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Complete and Complete Plus Flyer and FAQs

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  • Limited Duration Policy
  • Complete Plus
  • Complete

Complete and Complete Plus individual products are in the marketplace. After hosting a series of informational webinars, we wanted to tie up any loose ends and released a new agent FAQ about the products. You also can order or download a marketing flyer to use when selling the new products. - Read More

Upcoming webinars for new individual limited duration policies

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  • Dundee's Exquisite Educational Webinar Series
  • Complete Plus
  • Complete
  • Limited Duration Policy

Join us for a webinar to learn more details about our new, under-65 individual limited duration products: Complete and Complete Plus. Only agents appointed to sell Arkansas Blue Cross individual metallic products will be eligible. - Read More

The Medicare Advantage Open Enrollment is back!

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  • Open Enrollment Period
  • Medicare Advantage OEP
  • Medicare Advantage

CMS is bringing back the open enrollment period for Medicare Advantage participants. The OEP will be from January 1 – March 31, during which time plan participants can change to a different MA or MA-PD plan, disenroll from the plan and change Part D coverage. - Read More

Second phase of work requirement to begin January

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  • featured
  • Work requirement
  • DHS
  • Arkansas Works

Phase II of the Arkansas Works work-requirement program is coming in January 2019, and it could affect some of your clients. - Read More

2019 Small Group Health Plan Grids are Here

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  • Small Group Grids

The 2019 small group health plan grids are here! Download them today. - Read More

2019 Individual Marketing Materials

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  • marketing materials
  • OEP
  • AEP
  • Medicare Advantage
  • Medicare Supplement

Annual Election Period and Open Enrollment Period are both nearly here. Arkansas Blue Cross has a plan to get you the kits, brochures and other marketing materials you need. - Read More

Platinum Dental and Platinum Dental Plus Vision for Individuals

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  • Platinum Dental Plus Vision
  • Platinum Dental

Introducing the new Platinum Dental and Platinum Dental Plus Vision plans, featuring a higher plan-year maximum for individual clients. - Read More

Connectivity problem leads to August Good-Cause Exemption for Arkansas Works

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  • featured
  • Work requirement
  • DHS
  • Arkansas Works

Due to network issues with the states work requirement portal, affected Arkansas Works members can request a good cause exemption and have their August non-compliance removed. Learn how. - Read More

Educate your clients about life insurance this Life Insurance Awareness Month

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  • USAble Life
  • Life Insurance Awareness Month

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. Remind your clients that while workplace benefits can make a great start toward a comprehensive financial plan, individuals should review their coverage needs closely to ensure they have appropriate protection for their families. - Read More

Global Traveler™ Available for Large Group Customers

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  • travel insurance
  • GeoBlue
  • Global Traveler

Vacation isn't always stress free. Travel can add stress to your vacation. Our business traveler plan empowers employers and employees to protect their agenda and travel without worry. - Read More

Individual agent training for plan year 2019

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  • NIPR
  • Exchange Producer License
  • FWA Training
  • MA Training
  • Dundee Training Academy
  • FFM Training
  • O-65 Training
  • U-65 Training
  • Medi-Pak Choice

It's training time again! Read about the milestones, testing and licensing requirements necessary for our under-65 and over-65 annual training. - Read More

Generate a benefit summary in seconds

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  • Blueprint for Agents
  • Benefit Summary
  • Standard Plans
  • Large Group

Generate a benefit summary for group size 51-500 quickly and easily with our new tool in Blueprint for Agents. - Read More

Billing cycle change for individual U-65 grandfathered and grandmothered business

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  • individual products
  • Billing cycle

Beginning September 2018, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield will no longer support a 15th-of-the-month billing cycle for individual U-65 grandfathered and grandmothered members. Learn more about how we will transition the billing and payment for these plans. - Read More

Shelf-rated dental plans for 2-25 small groups

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  • shelf-rated dental
  • Dental Select PPO+
  • Dental

Arkansas Blue Cross dental plans do more, cost less and can integrate medical and dental to promote total wellbeing for your clients. Learn more. - Read More

Rate and onboard large groups faster

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  • 201-500
  • 101-200
  • 51-100
  • Large Group
  • Standard Plans

Arkansas Blue Cross is launching standard plans for groups 51-500 that will improve the rating process and simplify our overall product offering for these segments. Learn more about the plans and what benefits can be changed. - Read More

Agent meetings — what did you think?

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  • Blueprint for Agents
  • Agent Meeting

What'd you think of the Spring agent meetings? We'd like to hear your feedback on what we did well, and where we can improve. Plus, we'll point you in the direction of the presentations used during the meetings. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross launches online quoting and enrollment for small group

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  • Small Group
  • Total Enrollment Solution
  • TES

Arkansas Blue Cross goes paperless with TES, the new online small group quoting and enrollment platform. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross Individual Agent Updates

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  • Blueprint for Agents
  • Work requirement
  • Arkansas Works

Keep up with the latest on Arkansas Works, the work requirement, Blueprint for Agents and 2019 agent training dates in this rundown for individual agents. - Read More

USAble Life's Enhanced AccessAble Site

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  • USAble Life
  • AccessAble

Learn more about USAble Life's new online benefits enrollment, membership and billing tool. And get access to the self-service capabilities. - Read More

Easy way to set up My Blueprint accounts for clients

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  • My Blueprint

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