Second-quarter 2018 rate adjustments
There will be a second-quarter rate action of 1.9% for all PPO medical plans and 1.0% for all HMO medical plans. All portfolio dental, vision, and life insurance plan rates will remain unchanged.
Growing networks for more choice
Beginning with April 2018 effective dates, groups may offer both Tandem PPO and Full PPO plans together for savings and flexibility.
25% Relaxed participation requirement – Extended into 2018!
Blue Shield continues to maintain relaxed participation requirements through June 30, 2018, with a minimum of five enrolling with Blue Shield.