February 2, 2010

Anthem Blue Cross joins CaliforniaChoice small group exchange

Today Forbes announced that Woodland Hills and Orange, CA – Anthem Blue Cross and CHOICE Administrators, Inc. (CHOICE Administrators) together announce an agreement for Anthem Blue Cross and Anthem Blue Cross Life and Health Insurance Company to join the CaliforniaChoice small group health exchange. As of June 1, 2010, the partnership will offer HMO and PPO benefits for all new and renewing CaliforniaChoice employer groups.

Anthem Blue Cross will join the following health plans currently available through the CaliforniaChoice small group program: Health Net, Kaiser Permanente, Sharp Health Plan and Western Health Advantage.

CaliforniaChoice is the largest health insurance Exchange in America. Since its approval by the state in 1996, CaliforniaChoice has administered over 19 million member months of exchange health coverage.

Employers in the CaliforniaChoice exchange control their benefits budget by setting a monthly contribution that is used toward employee benefit premiums.

Employees are able to take their employer’s contribution and apply it toward the health plan and coverage level they like best, choosing from a selection of HMO, PPO and HSA-qualified benefits offered through the available participating health plans’ special disease management programs.

To receive a free instant CaliforniaChoice health insurance for your business, visit QuoteBroker.com or call (800) 783-0802 x 711.