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Easy way to set up My Blueprint accounts for clients

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Learn a new functionality that allows individual agents to email clients a link to register for My Blueprint, our member self-service portal. - Read More

Arkansas Works Work Requirement Update

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  • Arkansas Works

In April, Arkansas Works beneficiaries who are subject to the work requirement should have received a letter with instructions to register with a link to the new work requirement portal. Here are some details. - Read More

New Guaranteed Issue Scenario for Medi-Pak Supplement

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Beginning July 1, 2018, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield will offer at least one standardized Medicare supplement plan for individuals under age 65 who qualify for Medicare due to a disability. Read about our two new guaranteed issue scenarios. - Read More

Arkansas Works modifications approved

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A new Medicaid work requirement is in store for beneficiaries of Arkansas Works. - Read More

Individual U-65 Bonus Program

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Get an early look at your progress toward the U-65 individual bonus by using a planned enhancement to the Sales Reporting Tool on Blueprint for Agents. - Read More

Tammy Blenden is our new individual product representative

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  • individual product representative

Arkansas Blue Cross is pleased to announce Tammy Blenden is our new individual product representative and will be responsible for managing and servicing agents in the eastern part of the state. - Read More

E&O coverage request from third-party administrator Gallagher MGA

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  • E&O

Get E&O help from our third-party vendor. - Read More

Waiting Period Options for Large Voluntary PPO Dental Plans

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  • Dental Select PPO and PPO Plus
  • waiting periods

Arkansas Blue Cross voluntary large group Dental Select PPO and PPO Plus plans now feature new waiting period options on major services. - Read More

New Medicare cards on the way

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  • ID cards
  • Medicare

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is making Medicare ID cards more secure for members and will begin mailing new cards to Arkansans with a new, randomly generated ID number that replaces the member's Social Security number. - Read More

Current Enrollment Listing Update for Individual Products

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  • current enrollment listing

There are two new links for agents viewing an individual product's current enrollment listing on Blueprint for Agents. - Read More

Update to Agent of Record procedure for individual U65 on exchange

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  • FFM
  • AOR

Our agent of record rules are changing. See the revisions that we've made to our policy. - Read More

Updates on Individual Senior and Under-65 Products

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  • Medi-Pak Supplement Kit
  • Agent Consent Form

Read our Agent Consent Form scenarios to better understand when the form will be accepted and processed. - Read More

New dental providers are rapidly joining our network

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  • Dental

The Arkansas Blue Cross dental network is growing in size throughout the state. Nearly one hundred new dental providers — dentists and specialists — have joined the Arkansas Blue Cross dental network in the past two months. - Read More

What repealing the individual mandate means in Arkansas

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  • Cal Kellogg
  • ACA
  • Individual Mandate

The repeal of the individual mandate penalty does not bring an end to the Affordable Care Act (ACA). But the repeal will affect the Arkansas market. - Read More

Membership System Change Begins for Individual Grandmother/Grandfather Business

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Individual grandmothered and grandfathered contracts will migrate to a new membership system in January of 2018. Here's some help navigating the transition. - Read More

Open Enrollment Scenarios

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  • APTC

We present three scenarios for saving your clients money, and discuss the value of staying Blue. - Read More

Arkansas Works Updates (updated November 21)

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  • Arkansas Works

Read a list of individual business updates about Arkansas Works enrollment, terminations, reinstatements and opportunities to earn bonus points. - Read More

LAST CHANCE TO SAVE ON GYM MEMBERSHIPS

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As of January 1, 2018, the monthly cost per person for Fitness Your Way by Tivity Health will increase to $29, and there will be an enrollment fee. Waive the enrollment fee in December before the price goes up. - Read More

ENHANCEMENTS TO DENTAL XTRA

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Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is enhancing Dental Xtra by adding stroke and Sjӧgren’s syndrome to the list of covered conditions beginning January 1, 2018. Plus, more dental members will be eligible for these extra benefits. - Read More

More Under-65 products move to new commission system

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  • ICM

Additional Arkansas Blue Cross commissions will be paid using the new commission system – ICM – beginning in January 2018. - Read More