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Group Metallic Commissions Paid From a New System

Starting with May 2017 commission statements, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield will begin paying some employer group commissions to agents and agencies using a new commission system — the Insurance Compensation Management (ICM) system.

Marketplace Stabilization Rule Update

On April 13, The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued the highly anticipated final rule, referred to as the Marketplace Stabilization rule. The press release and summary can be found here. Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Consumer and Retail Markets would like to address a few of the rule’s key changes, and […]

State of the Union for Individual Agent Marketing

David Dundee from Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s Consumer and Retail Markets division takes a year-in-review look at the tremendous work from external agents in 2016, and discusses some improvements we’re making to help agents.

New Small Group Due Dates for Benefits Changes

Make sure your small group clients submit any benefit changes in time! Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has a new timeline for small groups that make benefits changes after our internal auto renewal process has begun.

Free mobile data for your Blue clients

Looking for a perk for your clients who are Arkansas Blue Cross health insurance policyholders?

Step-by-Step: Help your clients set up AutoPay

Payment has never been easier. One way your clients can pay their bill on a recurring basis is online with AutoPay, a convenient, secure way for Arkansas Blue Cross members to pay their premiums. We’ll walk you through the process of setting up AutoPay.

Pinnacle Insurance Associates improves online sales process

Pinnacle Insurance Associates made an enhancement to the digital store this month. Now agents can choose to finalize the entire sales process with your individual clients on the spot. It’s simple.

Commissions on Individual Metallic products paid through a different system

Starting February 2017, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield will begin paying on- and off-exchange Individual Metallic and Arkansas Works (previously called the private option) commissions to agents and agencies using a different commission system — the Insurance Compensation Management (ICM) system.

2015 ANTHEM CYBERATTACK FOLLOW-UPS

Arkansas Blue Cross will be sending a letter to your group administrator clients regarding employees who have minor dependents who may have been affected by the 2015 Anthem cyberattack. Read more to learn more about who will receive a letter.