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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 […]

2023 Medicare Advantage sneak peek

Our first look at 2023 Medicare Advantage benefits is here. We’re excited to continue providing the same great products in 2023. Key highlights: EXPANSION We’re expanding into 12 new counties in South and East Arkansas. Our BlueMedicare HMO plan will be available in 34 new counties. Our BlueMedicare PPO plan will be available in 29 […]

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 […]

2022 individual product upgrades

TruHearing for Medi-Pak members At Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, we’re providing Medi-Pak Medicare Supplement members with TruHearing® coverage on hearing aids. TruHearing gives our members the latest-generation models, styles and technologies of hearing aids. We’re mailing eligible members a letter and brochure about the program. Interested members must call TruHearing at 1-877-760-0783 to find […]

Protect your client data

On February 24, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield hosted the Cybersecurity for Everyone webinar that was geared toward outlining the most common cybersecurity risks and some specific steps on how to improve cybersecurity. Speaker Dan Harpool has extensive experience in cybersecurity best practices and strategic planning. The session included looking at all the cybersecurity […]