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Update: Individual ACA Products – BlueCard

We’ve made the decision to keep BlueCard on our individual ACA plans that currently feature the benefit. This is a change from what you initially saw in the online training materials released on Pinpoint at the end of August. The Arkansas Insurance Department approved the change on Friday, September 30. Please see the lists below […]

Individual FFM training for plan year 2023 now available

The Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) training is now available for returning agents and brokers! After completing the required FFM training, you can use PinPoint to track FFM completion and complete required product training. Also, you can renew your Arkansas Exchange Producer License. Please see our previous blog article on how to access PinPoint and register […]

Naloxone is covered for members

Naloxone is a lifesaving medication that can reverse an overdose from opioids, including heroin, fentanyl and prescription opioid medications. Often given as a nasal spray, naloxone is safe and easy to use. Naloxone kits are carried by first responders and can be the difference between life and death for people experiencing an overdose. Arkansas Blue […]

Individual agent training for Plan Year 2023

It’s training time again. PinPoint will be the system used to track both under-65 (U-65) and over-65 (O-65) annual training requirements. Learn more about the various milestones and training tracks below. Medi-Pak Choice and Medicare Advantage milestones On August 12, 2022, returning agents who have a Medi-Pak® Choice and Medicare Advantage (O-65) appointment can access PinPoint to: Complete your annual […]

Individual agent sales manager change-up

Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s relationship with the state’s agents and brokers is critical to our success. We’re always looking for the right alignment of support, staffing and experience to help you be successful. Recently, we added a new member to our individual team with more than a decade of experience in the individual […]

New Blueprint for Agents starts tomorrow

Keep an eye on your inbox tomorrow. Mid-morning you’ll receive an email with a link to access the new Blueprint for Agents portal and activate your account. Your username is included in the email. Before you click the link, take a deep breath. It’s been 20 years since we’ve changed our agent-broker platform. Soak it in. The email will come […]

Blueprint for Agents summer refresh

Blueprint for Agents is getting upgraded this summer. The portal’s enhancements will require you to log in to a new Blueprint for Agents platform that’s built to better serve you. Don’t worry! We aren’t making any sudden changes. The transition to the new Blueprint for Agents portal will be a transition. Both platforms will remain available to you […]

ARHOME member eligibility communications

In the next few days, we’ll be sending emails and text messages to ARHOME members asking them to watch for letters and emails from the Department of Human Services (DHS). With the COVID-19 public health emergency order set to expire on July 15, there may be some ARHOME members who lose their eligibility for the […]

COVID-19 expanded benefits update

There is a new COVID-19 update for members covered by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Health Advantage (fully insured health plans). Arkansas Blue Cross and Health Advantage are committed to the safety and well-being of our members. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 public health emergency, we have been working closely with the […]

ACA shopping log-in changes

Beginning on Monday, April 4, the way you’ll access the shopping pages for ACA medical plans in Blueprint for Agents will change. After clicking the “Shopping” button and then the “Medical Plans Shopping and Enrollment” link, you’ll be directed to a landing page listing instructions on how to access HealthSherpa’s shopping site. This new log-in […]