benefit Modification form, which provides the SIC code and eligible subscriber count. The Dickerson team is also available to provide a quote for another plan and may be able to get the group better rates!
Click here to see the FAQs from Anthem
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Anthem’s Q3 2021 Rate Action
|Quarterly Rate Change Average:||Annual/Renewal Rate Change Average:|
|PPO: 0.8%||PPO: -3.4%|
|HMO: 1.0%||HMO: -8.4%|
|Combined: 0.8%||Combined: -3.9%|
Areas including San Diego and San Francisco are receiving rate reductions.
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