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My Blueprint now allows bill payments via text

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  • pay
  • bill
  • text
  • My Blueprint
  • Arkansas Blue Cross

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield customers who are enrolled in My Blueprint now have the option to enroll in text notifications as well, including the ability to pay a bill by text. - Read More

Enroll Medi-Pak® Advantage and Medi-Pak® Rx PDP members telephonically starting June 1

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  • prescription drug plan
  • Health Advantage
  • Arkansas Blue Cross
  • Medicare
  • Enrollment
  • telephonic
  • Medi-Pak® Rx PDP
  • Medi-Pak® Advantage

Agents and brokers can enroll Medi-Pak® Advantage and Medi-Pak® Rx PDP members telephonically as of June 1. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is launching a telephonic enrollment program for Medi-Pak® Advantage and Medi-Pak® Rx PDP (prescription drug plan) enrollments in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. - Read More

Health Sherpa replaces Blue Solutions tool

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  • Enhanced Direct Enrollment
  • FFM
  • EDE
  • Health Sherpa

Good news! Now you have a new and better tool that lets you directly enroll your Exchange clients through Blueprint for Agents. Health Sherpa now has been added to the site for all agents appointed to sell Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s under-65 products. - Read More

Online bill pay for small groups: a convenient and safe option

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  • AutoPay
  • pay
  • bill
  • online
  • Small Group

As you speak with small-group clients/prospects, you might want to remind them that Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage small-group customers can pay online through Blueprint for Employers, our online portal for employers. - Read More

Health Sherpa to replace Blue Solutions tool

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  • Blue Solutions
  • Health Sherpa
  • Enhanced Direct Enrollment
  • Exchange
  • Federally Facilitated Marketplace

Good news! Soon you’ll have a new and better tool that lets you directly enroll your Exchange clients through Blueprint for Agents. - Read More

COVID-19 causing delays on printed invoices

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  • invoice
  • Health Advantage
  • group
  • delay
  • COVID-19
  • Arkansas Blue Cross

In light of process changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic, printed monthly invoices from Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage will be delayed by a few days for both groups and individuals. - Read More

Dental rates “frozen” for some July/August 2020 renewals

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  • COVID-19
  • frozen
  • rate
  • renewal
  • group
  • Dental

In response to the financial impact the COVID-19 outbreak is having on businesses throughout our state and nation, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is freezing rates for dental groups that have 51-500 members and whose plans are scheduled to renew during July and August of 2020. - Read More

A few more COVID-19 coverage expansions

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This morning, we will be sending an email to group administrators, making them aware of two temporary changes we are making for our fully insured groups. We wanted to make you aware of this first, in case you received any calls. - Read More

Sales distancing

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  • quote
  • rate
  • email
  • health plans
  • individual

Thanks to our email quoting systems through Blueprint for Agents, you can use the medically smart practice of social distancing and still get your clients timely coverage quotes. And perhaps most importantly, the system associates your NPN (National Producer Number) with the quote – all the way through to the sale. - Read More

Medi-Pak® Rx (PDP) enrollment -- through Blueprint for Agents

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  • Blueprint for Agents
  • Rx
  • prescription drug plan
  • PDP
  • Medi-Pak

Got Medicare-eligible clients who want a prescription drug plan (PDP)? Good news! We now have another way for you to enroll them in a Medi-Pak® Rx (PDP) plan – Blueprint for Agents! - Read More

New payment addresses

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  • Arkansas Works
  • Exchange
  • Medi-Pak
  • individual
  • address
  • payment

If you have individual clients/ prospects who are sending checks or online banking payments through the mail, there are a couple of key address changes you and they should know about. - Read More

Compete and Complete Plus are changing

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  • pre-existing conditions
  • limited-duration
  • Complete Plus
  • Complete

Effective April 1, 2020, the pre-existing condition clause has been removed from all Complete and Complete Plus limited-duration individual health plans. - Read More

Dental access during COVID-19 outbreak

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Business continuity during COVID-19 health crisis

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COVID-19 update – remotely delivered care & behavioral health

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COVID-19 update

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage are committed to the safety and well-being of our members. We are working closely with the state and federal government during the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) to ensure that our members get the information and care they need. - Read More

Complete and Complete Plus Reapplication Process

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t’s almost been one year since we launched our limited-duration products – Complete and Complete Plus. Since our launch in 2019, we have sold more than 4,000 policies! Agents have played a big part in the success of this product, and we thank you. It’s time for some Complete/Complete single-term members to think about reapplying for coverage. - Read More

News on dental plans may bring a smile

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s dental plans have rolled out several changes for 2020, and they may give you and your clients and prospects reason to grin. - Read More

1095-B for 2019 tax year will not be mailed

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Medi-Pak® Medicare supplement commissions report moving

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  • MCS
  • ICM
  • broker
  • agent
  • Arkansas
  • supplement
  • medicare
  • Medi-Pak

Commissions for sales of Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Medi-Pak® Medicare supplement now (as of January 1, 2020) appear on your Insurance Compensation Management (ICM) system statement. - Read More