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New individual vision product – Vision Select

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  • Vision
  • Arkansas Blue Cross

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield is introducing a new individual vision product, Vision Select, beginning September 1, 2019. Vision Select is similar to our Vision Plus product, which is being phased out, but will have a slight benefit and premium difference and will be offered alongside the Vision Classic product, which will continue. - Read More

Fully insured members now have virtual health: Care – anytime, anywhere.

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  • Shield
  • Cross
  • Blue
  • Arkansas Blue Cross
  • fully insured
  • insured
  • fully
  • MDLIVE
  • Health
  • virtual
  • telemedicine
  • virtual health

As of July 1, 2019, fully insured Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield members* (whether covered under individual or group policies) have access to medical help – via smartphone or computer – in those times when it’s difficult for them to go see a doctor in person. It is called virtual health, and it is powered by MDLIVE. - Read More

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield offers assistance to members, employers affected by flooding

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New online shopping experience for agents & brokers

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  • featured
  • Blueprint for Agents

Our goal is pretty simple: we want to combine the agent shopping experience with that of the corporate shopping experience. - Read More

Individual dental contracts changing systems

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  • ID cards
  • AMISYS
  • Dental

Individual dental contracts will migrate to a different membership system starting in April 2019. Walk through the details of what's changing and why. - Read More

Group dental, vision moving to a different system

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  • Vision
  • Dental
  • ID cards
  • AMISYS

Your group dental and vision members are being migrated to a different membership system at Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Read our FAQs to learn more about the migration and how it'll affect your clients and members. - Read More

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